Designers & Code Officials

BuildBlock ICFs are completely code approved by multiple local, national and international standards. We also offer CAD Details, and CSI Specifications that are available for download. 

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Code Approvals

The International Code Council publishes the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Building Code (IBC). The Intertek Code Compliance Research Report CCRR-1003 details how BuildBlock ICF Products meet and exceed code requirements.

BuildBlock Insulating concrete forms have been thoroughly tested and evaluated to ensure they are compliant with national and regional codes in both the United States and Canada. The reports and certifications for both national compliance as well as state or other jurisdiction are below. Please contact our technical department with any questions [email protected].

CAD Details

Here you can download each BuildBlock CAD Details & Technical Drawings in PDF or DWG format.

CSI Product Specifications

This section shows BuildBlock Products CSI Specifications document. The product specifications document allows the specifier to identify Section 03 19 11, Insulating Concrete Forming, for R-22 or greater walls and their installation and finish. It is provided in PDF, Word 2007+, Word 1997-2003, and Rich Text formats and may be edited to meet the needs of specific projects. This document is also included as Section 11 in the BuildBlock Installation & Technical Manual.


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

Residential Homes

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

Stem Walls, Foundations, Basements & Safe Rooms

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

Multifamily, Duplexes, and High Density Residential

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

Commercial, Industrial, & Institutional Buildings

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

Schools, Churches &
Houses of Worship

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

Swimming Pools &
Water Features

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