ICF Training, Sacramento California (October 18th)

Join us for a full day of interactive Insulating Concrete Form Training! This training includes: • An in-depth presentation covering design and construction with BuildBlock ICFs • Learn tips on how to maintain a successful business with ICFs as a core product offering • Hands-on training with ICF blocks and bracing • A copy of our comprehensive installation manual • A BuildBlock T-Shirt • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments Time & Location Date: October 18th from 8 AM – 4 PM Location: Hampton Inn Cal Expo, 2230 Auburn Blvd Sacramento, CA  95821 Cost and Certification: • Cost is $100 per person

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ICF Training, Chico California (October 16th)

Join us for a full day of interactive Insulating Concrete Form Training! This training includes: • An in-depth presentation covering design and construction with BuildBlock ICFs • Learn tips on how to maintain a successful business with ICFs as a core product offering • Hands-on training with ICF blocks and bracing • A copy of our comprehensive installation manual • A BuildBlock T-Shirt • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments Time & Location Date: October 16th from 8 AM – 4 PM Location: Residence Inn, 2485 Carmichael Dr Chico, CA 95928 Cost and Certification: • Cost is $100 per person • $50

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ICF Training, Santa Rosa California (October 15th)

Join us for a full day of interactive Insulating Concrete Form Training! This training includes: • An in-depth presentation covering design and construction with BuildBlock ICFs • Learn tips on how to maintain a successful business with ICFs as a core product offering • Hands-on training with ICF blocks and bracing • A copy of our comprehensive installation manual • A BuildBlock T-Shirt • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments Time & Location Date: October 15th from 8 AM – 4 PM Location: Best Western Plus Wine Country Inn & Suites 870 Hopper Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95403 Cost and Certification: •

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ICF Training, Waxahachie (September 30th) – SOLD OUT

Thank you for your interest in joining us for our ICF training. This class is currently sold out. We will have more training coming in Texas this year. To see all upcoming training, visit our blog https://buildblock.com/blog/ or the events tab of our training site https://training.buildblock.com/events/. Join us for a full day of interactive Insulating Concrete Form Training! This training includes: An in-depth presentation covering design and construction with BuildBlock ICFs Learn tips on how to maintain a successful business with ICFs as a core product offering Hands-on training with ICF blocks and bracing A copy of our comprehensive installation manual

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Upcoming Fall 2019 ICF Training (Texas and California)

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Fall 2019 ICF Training in Texas and California BuildBlock has 4 training opportunities coming up in Texas and California. These in-person classes are taught by BuildBlock’s industry professionals with decades of ICF experience. Each training includes an informational classroom-style discussion on the use of ICFs in construction as well as a hands-on portion with ICFs, bracing, and accessories. Each training is from 8 AM – 4 PM and includes breakfast and lunch. See below for dates and locations. Classes fill up quickly so register today!  Texas Class: This class is sold out Waxahachie, TX | Monday, September 30Hampton Inn 2010

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Home Builders Resource Expo

See BuildBlock ICFs in person June 29th & 30th at Home Builders Resource Expo: Rebuilding After A Wildfire | Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA When rebuilding after a disaster using BuildBlock ICFs gives you peace of mind for the future and delivers the many benefits of ICFs every day for you and your family. BuildBlock ICFs deliver superior energy performance and disaster resilience. Whether choosing comfort, extreme energy-efficiency, enhanced disaster resilience, ease of construction, quietness, or superior air quality you get every benefit no matter what. Visit BuildBlock in person and discuss design, building, benefits, and engineering at the summit. Click the button

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How to Repair a Damaged ICF Wall Section

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In this short video, DIY home-builder Chris shows you how he repaired a piece of ICF wall after it was damaged by wild animals. Video Transcription:  Here’s how to repair a rather fantastic hole that some wild dogs tore into the side of this building. Apparently, a small animal had gotten inside the wall and the dogs chewed this wall out to get to it. Now we’re lucky, you see, that the webs are in place. What I’ve done, we’ve cut another piece that matches it. I’ve chosen to take some that have webs in it so they embed in

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How to Install Electrical Wiring Into ICF Walls

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Join BuildBlock CTO Micah Garrett as he shows you a few quick and easy strategies for installing electrical wiring into ICF walls. Video Transcript: Hi, I’m Micah Garrett with BuildBlock Building Systems and today we’re going to show you how to mount electrical boxes. We’re going to go over some of the tools and show you some of the tips and tricks to make this a fast and easy install. First, you’re going to need some electrical boxes. You might want to use plastic boxes, one of the best styles to use is one with a flange on the side.

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BuildBlock ICF Training in March

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Michigan Training (March 22 and 23) You are invited to this day-long seminar in Wixom, MI! Lead by Jim Quain of Thermal Wall, this class discusses and presents how to build with BuildBlock ICFs. The class will be held on March 22nd and again on March 23rd. Seminar Topics Footing Preparation Demonstration of ICF Basics Above and Below Grade Applications Installation of Electrical and Plumbing Waterproofing Multi-Story Applications Interior and Exterior Wall Finishes Environment, Energy, Value, and Safety Training Information Time: March 22 or 23, 8:30am-4pmLocation: Out N Out Quality- 28003 Center Oaks Ct. Suite 108 Wixom, MI 48393Meals: Continental

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Strength in the Storm: The Florida Beach House

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The Florida Beach House Proves How Strong, Efficient, and Beautiful an ICF Home Can Be The ICF industry hangs its hat on a few defining benefits; energy efficiency, ease of construction, and disaster resistance. While we never hope that your home comes in contact with any kind of disaster (natural or otherwise) it is always encouraging to see our structures live up to the benefits we so proudly proclaim. The Florida Beach House is a shining example of just how strong and resilient ICF structures are as it survived a direct hit from Hurricane Irma. The design and strength of

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