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2012 ICF Builder Award Winners
This year's contest was extremely popular. We received a flood of top-notch entries; every single one was noteworthy and impressive. So the projects on this page truly represent the best-of-the-best in the ICF industry.

Small Residential


Best In Class:
Zemke Residence

Location: Sandown, NH
Type: Private Residence-Custom Home
Size: 2,300 sq. ft. conditioned
ICF Use: 4,344 sq. ft.
Cost: $650,000
Total Construction Time: 10 months
ICF Installation time: 24 days


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1st Runner Up:
Kay Residence

Location: Vernal, Utah
Type: Private Residence
Size: 2,400 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 7,000 sq. ft. (All exterior walls, most interior walls, and flooring)
Cost: $475,000
Total Construction: 120 days
ICF Installation time: 3 weeks

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2nd Runner Up:
Fandango

Location: Syracuse, NY
Type: Private Residence-Spec Home
Size: 2,600 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 6,900 sq. ft.
Cost: $450,000
Total Construction: 250 days
ICF Installation time: 30 days

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Large Residential


Best In Class:
San Pietro

Location: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Type: Model Home
Size: 5,900 sq. ft. (conditioned)
ICF Use: 5,100 sq. ft.
Cost: $875,000
Total Construction: 355 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 14 days

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1st Runner Up:
Riverton Legacy Home

Location: Riverton, Utah
Type: Private Residence
Size: 5,800 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 10,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 2,100 sq. ft. interior walls
Cost: 2,000,000
Total Construction: 300 days
ICF Installation time: 30 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Nashville Home

Location: Nashville, Tenn.
Type: Private Residence
Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 7,645 sq. ft. (all exterior walls)
Cost: $910,000
Total Construction: 260 days
ICF Installation time: 14 days

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Unlimited Residential


Best In Class:
Casa Bella Verde

Location: Pilot Hill, Calif.
Type: Private Residence
Size: 11,000 sq. ft. (conditioned)
ICF Use: 60,000+ sq. ft. (all exterior walls, most interior walls + landscaping)
Cost: $3.6 million
Total Construction: 43 months
ICF installation time: 29 months

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1st Runner Up:
Silverleaf House

Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Type: Private Residence-Net Zero Energy Home
Size: 11,700 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 11,000 sq. ft. (All exterior walls)
Cost: $3.2 Million
Total Construction: 585 Days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 38 Days

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Light Commercial


Best In Class:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Location: Charlotte, N.C.
Type: Police Division Headquarters
Size: 12,600 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 8,500 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 740 sq. ft. landscaping
Cost: $3.2 million
Total Construction Time: 10 mo.
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 18 days

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1st Runner Up:
Hébert et Fils Funeral Home

Location: Dolbeau-Mistassini, Québec, Canada
Type: Funeral Home
Size: 12,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 10,700 sq. ft. (all exterior walls)
Cost: C$2.3 Million
Total Construction: 180 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 14 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Las Vegas Fire Station #107

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Type: Fire Station
Size: 7,800 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 5,500 sq. ft. (68% exterior walls) plus 1,340 sq. ft. interior walls
Cost: $3.1 million
Total Construction Time: 353 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 49 days

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Heavy Commercial


Best In Class: (tie)
Richardsville Elementary

Location: Bowling Green Kentucky
Type: Public Elementary School
Size: 81,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 72,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) + 28,560 interior walls
Cost: $14.9 Million
Total Construction: 380 days

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Best In Class: (tie)
Xavier College New Founders Hall

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
Type: Private School
Size: 82,500 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 98,000 sq. ft. walls (all exterior and interior walls) + 5,000 sq. ft. landscaping
Cost: $16 Million
Total Construction: 390 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 106 days

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1st Runner Up:
Glasgow High School

Location: Glasgow, Ky.
Type: Public High School
Size: 180,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 31,000 sq. ft. (all exterior walls)
Cost: $19 Million
Total Construction: 420 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 60 days

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Multi Family


Best In Class:
Cornerview Apartments

Location: Bronx, NY
Type: 15-Unit Apartment
Size: 19,400 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 16,200 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 3,800 interior walls
Cost: $3.5 million
Total Construction: 390 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 21 days

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1st Runner Up:
New Casa

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Type: Duplex
Size: 4,200 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 7,800 sq. ft. (all exterior + most interior walls)
Cost: $2 million
Total Construction: 600 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 44 days

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2nd Runner Up:
Commons at Sea Shell Drive

Location: Port Aransas, Texas
Type: 3-Unit Townhome/Vacation Rental
Size: 4,860 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 4,800 sq. ft. (all exterior walls) plus 1,600 sq. ft. interior walls
Cost: $400,000
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 18 days

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Development


 

 

Best In Class:
Ravenscraig at Fleming Park

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type: 76-home Residential Development
Size: 266,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 228,000 (all exterior walls)
Cost: $20 million
Total Construction: 5 years
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 10 days per home

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Judging Criteria -
The project will be rated on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest) in each of the following categories based on how well it meets the criteria.
  1. 1. Size of the project (Project cost and square footage of exterior walls) 20%
  2. Complexity (sets new standards or advances the industry) 15%
  3. Percentage of project built with ICFs 10%
  4. Sustainable Design (Structure and Landscaping) 15%
  5. Energy Efficiency 10%
  6. Architecture (Creative and Aesthetic Appeal) 10%
  7. Quality of Craftsmanship 10%
  8. Site and Construction Considerations
    (Overcame adverse site conditions or delays) 10%

Judging is based on a number of factors, weighted to favor projects whose size, complexity, and design set new standards or advanced the industry.
(See "Judging Criteria" below for details.)

 

2014 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2013 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2012 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family
  7. Development

 

2011 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2010 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2009 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2008 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2007 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2006 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2005 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall


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