ICF Wall Benefits

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Residential LiteForm HomeThere are many reasons why builders and owners everyday are choosing to build structures using LiteForm Insulated Concrete Forms. Energy prices continue to rise and the only line of defense is to build an envelope using super efficient concrete structures. Insulated Concrete provides the world’s strongest, most energy efficient building envelope. Whether you are building a home, shop, safe room, school, or hotel, LiteForm can be used in any building project. The forms resist deadly winds and fire and are earth friendly. The patented hinge tie makes shipping and handling simple compared to solid block ICF’s.

How Does it Compare


LiteForm 90%
Wood Framing with Foam Insulation 40%
Wood Framing with Fiber Insulation 25%


LiteForm 95%
Wood Framing with Foam Insulation 33%
Wood Framing with Fiber Insulation 30%


LiteForm 99%
Wood Framing with Foam Insulation 60%
Wood Framing with Fiber Insulation 40%

Energy related:

  • High Performance R-values
  • No Air Infiltration
  • Permanent Performance No Downgrading Over Time
  • Shifts Thermal Loading from Peak Periods
  • Lower Heating and Cooling Costs

Health related:

  • No Air Infiltration for Dust and Alergens
  • No Cavity Walls for Mold, Mildew, Bugs or Rodents
  • Non-Toxic Materials
  • No Off-Gassing of Materials

Structural related:

  • Highly Wind Resistant
  • Fire Rated Assembly
  • Strength is Permanent
  • Will Not Rot or Decay
  • Resistant to Termites (the concrete)
  • Impact Resistant
  • No Maintenance Requirements

Comfort related:

  • Noise Reducing
  • Enhances Steady Temperatures
  • Safe from Severe Weather
  • Low Maintenance Structure
  • Lower Insurance Costs

Constructability related:

  • Cold Weather Capable
  • Design Versatility
  • Energy Efficient
  • Fire Rated
  • Sound Deadening
  • Quick (depending on installer)
  • Conducive to Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Permanence
  • Time Tested and Proven