Fox Blocks donated Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) to the Habitat For Humanity’s 30th Annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project which took place in Union Beach, N.J., on October 10-12. The volunteers and materials donated by Fox Blocks will help rebuild the home of Elmer Lamberson’s whose home was lost in Superstorm Sandy.
Superstorm Sandy leveled blocks of neighborhoods in the Borough of Union Beach, close to 270 homes were demolished. Nine months after the storm, Union Beach homes are finally starting to rebuild. The selection of Union Beach as part of Habitat’s Jimmy & Rosalyn Carters Work project will remind the nation of the devastation this community endured.
“Fox Blocks is honored to be a participant in the Union Beach Habitat project”, said Brian Medford, Fox Blocks Regional Sales Representative. “We have been delivering Fox Blocks to homes and aiding in the rebuilding in Union Beach for the last six months. Having Jimmy & Rosalyn Carter Work Project on site to rebuild the home of Mr. Lamberson will boost awareness for the many more in need and the fact that together businesses and the community can rebuild a community.”
Fox Blocks has a rich history with Habitat for Humanity, making contributions of ICF block to Eco-Village in River Falls Wisconsin. Eco-Village is based on a LEED for Homes Platinum, carbon negative, net zero energy approach to environmental, economic and social applications. Eco-Village is situated on five acres in an existing, yet vibrant and progressive neighborhood. Close to parks, schools and other amenities. Eco-Village will provide 18 new families an innovative community that blends the energy efficiency of a home, with the sustainable environmental and social awareness of a lifestyle geared to the future. Fox Blocks (ICF) is assisting Eco-Village attain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building status and is a clear choice for building designers to maximize points in the LEED rating system.
Fox Blocks’ 6-inch and 8-inch blocks are superb choices for foundations and walls to provide an extremely energy efficient building envelope that offers superior strength, sound, air quality, and well-insulated walls. Fox Blocks ICF is a solid monolithic concrete wall and withstands the worst of rainstorms, fires, high winds and flooding.