Commercial ICF Construction

Building commercial projects with BuildBlock ICFs makes sense in the short term and long term. Building owners see immediate benefits from ICF buildings including reduced utility bills, reduced maintenance, fire and disaster resilience, occupant comfort, and sustainability.

WHAT CAN I BUILD WITH ICFs?

ICFs can be used to build any structure and nearly any design.

residential-homesResidential Homes

ICFs are prefect to build your entire home. This provides the maximum energy efficiency and disaster resilience.

foundations-basementsFoundations & Basements

ICFs are the fastest way to build basements and foundations. Solid insulation, strong walls, and worry-free construction.

multifamilyMultifamily

Building multifamily structures, hotels, motels, and other high-density housing is fast and safer than any other building method.

retail-office-spaceCommercial Space

Freestanding office space, retail and other structures all benefit from reduced lifecycle costs, maintenance, increased building safety and disaster resistance.

schools-churches-hospitalsSchools & Churches

Buildblock ICFs deliver safe, comfortable and disaster resilient environment for schools, churches, hospitals, warehouse, and industrial buildings all benefit from ICF construction.

poolsPools

Build faster, extend your pool season with an insulated pool without sacrificing design options.

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES(back to top)

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BuildBlock provides a comprehensive set of CAD Details containing product  information, connection details, and best practices.

bim-revit-modelsBIM Models

BIM models for all BuildBlock products. From concept through completion, these tools help architects, designers, and owners create cost-effective, energy-efficient projects.

install-manualsInstallation Resources

The BuildBlock Installation & Technical Manual provides a comprehensive resource for building any structure, anywhere.

buildblock-engineeringEngineering

BuildBlock provides comprehensive prescriptive engineering tables as a starting point for commercial engineering including tall wall engineering, above and below grade, and FEMA 361 community safe room design.

irc-ibc-code-complianceCode Approvals

BuildBlock ICFs are fully tested and code compliant with the IRC/IBC. BuildBlock also maintains specialty approvals in Florida, Miami-Dade, Wisconsin, Los Angeles, New York City, and others.

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Find BuildBlock BIM Models & CAD Details inside your favorite apps!

 

FEATURED PROJECTS(back to top)

11 Classroom ICF Safe Room Addition

Hilldale Elementary Builds 11-Classroom Safe Room addition, which will be able to protect all of its students, teachers and staff during severe weather or a tornado.

Energy Efficient Michigan Winery Built with BuildBlock ICFs

The energy-efficient Bonobo Winery built with BuildBlock ICFs combines many systems and technologies to deliver a commercial success in Traverse City, Michigan.

Central Avenue Villas

The Central Avenue Villas is an extremely successful ICF mixed use development combining ground floor retail and residential above.

BuildBlock ICFs are the strongest and most energy-efficient building material available today. ICFs are used every day to build low to mid-rise multifamily residential, schools, churches, office buildings, retail space, and other commercial structures. Commercially, ICFs deliver proven energy efficiency, significantly reduced maintenance, lower cost of ownership, increased tenant comfort & satisfaction, faster construction, and disaster resilience.

At BuildBlock we are passionate about helping contractors, engineers, architects, and community planners build sustainable, energy-efficient, and disaster resistant structures.

-Mike Garrett, CEO
BuildBlock Building Systems

BUILDBLOCK VIDEO(back to top)

See educational videos, how to features, product information, and project tour videos
to help you better understand how to build your project and experience the possibilities with BuildBlock ICFs.

Introduction to BuildBlock ICFs

Learn more about building with Insulating Concrete Forms, BuildBlock ICF products, design options, and solutions for your entire ICF project.

ICF versus CMU Construction

Walk through the project pre-pour inspection and see how this ICF basement was built, how to stage materials, erect bracing, and more.

BuildLock Knockdown ICFs

The BuildLock Knockdown System is available in 4″-12″ cores or larger with the Bridge Clip Connector. These forms ship flat to save shipping costs and accommodate complex rebar placement.

Experience more educational videos, project tours, and more on our Youtube Channel!

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