Hilton Garden Inn

Uniontown, Pennsylvania

By using Helix Steel, we saved hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost. Helix Steel is a game changer in the ICF industry.

— Luke Pinkerton, President & CTOHelix Steel
192%Shear Strength
18%Modulus of Rupture
22%Durability
10 daysSpeed of Construction
41 tonsCarbon Footprint
Category

Commercial

Contractor

Fairchance Construction

Original Design

6′ Wall with 1 layer of #4 @ 16″ Horizonal
4′ Wall with 1 layer of #4 @ 25″ Horizonal

Helix Dosage

6′ Wall replace Horizontal with 18 lb/yd3
4′ Wall replace Horizontal with 18 lb/yd3

The Hilton Garden Inn in Uniontown, PA is a 119 room hotel located in the Fayette County Business Park near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. The project was developed by the Synergy Real Estate Corp and the Fairchance Construction Co.

The design build consultant was able to streamline the ICF wall manufacuring process, by leveraging Helix Steel to replace all of the horizontal rebar reinforcement. This reduced the time needed for paneling the walls. Additionally, the hybrid design mix in each respective wall provided a 66% reduction in overall rebar while increase shear strength, ductility and durability.

1ST RUNNER UP | 2016 WORLD OF CONCRETE
ICF Builder Awards (Multifamily Category)

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