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Old 08-15-2010, 05:54 PM   #21
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Yes, I have shown the benefits of a flat panel type, form and we will be using BuildBlock for this project.

I agree completly with your observation of the "waffle grid" type forms.

Thanks for the input.
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Old 08-15-2010, 05:57 PM   #22
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Yes, I have shown the benefits of a flat panel type, form and we will be using BuildBlock for this project.

I agree completly with your observation of the "waffle grid" type forms.

Thanks for the input.
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Old 08-15-2010, 06:13 PM   #23
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Thanks #53!

I am excited about it, but a little aprehensive, as I am working with a new GC and he's not familiar with my approch to things. I think we'll get the kinks worked out, and all will move smoothly once I get started.

I'll keep you all posted on the progress, maybe I'll take pictures too....
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I have seen quite a few Rastra built homes here in Tucson. It has great insulation, especially here in the desert. It is quite thick, but seems to add to the unique asthetics of a "Green" home. Apparently it isn't too hard to work with once you get the hang of it. I'm not sure this helps being that is seems popular in the Sonoran Desert. I don't know how well it would do in Maryland, but I'm sure not too bad.
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Great reply. In erecting ICF it's all about bracing. And the project I had seen, the guys were happy not to have to rent a ton of bracing. The architect loved the product for all the reasons you mentioned.
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I only saw one home built with these Rasta blocks. I was asked to quote on the windows installation. All I saw was problems. The only wall system I could identify was a surface barrier system and knowing IFC's penchant for leaking I declined.

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