Are You Starting a New Building Project at Your Home?

Written by Master Builder on . Posted in Icf building material, Polystyrene forms

Deck project 2018 is complete!
Your family has always used your backyard deck a lot, but it was a pitiful 10 foot by 10 foot and showing its 13 year age. In addition, it was no longer up to code. The decision to replace the old deck with a beautiful 12 foot by 22 foot deck, adding a pergola to provide some needed shade on the south facing side of the house. Instead of wood, the new deck is made of energy efficient green building materials that require literally no maintenance. As soon as it was completed you began to enjoy more meals and wine nights on the new deck. The finished product is beautiful and its completion was a combination of your husband’s hard work and a deck professional’s guidance.
Energy Efficient Green Building Materials Continue to Grow in Popularity
More and more consumers are demanding home construction materials that are both energy efficient and responsibly made. From insulated concrete building 9ICF) blocks to maintenance free deck materials, there are a number of products that allow property owners to get the building that they want, while at the same time making use of environmentally friendly building supplies.
Consider some of these facts and figures about the latest trends in energy efficient home building trends:
  • ICF construction typically costs 40% less than the conventional basement construction. The savings is a direct result of the fact that ICF construction uses a reduced number of steps.
  • Buildings constructed with ICF are six to nine times stronger than traditional buildings.
  • ICF walls can save home owners 20% to 25% on annual heating and cooling costs, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Measuring 16 inches high and 48 inches long, the first foam concrete form was patented in 1966 by Werner Gregori, a Canadian contractor.
  • ICF walls can save home owners 20% to 25% on annual heating and cooling costs, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • ICF systems can decrease final costs on a property by an estimate of $0.75 per square foot.
What is your 2019 home project? Are you looking forward to building a new deck? Are you interested in building a new man cave for you and your friends? No matter what project you are looking for, it is important to consider the latest environmentally friendly building options.

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