Tag: Advantage ICF System

Plasti-Fab® Commercial Construction Series – Above Grade Wall Solutions

Last week we covered what an energy efficient commercial building looks like below grade. Now we are continuing with our build as we move to the types of products and construction methods for the above grade walls. Our goal with this building is to…

How to Stay on Schedule Whatever the Weather with Advantage ICFs from Plasti-Fab

Don’t let the weather dictate your construction schedule. Stay on track with the Advantage ICF System.

Better Building Ideas from the Ground Up: Part 3 – Above Grade Walls

Welcome back to our mini series on building an energy efficient home! So far we have covered below grade insulation applications, and today we are moving to above grade walls and the insulation solutions for energy efficient homes.

Plasti-Fab Helps Manitoba Company Bring a Vision Founded on Good Food To Life

Plasti-Fab products help bring a Manitoba business’ vision to life with energy efficient products and thermal envelope solutions to meet their business needs.

The luxury soundproofing an airport hotel – and its guests -need

Lakeview Signature Inn, Calgary, Alberta When developers were building the Lakeview Signature Inn (formerly the Marriot Residence Inn) in the early 2000s, they wanted a forming system that offered three key benefits: First, energy efficiency to minimize the impact of the hot and cold…

Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather with Advantage ICFs

Living in Canada, a question I frequently get asked is “how cold of temperatures can I pour concrete into ICF blocks?” Concrete construction during cold weather conditions requires special consideration to ensure that the concrete achieves the desired strength prior to freezing. Conventional concrete…

Heritage Dream Home Uses Plasti-Fab Building Systems

A heritage dream home to be passed down through the generations Calgary, Alberta Just outside a small town in Alberta’s southeastern Battle River Valley area, a home for the ages is coming to life. On a swath of private farmland owned by a single…