Category Archives: Commercial

Our video series on YouTube…

…has surpassed 1000 views.  Learn a little more about Insulating Concrete Forms with on-site video footage.

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ICF outsmarts CMU

I am not a multi-tasker.  That’s not to say I don’t know how to do many different things, it’s just that I do them best when I’m focused on one at a time.  ARXX ICFs…

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Waterproofing and Windows

They say there are two kinds of windows:  those that leak, and those that will leak.  By the looks of these waterproofing details, you’d be hard-pressed to see how that could happen on this building…

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Steel Trusses on ICF Residence Hall

Since furring and insulation are already included in the ICF assembly, and those materials are temporarily weather resistant, there is no need to coordinate additional trades for those scopes.

Additionally, though an additional moisture…

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Final Pour Day!

We’re topping off the fourth and final story of Chidley Residence Hall today!…

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The Bird’s Eye View

Enjoy these aerial photos of the NCCU Chidley Residence Hall project.  American Aerial Photos, Chapel Hill, NC.

Lord, Aeck & Sargent, Architects

Rodgers Russel Dayeco, Builders

RDV Contracting, ICF Installers…

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Waterstop

A challenge in any concrete wall application is preventing water from penetrating the assembly. The biggest liability is the cold joint between the footing and the cast-in-place wall. To best address this issue, the architect…

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