Top 5 Myths about ICF Construction

A growing number of construction industry professionals recognize Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) as an affordable, high-performance building enclosure system. At the same time, many in the construction field have never heard of ICFs or have false perceptions about their performance and usage.

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