Win a copy of The School Garden Curriculum this week in the Kids forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • paul wheaton
  • Anne Miller
  • Mike Jay
stewards:
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Burra Maluca
  • Devaka Cooray
garden masters:
  • Dave Burton
  • James Freyr
  • Mike Barkley
gardeners:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Greg Martin
  • Pearl Sutton

Building an ICF house  RSS feed

 
Posts: 176
Location: springfield, MO
11
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This isn't a natural building technique but it should be pretty efficient when we get done. I am trying to keep a blog on it if any one is interested.

http://icftfsystemshome.blogspot.com/

 
gardener
Posts: 582
Location: Lower Mainland British Columbia Canada Zone 8a/ Manchester Jamaica
10
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
whoa thats quite the project you got going on, I've never herd of icf houses.
I'm from the monolithic dome camp, but I think I ended up there cuzz it's all i can mentally handle building myself with no construction background.

 
Peter Hartman
Posts: 176
Location: springfield, MO
11
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I don't have any construction background either, but I have had a lot of help from TF systems. Without that I don't think I would have made it this far.

 
Peter Hartman
Posts: 176
Location: springfield, MO
11
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
We just about have the house closed in before any really bad weather hits. The windows should be in next week some time and the roof will go on about the same time.

 
Acetylsalicylic acid is aspirin. This could be handy too:
The Better World Book Kickstarter (April 2019)
https://permies.com/w/bwb
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!