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Building My Net Zero Energy Home: ICF Wall Support

By Dan Chiras 

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Scaffolding (shown here) allowed workers access to the top of the wall to pour concrete into the ICFs. It also helped support the walls. Notice the two by four braces in the corner. Braces were screwed into the plastic bridges in the ICFs.Supporting ICF walls with scaffolding 

Contributing editor Dan Chiras is a renewable energy and green homes expert who has spent a lifetime learning life’s lessons, which he shares in his popular blog, Dan Chiras on Loving Life. He’s the founder and director of The Evergreen Institute and president of Sustainable Systems Design. Contact him by visiting his website or finding him on .