ebuild: The professional's guide to building products
Advertisement
Advertisement
ebuild TV featured video

New Products for Remodelers

Join products editor Lauren Hunter as she shows off some of the new products featured at this year

Advertisement

Browse Manufacturers

Manufacturers By Letter

Newsletter Sign-Up

ebuild New Product News: each issue includes a spotlight of six new products along with a compilation of manufacturer announcements and a collection of product-themed articles. Free sign-up here.

Newsletter archive
Advertisement
Advertisement

Insulating Concrete Forms
View All 6 Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers

News

From Our Editors

  • Basement Finishing System
  • Source: BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine 3/8/2011
  • The ICFs manufacturer now offers reFIT, a basement finishing system that provides for a finished wall assembly R-value of 13.9. The expanded polystyrene panels interlock vertically and install easily using metal base track, corner panel connectors, and wall clips and shims; embedded fastening strips allow for attachment of drywall. The panels are resistant to mold, mildew, and rot, says the maker. More
  • Reversible ICFs
  • Source: BUILDER Magazine 9/29/2010
  • Preassembled interlocking blocks are offered in 4-, 6-, 8-, and 12-inch core thicknesses and measure 16 inches tall. Blocks, including corners, are designed to be reversible to speed construction and reduce on-site cuts, foam dust, and waste. Accessories include 45-degree angles, taper tops, T-blocks, and corbel ledges. The system can achieve STC ratings of up to 50 and is designed to meet seismic and high-wind codes. Plastic ties and forms are recyclable and blocks emit no VOCs, says the maker. More

From Our Manufacturers

  • MIT Research Examines Life-Cycle Assessment of Concrete Homes
  • Source: ebuild 2/3/2011
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently released preliminary research findings that will help set a new standard in life-cycle assessment (LCA) modeling. The studies, which are part of an ongoing research initiative at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub, will quantify the cradle-to-grave environmental costs of building and paving materials, and will ultimately result in the most comprehensive LCA model produced to-date. More
  • CertainTeed Corporation Cuts Energy Loss From Slab Edges with New EnergyEdge Insulating Form
  • Source: ebuild 2/3/2010
  • CertainTeed Corporation is expanding its portfolio of time-saving foundation products that boost energy efficiency with the introduction of EnergyEdge insulating concrete slab edge forms. The patent-pending EnergyEdge system is designed to prevent energy loss along the uninsulated concrete slab edge. The system consists of PVC rails, snap-on braces and expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation. More

Related Trade Associations