insulating concrete

insulating concrete

[′in·sə‚lād·iŋ ¦käŋ‚krēt]
(materials)
Concrete with insulating properties, often made with asbestos fibers and in the form of blocks, corrugated slabs, or sheathing.

insulating concrete

Concrete having low thermal conductivity; used as thermal insulation.
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Airlite Plastics Co., parent of insulating concrete form brand Fox Blocks, has acquired Houston-based TrueGrid, whose 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic system is promoted as an alternative to permeable or pervious concrete and asphalt pavements.
The investment project includes the construction in 2020 of a modern plant for production of new types of refractory, waterproof, insulating concrete wall slabs for the needs of the construction industry.
"At the exhibition, Amna Insulations will be offering energy-saving solutions such as the Marmox Multiboard, the world's lightest construction and insulation board, Marmox External Thermal Insulation System, Politerm Light Concrete - the lightest thermal insulating concrete in the world and Pleko Systems - an external insulation and finishing system."
Jenny Beck was named national sales representative with primary responsibility for light-weight insulating concrete products, along with the Strong-Seal product line.
"At the lighter densities, anything less than 1,000 per cubic material, it becomes a lightweight insulating concrete which contributes to the thermal insulation of the building.
While non- structural forms include batts, blankets, loose-fill, spray foam and panels, structural forms include insulating concrete forms, structured panels, and straw bales.
Nashville, TN, August 28, 2011 --(PR.com)-- A Better House, Inc., Middle Tennessee's most-established insulating concrete form (ICF) builder and integrator of energy-efficient, green building products, recently obtained the contract to construct the ICF exterior of the new barracks at Ft.
The implementation of technologies like insulating concrete forms and aerated concrete has been slow due to high upfront cost and poor availability.
The concrete house; building solid, safe and efficient with insulating concrete forms.
In the building process, he said, the insulating concrete forms create both an interior and exterior insulated wall.
ICFNH features ECO-Block Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs).
The first-floor, foundation, and basement walls were poured with EPS insulating concrete forms (ICFs).