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ICFs for Homeowners

ICFs for Homeowners

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Your dream home should be beautiful, safe and comfortable. With insulated concrete forms, or ICFs, your house can be all that plus environmentally friendly, energy-efficient and resistant to natural disasters. Building an ICF home, compared to wood-framing, offers increased durability, low maintenance and peace of mind that your house will last for generations.

Strength meets comfort in ICF homes

Nudura insulated concrete forms are comprised of two connected panels of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam that are stacked and steel-reinforced, then filled with concrete for solid structural walls with continuous interior and exterior insulation.

The concrete core enables ICF homes to withstand the most extreme weather conditions, including hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires and earthquakes, to keep you and your family safe. The thermal mass and high R-value provides superior energy efficiency and lower utility costs over the lifespan of your home. Insulated concrete forms require less maintenance over time than wood, saving you the expense and effort of continuous upkeep.

The Bluffs Residence in Pismo Beach, California during and after construction with Nudura ICFs.
Photo courtesy of ES Custom Homes.

Why build your house with Nudura ICFs?

Insulated concrete forms offer a variety of advantages for homeowners and their families. Click the benefits of ICFs below for more information.

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Lower Energy Bills

Continuous insulation in ICF homes reduces thermal bridging and conserves energy which can reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 60% a year.*

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Lasting Durability

Nudura ICF walls offer a fire protection rating of up to 4 hours, can withstand winds up to 250 mph (402 kph) and have resistance to impact from flying debris.

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ICFs home are less susceptible to mold for healthier indoor air quality. Superior insulation also leads to significant soundproofing to minimize noise pollution.

*Information provided by the ICFMA data report.

Build better for your family

Ready to learn more? Fill out our contact form to receive additional information on Nudura ICFs. In the meantime, browse our existing Nudura ICF houses so you can envision your ICF dream home!


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