Earthquake Study Reveals Important Differences in Building Performance

The evidence just keeps piling up. Reinforced concrete buildings constructed with Insulating Concrete Forms represent one of the best value-for-money choices in the industry. Here at Airfoam, we know that the design community will be keenly interested in the just-released Independent study from the US Resiliency Council on “Earthquake Performance Comparison of Multifamily, Multistory Apartment […]

ICF Stands Tall To BEGH Part 9 Codes and Part 9 Structures in Canada

Airfoam recently partnered with the Building Officials Association of BC to present a continuing education seminar titled ‘New Resources for Building Code Compliant Part 9 Structures with Insulating Concrete Forms’.  ICF expert Douglas Bennion, Airfoam’s Building Science and Code Compliance Specialist, presented at the BOABC 2022 AGM in Victoria, BC to a crowd of nearly […]

Building a home with ICF? We got the engineering stamps covered!

New Prescriptive ICF Design Guide for Part 9 Buildings in Canada May 15, 2021 Airfoam Industries is pleased to announce the release of its new ICF engineering design guide for Part 9 buildings in Canada.  Quad-Lock branded ICF is part of a cooperative effort to develop engineered, prescriptive design solutions for ICF homes by the […]

Great News for Vancouver Builders!

Do you want to increase your allowable building size by over 450 square feet and increase potential market value by over $130,000? The Vancouver City Council recently announced new incentives to build single-family and duplex homes using Passive House standards, which reflects Net-Zero and Step-Code standards. What is Passive House?  It is a way of designing […]