2010 ICF Builder Award Competition Projects Demonstrate Innovation, Efficiency
The Builder Awards competition is an annual event designed to showcase the innovation, quality, and energy-efficiency of ICF construction, and promote them as a sustainable, durable and attractive building material.
Winners were chosen in six categories: Light Commercial, Heavy Commercial, Unlimited Residential, Large Residential, Small Residential and Multi Family.
Location: Near Peterborough, Ont., Canada Type: Detached Boathouse with Guest Accommodations Size: 2,000 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 2,300 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 550 sq. ft. landscaping and extensive EPS decking Cost: $1.2 million
Location: Bountiful, Utah Type: Private Residence-Custom Home Size: 2,980 sq. ft. ICF Use: 6,660 sq. ft. (All exterior walls) plus 1,300 sq. ft. of interior wall and 2,200 retaining walls. Additional 3,000 sq. ft. of EPS decking. Cost: $475,000
Project Name: Wallace Residence Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah Type: Private Residence Size: 21,391 sq. ft. (on three floors) ICF Use: 19,645 sq. ft. (exterior walls) plus 30% of interior walls Cost: $1.5 million
Location: Virginia Beach, Va. Type: Private Residence-Custom Home Size: 6,900 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 8,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 915 sq. ft. ICF safe room with EPS decking Cost: 1.5 million
Location: Bend, Oregon Type: Residential—3 buildings: Home, Barn, and Garage Size: 10,000 sq. ft. (residence) plus 5,000 sq. ft. ICF outbuildings ICF Use: 15,000 sq. ft. (All exterior walls) Cost $5 million plus
Location: Clovis, Calif. Type: Educational-High School Science Bldg., Public Size: 9,500 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 22,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 1,250 sq. ft. interior walls Cost: $4.7 million
Location: Gilbert, Ariz. Type: Religious-Worship Facility Cost: $3.9 million Size: 20,000 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 15,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 3,000 sq. ft. interior Height: ICF walls to 30 feet high with no intermediate floors
Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Type: Student Dormitory Cost: $35 Million ICF Use: 176,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 17,500 sq. ft. of interior ICF walls and 14,000 sq. ft. ICF parking garage.
Location: Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada Type: MultiFamily-Condominiums w/ Retail Space Cost: $11 million Size: 64,500 sq. ft. (floor) ICF Use: 42,300 (all exterior walls) plus 19,000 sq. ft. interior walls, and floor decking