Vela Development

Caribbean, Grand Cayman, South Sound

Using Helix® Micro Rebar™ reinforcement enabled our development to have added resilience while reducing over 10 weeks from our construction schedule.

— Davenport Development


Davenport Development

Helix Dosage

6" ICF Walls : 14.5 lb/yd3 of Helix Micro-Rebar
8" ICF Stem Walls : 11 lb/yd3 of Helix Micro-Rebar
One way 8" Slab : 11 lb/yd3 of Helix Micro-Rebar
Pilaster: 27 lb/yd3 of Helix Micro-Rebar

Ultra-modern in design, with clean lines, sharp edges and ample use of glass, Vela was conceived to bring contemporary, luxury living and a level of amenities usually associated with Seven Mile Beach to the quiet shores of South Sound, Grand Cayman. Staying true to their commitment to build sustainable, energy-efficient homes, Davenport Development’s Vela project is constructed using Flowers Insulated Concrete Forms and insulated, impact-resistant Eurotech Windows and Helix® Micro Rebar™ reinforcement. Flat roofs mean owners will have the option of installing solar panels while water heaters, washer-dryers and ovens will be run on propane to ensure maximum energy efficiency.

Incorporating Helix® Micro Rebar™ reinforcement into the ICF walls, the condos in the Vela Development are more resilient and resistant to hurricane force winds. The Helix® concrete reinforcement design methodology also enabled a full replacement of rebar in the pilaster application. What originally took 10 weeks of construction schedule, was reduced to 2 weeks due to the efficiency gained by reinforcing with Helix® Micro Rebar™ reinforcement.

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8 Reasons Why Design Professionals Are Specifying Helix Micro Rebar

Helix Micro Rebar is quickly being embraced by North America's leading architects and engineers who understand that this tiny rebar replacement provides superior value at a fraction of the cost.

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