Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction

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McGraw-Hill, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 326 pages
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Ideal for today's housing requirements, insulating concrete forms (ICFs) are hollow units made of plastic foam, assembled into the shape of a building's exterior, and filled with reinforced concrete to create structural walls. This step-by-step guide will introduce you to the advantages of ICFs, and show you how to incorporate them successfully into your homebuilding projects. Featuring a helpful eight-page color insert, the book offers you full coverage of ICF components, design issues, engineering, assembly, and much more.

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