Final Test Results Are In: Quad-Lock’s Superiority in Green Roof Construction is Confirmed

Quad-Lock Building Systems, Ltd. is pleased to announce the completion of a 2-year Green Roof research project in partnership with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Centre for Architectural Ecology. The BCIT facility has the mission of providing world-class independent research and education in the field of green roof and living wall technology. The…

Quad-Lock’s Green Roof System is Proven Superior to Wood-Frame Construction

Quad-Lock recently received preliminary scientific research results from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) that exceeded all expectations. In 2008, Quad-Lock commissioned BCIT’s “Centre for Architectural Ecology” to monitor a test structure (called REM-10) for a 2 year period. REM-10 was built with Quad-Lock walls, a Quad-Deck roof, and topped with a green roof…

ICF Examples

Applications of ICF are diverse. Having gained wide popularity in commercial construction, ICF is now making its way into institutional and residential sectors of construction industry.Organizations with limited budget (non-profits, community centers, churches) find ICF buildings particularly useful as it allows them save a lot of their budget money through lower maintenance costs.

What is ICF?

Insulating concrete formwork (ICF) otherwise known as permanently insulated formwork (PIF) is an insulated concrete system of building that is quick to construct and offers significantly better levels of performance than traditional building techniques.