Press Release: BuildBlock to Partner with the NRMCA’s Build With Strength 2.0 Initiative
BuildBlock to Partner with the NRMCA and Habitat for Humanity
Oklahoma City, OK—BuildBlock Building Systems, manufacturer of BuildBlock Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs), as a primary member of the Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association is proud to partner with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) as a part of their Build With Strength 2.0 program. Through BWS2.0, the NRMCA is partnering with Habitat for Humanity International to provide safe and sustainable housing across the United States. As a partnered supplier, BuildBlock will be working with several Habitat builds over the next 5 years. BuildBlock will also be providing hands-on ICF installation training and technical support during construction. The first of many BuildBlock builds is set to begin construction in the summer of 2021.
“We are very proud to partner with the NRMCA and support this great cause.” said Brian Corder, BuildBlock CEO, “ICFs are a perfect solution for building homes that are energy-efficient, disaster-resilient, sustainable, and affordable. We hope that BuildBlock’s involvement in this initiative will show how home builders and owners can easily create safe, energy-efficient homes at an affordable price with ICFs.”
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that works with local communities to provide safe, affordable housing for families in need. This building initiative is also sponsored by Build with Strength, a National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) supported coalition of architects, builders, engineers, emergency services personnel, policymakers, and others committed to the advancement of concrete building materials as a solution for building affordable, sustainable, and disaster-resilient homes.
The Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) is the North American non-profit trade association for the Insulated Concrete Form industry and was founded in 2014 by a dedicated group of manufacturers with the interest of improving the quality and acceptance of Insulated Concrete Form construction.
BuildBlock® Building Systems LLC is the manufacturer of BuildBlock Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) the most environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient, and disaster-resistant method of residential and commercial construction. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, BuildBlock serves North America through its 14 manufacturing facilities in North America serving customers in Mexico, Canada, and around the world.