With the introduction of the Resilient Homes Fund, there has never been a better time to make your home more resilient.
The fund provides eligible homeowners with up to $741 million in funding for repairs and retrofitting that will enhance resilience in homes affected by the 2021-2022 floods.
The availability of the fund is a great opportunity for homeowners to use Eco Block to improve their home’s ability to withstand natural disasters such as cyclones, fires and more floods.
This news article provides information on where you can find details about the fund scheme, as well as explain how to add resilience to your home with Eco Block ICF (Insulated Concrete Formwork.)
Resilient Homes Program
By establishing the first resilience program of its kind in Australia, this program has the power to change the lives of numerous Queenslanders and improve their communities resilience to flooding.
For a guide on how to achieve greater flood resilience in your home, read the QLD Government’s guide that includes resilient strategies and design guidelines here.
For a comprehensive look at the Resilient Homes Fund, including eligibility and funding options, check out the Queensland Government website.
Flood Proof Housing with Eco Block ICF
The sturdy construction of the walls, combined with its steel-reinforced concrete, makes Eco Block ICF Formwork resistant to flooding, water pressure and mould.
Cyclone Proof House
Rated Category 5, Eco Blocks continuous steel-reinforced core and double insulation means it can withstand cyclonic winds of up to 250 km/h.
The introduction of these blocks has proved popular with homeowners wanting to protect their properties in cyclone-prone areas.
As part of the Resilient Homes Fund, this type of construction material can be used in several different ways when constructing or renovating homes to be more resilient.
Fire Proof House with Eco Block
Eco Block has very high fire protection. They have survived real fires, floods and cyclones proving their strength is second to none.
They are fire-resistant (2 hours) for the 230 Series wall and can withstand bushfires and ember attacks.
Resilient Homes Fund: Disaster Proofing your Home with Eco Block
Disaster-proofing your home with Eco Block is an excellent way to increase the resilience of your home.
With access to the Resilient Homes Fund, homeowners can now take advantage of this innovative product and feel more secure in their homes.
Eco Block Pty Ltd is the number one provider of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) in Australia Working closer with homeowners, builders and architects we aspire to deliver the best living environment for you and your family, or employees.
Whether you are building a home, designing architecture or constructing a commercial building, our knowledgeable Eco Block team will be there to help and guide you throughout the process. Plus, we have product specs and design and building manuals available because we want to ensure you use the ICF building blocks correctly and get the best out of them.