Cost Comparison

Cost Comparison: Typical ICF Blocks vs. Hobbs

Breakdown of costs per square foot: Typical ICF Blocks Hobbs Vertical ICF Wall System
Product Cost
Shipping
Concrete @ $110/CY
Pumping
Rebar
Waste
Labor
Project Specific Engineering
$3.75
$0.50
$2.04 
$0.35
$0.75
$0.35
$4.00 
not included
$5.20
$0.50
$1.23 (40% less than blocks)
$0.35
$0.75
$0.06 (less waste than blocks)
$2.00* (50% less than blocks)
$0.25
TOTAL COST/sq. ft $ 11.74 / S.F. $ 10.34 / S.F.
Does Hobbs have an advantage over typical ICF blocks?
You do the math.
• 50% LESS LABOR
• 50% FASTER TO INSTALL
• 40% LESS CONCRETE
• 39% MORE FOAM INSULATION
• 25% MORE INSULATING VALUE (+R-30)
• 12% COST SAVINGS

Assumptions for the above chart:
• 9’ 4” wall height
• 9 corners
• 2200 sq. ft. wall project (s.f of is wall based on length x height)
• Cost based on US regional average and is subject to change without notice

*Labor savings is based on a highly experienced Hobbs VICF system installation crew. Actual labor savings may vary significantly depending on many factors.

 

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