Building commercial projects with BuildBlock ICFs makes sense. Building owners see immediate benefits during construction through faster dry in times, less skilled labor, and fewer materials. In the long term ICF buildings deliver reduced utility bills & maintenance, added fire and disaster resilience, increased occupant comfort, and sustainability, all at once.
What Can I Build With ICFs?
ICFs can be used to build any structure and nearly any design.
ICFs are perfect to build your entire home. This provides the maximum energy efficiency and disaster resilience.
ICFs are the fastest way to build basements and foundations. Solid insulation, strong walls, and worry-free construction.
Building multifamily structures, hotels, motels, and other high-density housing is fast and safer than any other building method.
Freestanding office space, retail, and other structures all benefit from reduced life-cycle costs, maintenance, increased building safety and disaster resistance.
BuildBlock ICFs deliver safe, comfortable and disaster resilient environment for schools, churches, hospitals, warehouse, and industrial buildings all benefit from ICF construction.
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Commercial Construction Resources
BuildBlock provides a comprehensive set of CAD Details containing product information, connection details, and best practices.
BIM models for all BuildBlock products. From concept through completion, these tools help architects, designers, and owners create cost-effective, energy-efficient projects.
The BuildBlock Installation & Technical Manual provides a comprehensive resource for building any structure, anywhere.
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.
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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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.
The energy-efficient Bonobo Winery built with BuildBlock ICFs combines many systems and technologies to deliver a commercial success in Traverse City, Michigan.
The Brownstones at Maywood Park was early in the the rejuvenation and rebirth of housing in Oklahoma City’s urban core. This development of luxury multifamily housing using BuildBlock ICFs demonstrated unique design, energy-efficiency, and disaster resilience.