Codes & Standards

Eco ICF wants you to be certain that your project has met all the required building codes. Learn more about Eco ICF building standards and code requirements below.

Building Code Of Australia
BERS/Nathers
Thermal Performance
R-Value of 3.78
U-Value of 0.26
The Total R-Value achieved with Eco ICF wall exceeds that required in all climate zones under the BCA.

Acoustic Performance
The 152mm Eco-Block concrete wall meets the deemed to satisfy provision of the BCA.

Fire Performance
BRANZ certificate FAR 2251 confirms the Eco-Block wall complies with the BCA and AS.3600

Termite Treatments
We recommend that you refer to the Building Code of Australia for applicable guidelines for your location.

There are many termite barriers that compliment the Eco ICF system so we recommend that you discuss this with your Eco ICF distributor.

Remember, in a solid concrete home there is little to eat.

Eco ICF Walls - Dimensions & Characteristics

101mm Cavity Block152mm Cavity Block203mm Cavity Block
Block Dimensions (Standard Block)1219 x 406 x 229 mm1219 x 406 x 279 mm1219 x 406 x 330 mm
Concrete Thickness102 mm152 mm203 mm
Concrete Volume per block0.05 m30.07 m30.1 m3
EPS Thickness (total)127 mm127 mm127 mm
Wall Surface Area per block0.5 m20.5 m20.5 m2
Fire Rating*90 mins3 hours4 hours
Sound Insulation*42 dB51 dB51+ dB
Thermal Insulation*R-3.78R-3.78R-3.78
U-Value0.260.260.26
Block Dimensions (90 deg Corner)
*concrete-filled
Long side: 813 mm
Short side: 406 mm
Long side: 813 mm
Short side: 406 mm
Long side: 813 mm
Short side: 406 mm