Monthly archive for April 2014

Moore Family Rebuilds Tornado Resistant Home

Moore Family Rebuilds Tornado Resistant Home Davis family rebuilds home with Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) after home destroyed in May 2013 tornado.   (Oklahoma City, OK, April 28, 2014)  The Davis family is currently rebuilding their home in Moore, Oklahoma after it was destroyed in the May 2013 tornado. Their home was located at 405 Stonebridge, south of Fourth Street, just west of Eastern in Moore, Oklahoma. Their entire neighborhood was wiped away in the F5 tornado. Brenda and Charles Davis decided to rebuild their home using ICFs, Insulating Concrete Forms, one of the strongest methods of disaster resistant construction

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BuildBlock IRC/IBC Code Approvals Updated to 2012

2012 IBC Builidng Codes Cover

BuildBlock Products 2012 IRC/IBC Code Approval Renewed BuildBlock ICFs received 2012 IRC/IBC code approval renewals through Intertek one of seventeen accredited Product Certification Agencies (PCA) providing product evaluation reports under the International Accreditation Service (IAS). (Oklahoma City, OK, April 16, 2014) BuildBlock Building Systems is proud to announce Intertek has updated code evaluation reports for all BuildBlock products bringing the 2009 compliance current to 2012. All BuildBlock products are now currently certified for the 2012 IRC (International Residential Code) and 2012 IBC (International Building Code). Intertek like the ICC is one of seventeen accredited organizations providing product evaluation reports under the

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Getting to Know: Andrew Laub

Today in our get-to-know we meet Andrew Laub, BuildBlock’s Director of Sales. Andrew joined the BuildBlock team in October of 2011. He manages our sales and business development teams  as well as a growing team of independent sales agents that work remotely from BuildBlock HQ. We asked Andrew a few questions about his role on the BuildBlock team. Here are his answers: BuildBlock: Why do you want to work at BuildBlock? Andrew: I’ve always been fascinated with the building industry.  So, when my predecessor approached me about this opportunity, I was immediately interested.  Being able to see a finished product that I had

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