When it comes to saving money in your home, your energy consumption is a huge expense. How do you lower that power consumption while helping to reduce your carbon footprint? By choosing sustainable construction methods from the start of your building process!
You’re going to find a large variety of these type of construction methods available to help you build a home that is not only cozy and comfortable but also an energy-efficient home. Learning about the different methods available to you, such as ICF construction, is important to help you make wise decisions on your home improvements or building projects. Take a look below at some of these benefits of ICF construction and other methods you can choose from.
What is ICF Construction?
ICF stands for insulated concrete forms. This is similar to placing LEGO blocks together when you were a child. These walls are formed with insulation on the inside and outside and pieced to fit perfectly together when constructing your home or building. Then concrete is poured into the walls that are reinforced with rebar. These walls are laced together so well that it helps to eliminate any outside air infiltration. That means better insulation and energy efficiency for you. [Read more…]