When it comes to home ownership most people think energy efficiency has to do with the amount of insulation in a home. People who own a home are concerned with the R-value of their walls, attics, and even floors. The higher the R-value, the more insulation there is. People want high R-values in critical areas of the home because this will save energy and money as well. But, energy efficiency for a home can begin during the home’s construction process. A homeowner can save energy by hiring a contractor who is efficient and constructs the home in a quality and quick manner. A homeowner should explore the way insulated Building Concrete Forms are used to construct a house because they offer efficiency during and after construction.
Insulated concrete forms save energy because the forms themselves are created using a lot of recycled materials. This means less material headed for the landfills and more being saved. By using an insulated wall system the contractor can give the homeowner a quick construction process. Simplistically, this saves energy because a contractor who uses fewer days to complete a home uses less energy. Plus, insulated Building Concrete Forms are shipped to a construction site ready to be put into place; therefore there is less waste that means less energy is being used to haul the waste away.
A contractor will build a home that is energy efficient for years to come if he or she uses insulated concrete forms. The insulated wall systems available today will impact tomorrow because the home will have walls with a very high R-value. The walls’ high R-value will come from the insulated concrete forms with Column Formwork. The walls will be concrete sealed to two layers of foam, one on the outside and one on the inside. It is these two layers of foam that make the home energy efficient.
The integrated concrete forms are easy to understand because most people have experience with Lego building blocks. The foam blocks that are the main component of the insulated concrete forms are very large and well developed. The efficient construction comes from the fact that these blocks are easily and quickly snapped into place.BOFU plastic formwork system