Build with Strength Coalition, Habitat team on far-ranging ICF home schedule

In partnership with Habitat for Humanity International and affiliates, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association-aligned Build with Strength Coalition will donate ready mixed concrete for homes planned across 16 locations. With an eye to sound building methods and noncombustible material specifications, work is set to start next month on three two-bedroom projects, each of insulating concrete form construction, in Paradise,…

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Philadelphia stakeholders join Build with Strength coalition

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association-aligned Build with Strength coalition has enlisted International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1291 and Mayfair Civic Association as its newest members. The Philadelphia groups join civic organizations, fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts who are committed to a) enacting safer and more sustainable building standards; and, b) closely tracking an increase in fires damaging or destroying low- to mid-rise buildings designed with combustible materials.

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