1. Energy Savings

  • Walls provide a Thermal Resistance Rating of R-24 +and can save up to 50% on utility costs.
  • Heating and cooling units can be downsized for additional savings.

2. Strength and Safety

  • Walls exceed Miami-Dade Hurricane Codes.
  • Walls meet three hour fire resistance rating.

3. Peace and Quiet

  • ICF walls allow less than one-third as much sound to pass through as ordinary framed walls.
  • Homeowners will hear much less outside noises.

4. Environmentally Friendly

  • Less material waste than wood-framed.
  • Excellent indoor air quality.
  • Fewer trees are harvested than for wood-framed homes.

5. Exterior Finish

  • ICF will accept any exterior finish: Vinyl, wood, stucco and brick.
  • Has the same appearance of a traditional wood frame home.

6. Overall Savings

  • Savings of up to 50% on utility costs.
  • Homeowner Insurance deduction possible up to 20%.
  • Less maintenance and repair.
  • Increased resale value over traditional wood-framed homes.