ICF on site: foundations

Find out how Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) projects are costed and what foundations work with ICF, from raft to strip.

The ICF walls can be taken directly off your traditional strip foundation, raft foundation, or best in class, off your insulated raft foundation. 

In this article we cover:

  • How ICF projects are costed
  • How to minimise thermal bridging at the wall/floor junction
  • ICF with traditional strip foundations
  • ICF with standard raft foundations
  • ICF with insulated raft foundations

Daithi McGourty

Written by Daithi McGourty

Daithí is an architectural technologist working for MMA Architects, a practice located in Co Westmeath. He has over 20 years’ experience working on large scale commercial and residential projects, schools, private health care clinics, and one-off private dwellings. This guide is for information purposes only; professional guidance must be sought for your own specific project.

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