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  Issue 48

Oct 2012  

New 3" ICF Panel System for R-28 Walls


R-28 Corner Panels illustrated

Quad-Lock is pleased to introduce a new R-28, 3 Inch Panel System named QPX3. "We are continuously improving our product line to offer more value for our customers. The new 3" panels provide a 20% stronger product with 27% higher insulation values to meet today's building science recommendations for many climates and easily exceed most upcoming Energy-Codes" says Georg Kustermann, director of Quad-Lock.


More Info on 3" ICF

Strong R-28 = Best Value



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Other News

Quad-Deck Estimating Guide Updated

The Quad-Deck Estimating Guide for standard reinforcing has been updated with re-calculated spans and an easier format. The span and reinforcing charts are now combined and a 4 inch slab and higher PSI concrete were added to the choices. The live load choices are now limited to those that are most typically used. New master sheets contain all relevant information for each panel thickness: spans, R-Value, concrete coverage, and overall floor weight.

ACI norms were used as the basis for calculation by a Professional Engineer. Please remember that a licensed engineer is still required for final structural and shoring engineering for each building but the most likely panel size and reinforcing for the initial estimating phase of a project can now be more accurately determined. A login or registration is required to download the updated Standard Estimating Guide.


Quad-Lock In the News

The Award Winning "Hurry Back Home" project in Portage, WI, made the front cover of the May/June issue of ICF Builder Magazine, where the Large Residential ICF Builder Award Winners are showcased. Both the Hurry Back Home project and the Teague Residence in Florida are winners in this category.

The July issue of Concrete Homes Magazine included a feature article on the Teague Residence in Florida which also made the front cover. The Teague Residence was the First Runner up in the recent ICF Builder Awards in the Large Residential category. This project used both Quad-Lock & Quad-Deck to ensure a safer and ultra energy efficient home in the hurricane prone region of Boca Raton, Florida.