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Do you have your finger on the pulse of the latest products and services on the market? Are there new techniques and approaches to investigate? What are others in the industry doing that you’re not? Find out February 14–16, 2018 at North America’s largest event dedicated to cold climate residential building. Register now, then download the program book and check out these tips before you go.

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Friday, February 16 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Insulating concrete forms for residential construction

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With the aid of construction detail drawings and site images of past and current projects, this session will show that building with ICFs is just as cost effective as wood construction but with higher benefits. It will also show that ICF construction can meet or exceed minimum state requirements for energy code compliance. We’ll look at actual construction costs of a recently completed home and show how ICFs can compete with wood framing.

AIA 1.25 LUs, ASHI 1 CE credit, BPI 1.25 CEUs, DSPS 1 CEU towards Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, 1 CEU towards UDC-Construction Inspector Certification, GBCI 1 CE hour, IACET 0.1 CEU, NAHB, NARI 1.25 CEUs

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Sam Bontrager

Building Foundry
Sam is a partner and owner of Building Foundry, an interdisciplinary design firm with a commitment to design excellence with a focus on building science for a sustainable environment. With over 20 years of experience in the field of architecture, he has designed and lead projects... Read More →
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Manny Umpierre

AMC Foam Technologies Inc. / Logix Insulated Concrete Forms
Mannie has been building with ICFs since 2003 and started working as a Territory Manager for the Logix factory based out of Headingly, MB since 2014. He covers a 7 State territory that stretches from the Rocky Mountains in MT to the UP in MI and into Illinois. He has been involved... Read More →

Friday February 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am CST