Our clients are very important to us. Concrete forms are simply the best construction option. ICF construction results in better air quality, soundproofing, and lower energy costs. Our clients enjoy quieter, healthier environments, and save money. We have put together this cost of ICF installation savings breakdown, and hope you find it helpful. Energy efficiency, health benefits, and savings make ICF installation the top choice.

 Average “extra” cost for $200,000 ONE story ICF home vs 2×4 hollow wall cavity w/ batt insulation and OSB sheathing

$6,000

Average “extra” cost for $200,000 TWO story ICF home vs 2×4 hollow wall cavity w/ batt insulation and OSB sheathing

$10,000

Monthly cost of $6,000 at 30 year mortgage at 6.5% = $37.92 Monthly cost of $10,000 at 30 year mortgage at 6.5% = $63.21
Tax deduction savings per month at 15% tax rate = ($5.69) Tax deduction savings per month at 15% tax rate = ($9.48)
Net additional monthly cost = $32.23 Net additional monthly cost = $53.73
Average monthly insurance discount savings = ($7.65) Average monthly insurance discount savings = ($7.65)
Average savings in monthly heating and cooling = ($40.00) Average savings in monthly heating and cooling = ($40.00)
True “extra” monthly cost of ICF home = ($15.42) True “extra” monthly cost of ICF home = $6.08

These numbers are estimates based on typical averages. Depending on the quality level of home ICF is compared to, mortgage rate, tax rate, and personal energy habits, your costs may be more or less than examples shown.

This is an important decision so make sure to do your math. For possibly less than a “standard” home to a little bit more per month (at today’s utility rates) you can have a home that is stronger, safer, quieter, healthier, more durable, and more energy efficient! To ask questions or request a free ICF construction quote, please call: (336) 417-1521, or fill out our contact form.