With the increasing demand for concrete homes, more builders are opting to use insulating concrete forms (ICFs) rather than traditional wood-frame construction. But to achieve success with ICF construction, as with any new building technology, you must first learn the tricks of the trade. The 10 tips given in this article will help you climb the ICF learning curve as quickly and painlessly as possible. The tips apply to both extruded and expanded polystyrene foam forms and to different system types, including flat, grid, and post and beam.