One of our customers houses is featured this month in the trade magazine Builder. In an article by Symone Garvett she describes how the architects at design firm Architectural Resource used WarmFörm to save money on foundation construction, and start the house out on the right energy efficient foot.
An article in the April 2020 issue of Dwell by Grace Miller features a contemporary home built in upstate NY using the WarmFörm foundation system. The architect of this home returned to specify WarmFörm on a second project the following year – one of our earliest repeat specifiers.
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.
Here are a few progress images from the 2019 building season. Currently deliveries have left the factory for builds going on in Maine, Pennsylvania, Missouri, New York & New Hampshire. The formwork arrives from WarmFörm, stacked on pallets. The installation of the formwork takes 2 men a couple days & compared to staking, lumping & […]
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.