Why Choose Insulated Concrete Forms for Residential, Agricultural, Commercial Projects?
McNabb Concrete Forming and Construction is an authorized dealer and installer of Nudura Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) systems. Building with Nudura ICFs allows you the freedom and versatility to design and build your home the way you want, without limitations. Insulated Concrete Forms installed by McNabb Construction can provide substantial benefits over traditional building methods so that your family can enjoy greater comfort, safety and energy efficiency in a healthier, more durable home.
Components of the Forms
The principle of Nudura Insulated Concrete (ICF) systems is simple. Nudura forms consist of two panels of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam that are 2 5/8” in thickness and connected together with Nudura’s patented web system that is made of 100% recycled material. McNabb Construction stack the forms, then reinforced with steel and filled with concrete, which completes the building envelope of your home or commercial building.
6 Building Steps with One Product...
The Nudura ICF system completes six building steps with one product:
- Form System
- Wall Structure
- Air Barrier
- Vapor Control Barrier
- Interior & Exterior Finish Anchorage
Other exceptional aspects of this product includes:
Maximum energy efficiency
Insulated concrete forms from Nudura installed by McNabb Concrete Forming and Construction have proven to reduce home energy demands by providing one of the most energy efficient and airtight wall systems available for construction. With reduced energy consumption it reduces the carbon footprint on the environment.
Greater home comfort & sound resistance
During cold winters in Ontario, the insulated concrete forms result in even temperatures throughout your home with reduced drafts and cold spots ensuring you are comfortable no matter what Mother Nature has in store for us. Nudura ICF systems also acts as an effective sound barrier by dampening sound vibrations form unwanted outside noise, such as traffic and neighbours.
Safety for your family
ICF systems are built with steel reinforced concrete and a non-toxic fire retardant foam, providing fire protection rating up to 4 hours (4 times that of a typical wood frame home).