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Building for Sustainability, One Block at a Time

The year-long rise in lumber prices has renewed builders’ interest in alternative structural solutions, from concrete block and steel to more “niche” systems, such as insulated concrete forms, or ICFs. That was certainly the case when Charis Homes, an Ohio builder focused on the 55-plus market, signed on to build the Sustainable, Healthier Home in collaboration with Pro Builder Media and the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA).

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