Great energy efficiency and cost savings arrived at the new medical office building under construction for St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Bangor in the unusual shape of insulated concrete forms. The use of these sandwich-like forms made of polystyrene foam and concrete will save St. Joseph’s $10,000 annually on heating and cooling costs.
Consigli Construction Co., Inc., the project’s construction manager, is building the 22,000 square-foot, single-story structure, scheduled to open in June. Consigli introduced the innovative use of Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs), among other green initiatives on the project.
Link to PDF of the full article in BDN Maine Outlook, Business & Economic Development Quarterly, March 14, 2014, “Consigli Construction Utilizes Insulated Concrete Forms for Bangor Project”