Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction

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Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction

Author(s): Pieter A. Vanderwerf, Stephen J. Feige, Paula Chammas, Lione Lemay, W. Keith Munsell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Text

ISBN: 0070670331

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Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction

Hardcover, 352 pages Publication date: October 1997

Synopsis:
Insulating concrete forms, the most requested new material in home building today, increases energy efficiency, design flexibility, strength and durability. This step-by-step illustrated guide shows designers, architects, and engineers how to put this cutting-edge technology to work. Eight pages of color photos show homes recently constructed with this technology. 178 illus.

Table of Contents
Part 1 Performance
Chapter 1. ICF Characteristics
Part 2 Components
Chapter 2. ICF Systems
Chapter 3. Plastic Foams
Part 3 Design
Chapter 4. Detailing Considerations
Chapter 5. System Selection
Chapter 6. Building Envelope
Chapter 7. Attachments
Chapter 8. Cost Estimation
Part 4 Engineering
Chapter 9. Structural Performance
Chapter 10. Structural Design
Chapter 11. Energy Efficiency and HVAC
Chapter 12. Possible Future Developments
Part 5 Assembly
Chapter 13. Process Overview
Chapter 14. Formwork

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