Target Discount/Contractor Price Comparison

 

Building Dimensions : 30’x60′

Floor Space : 1800 sq. ft.

Wall Height : 8 ft.

Number of APEX Blocks : 244

 

Contractor 2′ x 6′
Wood Frame
2′ x 8′
Wood Frame
APEX Block Tilt Up*
(Commercial Use)
CMU*
Exterior Wall Labor 160 hrs. 160 hrs. 112 hrs. 194 hrs. 492 hrs.
Exterior Wall Cost $15,620 $16,671 $18,541 $20,722 $28.892
Cost Per Square Foot $10.85 $11.58 $12.88 $14.39 $18.68
Difference Per Square Foot -$2.03 -$1.30 0 +$1.51 +$5.80
Difference Per Square Foot -15.76% -10.09% 0 +11.72% +45.03%
R-Value 23 28 35 22.75 22.75

 

 

 

APEX Block Versus Traditional Building Products

Wood Frame APEX Block Tilt Up Concrete CMU
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