The June/July 2020 issue of Fine Home Building magazine (#291) had an article giving general advice on how to achieve what has been called a “Pretty Good House” – which amounts to adopting better building practices in support of better energy performance without adhering to stricter formalized evaluation criteria such as Passive House or Zero […]
A customer in Pennsylvania is in progress with a very good quality install so we are sharing some images of the work underway.
This week saw the concrete slab pour for a WarmFörm build in Michigan. Enjoy this beautiful video of the concrete work this past Monday. More photos of this WarmFörm installation can be seen in the project gallery.
We received an email with some questions that are very common, and it seemed like sharing the answers could be helpful to others looking into WarmFörm for their projects. Ryan asked: • For utilities, are these generally set in the subsoil prior to beginning the gravel base install or is it best to install utilities […]
This WarmFörm slab in Ohio is our first installation of our new Passive House WarmFörm elements. This one features the 6″ vertical face to match with the house’s 6″ thick exterior insulation. More photographs are posted in the project album.
We are preparing to introduce an expansion of the WarmFörm product offering – new face thicknesses to meet the demands of the Passive House standard. These new elements will be available in a 4″ face, 6″ face, and 8″ face. Note these Passive House Elements have no beveled top edge like the standard WarmFörm […]
For this installation the customer is an experienced contractor trying WarmFörm for the first time. Located in the Catskills region of NY state, for this site they are avoiding digging down for a 48″ frost line.
Concrete pour happening this day for another WarmFörm frost protected slab-on-grade in NY state.
A new WarmFörm installation in South Dakota for a large ranch style home. Owner and concrete subcontractor laid out and installed themselves for a smooth and painless insulated slab on grade. Feedback – the concrete guy loved this!
Our first runs of WarmFörm elements featured a smooth parged cement face, but its always been our intention to implement a textured face as used by the best manufacturer’s in Sweden. We are ironing out the kinks in our new brushed cement face finish. The idea is that the vertical striated texture will blend better […]