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Insulated Stem Walls for Conditioned Crawl Spaces  

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Insulated ICF is Better Than Poured Concrete for Stem Walls Using insulated stem walls for conditioned crawl spaces provides many benefits by allowing you to heat and cool your crawl space just like you do your home. Why would you want to condition your crawl space? Wouldn’t that just cost a lot more to heat […]

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All about the Rebar

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Making our Sustainable Life built a STRONG structure with Faswall.  Here’s what they had to say about Rebar: Why are Faswall ICCF Walls so strong?  Its all in the rebar and the cement. The composite, insulated blocks are wall forms, which are tied together with Rebar, and filled with poured cement. “Generally, the blocks are […]

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Understanding Basement Insulation

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We get so many questions about Basements, and how to best insulate them. If you want to go deep on understanding Basement insulation and water and temperature paths, Building Science has done an exceptional job. Faswall’s system of Natural Insulation for high thermal mass building is even better than these, incorporating insulation into the Faswall Block, […]

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How to Cut Faswall Blocks

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How to Cut Faswall Blocks

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Neal House Construction 2011

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A personal blog about building in the California Bay Area with Faswall. http://jonharv.blogspot.com/2011/   “I’ve been very pleased so far with the ease of assembly and cutting blocks to form a straight and true wall.  The workers, who are skilled in carpentry and to a lesser extend masonry, seem to work with the new construction […]

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4 Tips for Designing a Faswall Home

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A Quick Way to Apply Stucco to a Faswall Home

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A Professional Contractor Shares Four Tips for Using Faswall Blocks

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At ShelterWorks Ltd. We Do More Than Just Make Block

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High Thermal Mass Home in SW Washington

Building a Net Zero Home with Faswall

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