ICF Construction gains Premier Guarantee Approval

Premier Guarantee, probably the most dynamic buildings insurance company in the UK, has confirmed they fully approve ICF (Insulating Concrete Formwork) construction as long as the ICF Company being used is a member of the ICFA. The guarantee will be granted on the...

Material Shortages – What Material Shortages?

If you are getting a headache from apparent shortages of not only building materials but also labour then there has never been a better time to consider Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) construction. Using just two main components, ready mixed concrete and high...

Integraspec – Recent Build Feature

In July 2011 Integraspec received an email from Brother Stefan of Skanda Vale Monastery in Carmarthenshire, West Wales requesting a quotation for the supply of the IntegraSpec ICF wall system to build a barn. But this wasn’t just any barn; this was a purposed built...
Detached Home – Isle of Barra

Detached Home – Isle of Barra

Beco Wallform were asked to supply their insulating concrete forms to a large detached home new build based in the Isle of Barra. The lightweight forms were delivered by ferry. This project was built by one of Beco Wallform established distributors who specialise in...
NHBC

NHBC

NHBC (National House-Building Council) wrote to the ICFA on 25 March 2011 to confirm that they will accept the ICF build method on homes covered by an NHBC warranty including basements, subject to the necessary regulations and conditions been met as laid down by the...

Modern Exclusive Home

This new modern home is suited to contemporary living requirements for the 21st century. The house consists of two wings, one wing consisting of all the living /community spaces and the other wing consisting of sleeping quarters with a sunken garage accommodating up...
Council of Mortgage Lenders

Council of Mortgage Lenders

The Council of Mortgage Lenders issued a letter to the ICFA on the 13th September 2012 confirming the following statement: FEBRUARY 2010 The Valuation Panel of the Council of Mortgage Lenders confirmed that ICF (Insulating Concrete Formwork) construction is acceptable...