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Build With Strength to Host Virtual ICF Symposium and Contractor Installation Training Event

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Build With Strength (BWS) is partnering with the Commonwealth of Kentucky – Energy & Environment Cabinet, Office of Energy Policy to host a virtual training event pertaining to Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) construction titled A Pathway To Energy & Disaster Resilience: An ICF Symposium And Training Event. The event will offer a view on advancing resilience in future construction and will describe why and how innovative concrete systems like ICFs are helping transform the way we can build energy and disaster-resistant buildings.

The training will consist of two hours per day over four days, June 21 through 24. On days 1 and 2 of the event, learning sessions are targeted toward architects and engineers and will include design and benefits of operating ICF buildings presented by architects from NRMCA and Sherman Carter Barnhart. Event days 3 and 4 will provide ICF installation training for contractors (although design professionals are welcomed). This portion of the training will be led by the Insulated Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) and provide the specifics for constructing with ICFs. Up to 8 hours of AIA learning units are available for this event.

The is a free event sponsored by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Office of Energy Policy; registration priority will be given to owners, developers, architects, engineers and construction professionals with a Kentucky mailing address.

Click here to access the agenda, registration information and other details. For more information, contact Derek Torres at or 973-876-0938 or James Bogdan or 412-420-4138.


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