Herons Edge

Eagle, Idaho

The best thing Helix has given us is the time we save over rebar. We all know that time is money, and factoring Helix into this project gives a huge advantage in the market.

— Tim KristovichManaging Member, Kristy Construction

The Helix Advantage

206%Shear Strength
21%Modulus of Rupture
5%Bending Moment



Kristy Construction

Original Design

4" Slab on Grade with #4 @ 36"
10" and 12" Column Footings with #4 @ 10"
10" and 12" Wall Footings with #4 @ 9"
6" ICF Walls with #4 @ 18"

Helix Dosage

4" Slab on Grade with 9 lbs/yd3
10" and 12" Column Footings with 18 lbs/yd3
10" and 12" Wall Footings with 13.5 lbs/yd3
6" ICF Walls with 15 lbs/yd3

The Heron’s Edge Apartment Complex is comprised of 14 total buildings, all of which will fully utilize Helix 5-25 for its slabs, ICF walls, and footings. The apartment complex is located in Eagle, ID, which is is nestled in the scenic Boise foothills. This family-friendly suburbia boasts great proximity to Boise, the capital city of Idaho, a wonderful place for outdoor recreation, artistic observation, and historic admiration. The area is located in Ada County, Eagle is a peaceful suburb with beautiful mountain views and numerous opportunities to get out and explore the great outdoors.

During this multi-year project, Helix will also help to increase the timeline and reduce the labor of this multi-year project. By utilizing Helix, timelines will be streamlined and labor will be efficiently utilized to keep the project on schedule. In close proximity to Boise, the 131-unit complex is in high demand and requires a expedited timeline.

Partner Detail: Kristy Construction was founded in 2001 and is located in Kuna, ID. Kristy Construction specializes in utilizing Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) technology for both commercial and residential projects. Kristy Construction covers Idaho as well as parts of the surrounding states including their newest location in Reno, NV.