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We're answering all your questions about Nudura insulated concrete forms and overall ICF construction and design. Learn how projects can benefit from ICFs, how they work and the best way to install them.

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As we remember the lives lost and damage caused by Hurricane Michael 5 years ago, let's also work together to build more resilient communities that can weather future storms.

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Did you know that you can build insulated concrete form swimming pools? ICFs improve in-ground swimming pools' energy efficiency and durability and speed of construction.


With global warming creating hotter summers across North America, here are some big and small changes that could help boost your home’s energy efficiency


This blog post will empower you with information about insulated concrete forms as an exterior wall option and the questions to ask your design/build team so you can make informed decisions and push for the elements you want in your home.


There are many advantages to designing your own home. Gone are the builder-basic styles, layouts that don’t work for your family, and exteriors you can’t tell apart from your neighbors’. Check out these pro tips to start planning your dream home.


The planning process is one of the most exciting parts of a home renovation project. With many of us spending more time at home than ever before, now’s the time to dream big and get ready. Whether it’s a basement makeover, a pool addition, or even building a new house from scratch, here are some tips to get started.


What if an impending hurricane or tornado did not have to mean total destruction? Building or reinforcing structures wit1h resiliency in mind is the answer to ensure that properties and occupants are safe in the face of extreme weather. Resilient design is the process of designing buildings, landscapes, and entire neighborhoods to mitigate the impact of environmental and external hazards and maintain livable conditions.


A building designed and constructed using ICFs will have a smaller environmental footprint than a traditional CMU or wood-frame building while being safer and more durable. ICF structures have the same design versatility as other building methods so you don’t have to sacrifice aesthetics for performance. ICF construction is highly adaptive and not limited to any building format or architectural style, therefore their use in unique home or buildings is only limited by one’s imagination.


Nudura ICFs for exterior wall construction offer maximum design flexibility with interlocking forms that can be custom cut to the shape or radius you specify and are ideal for single or multi-story projects with tall, retaining, or load-bearing walls.


Nudura ICFs can accommodate virtually any design and exterior finish to create the beautiful façade that the owner is seeking whether for residential or commercial purposes. Here are some of the most popular cladding options that can be used with ICFs


Here, we break down the most inspiring trends in materials, construction, and building philosophies we’re excited about in 2021.


Nudura has an ICF training introductory course that quickly increases your confidence in working with ICF solutions. If you haven’t already registered or completed your course, here are the top 5 reasons to complete an ICF training course.


You can use Nudura to build as high as you please and as the building gets taller, the thickness of the wall will increase. Read more!


Do you know that Nudura ICF walls have a high storage capacity with a low thermal conductivity that reduces energy loss?


Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (FRC) technology incorporates micro and/or macro synthetic or steel fibers into the concrete mix itself for added resistance to deterioration


Questions about how to install an ICF system are quite common, even among experienced builders and contractors who may be interested in exploring the technology for the first time.

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