Apex Block Set to Air on Designing Spaces March 15, 2012

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APEX Block™ will be highlighted on Designing Spaces “Green” episode using onsite construction footage giving the shows viewers a chance to explore an easier, greener and faster way to build using insulating concrete form blocks.

Wednesday, March, 15th 201, will be an exciting day for the team at APEX Block™ as they gather together to watch their revolutionary building block make its debut on national television. The television show Designing Spaces shown on the Lifetime Television Network is a half-hour series focused on informing viewers on the smartest ways to make their living space more appealing and functional. Made from 100% recycled post-consumer expanded polystyrene (EPS) and cement, the APEX Block™ has taken construction to a greener level and the Designing Spaces Think Green team had to come check it out.

APEX Block™ will be highlighted in the shows “Green” episode using onsite construction footage giving the shows viewers a chance to explore an easier, greener and faster way to build. "We are always exploring the latest advancements in home improvement and building technology and APEX delivered the perfect solution,” says Lysa Liemer, "Designing Spaces" Executive VP of Programming and Chief Operating Officer.

APEX Block is the manufacturer and international distributor of the revolutionary energy saving building product that has an impressive resistance to nature’s fury. The blocks are flame resistant for almost four hours, can withstand wind speeds up to 250mph and have a seismic rating of 8.5. The list continues and includes a warm, fuzzy, earth-conscious feeling for consumers when they learn their choice to build a home from APEX Block keeps an estimated 2,477 pounds of EPS out of the nation’s landfills.

The block originally caught the eye of Doug Lystra, Owner of Majestic Builders, last year but it didn’t take long after discovering it’s unique, eco-friendly properties that he made the decision to build not one, but twenty one homes from the APEX Block™ in a new housing development located in Eagle Point, Oregon. Impressed by the blocks performance, Lystra was more than happy to share his building experience. Lystra welcomed film crews from the television show Designing Spaces to shoot construction footage of the first home in a new green sub division the extraordinary benefits and sustainability of building with APEX Blocks were put work.

The Designing Spaces Green segment will educated and intrigue viewers of the many benefits of building with APEX Block™ and why it is being called the Greenest Wall System in the World™. The show scheduled to air nationwide March 15th at 7:30am EST and PST on Lifetime.

APEX Block™ is a manufacturer and international distributor of a revolutionary energy saving building product that provides protection against fire, high winds, earthquakes and infestation. Unlike other Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), APEX Block™ snap together using a keystone locking system and eliminate the time and cost of expensive bracing and connection methods. By simplifying the construction process and providing an affordable green building solution, APEX Block™ can be utilized in consumer DIY projects, rehabilitation construction, residential construction and commercial construction. For more information about APEX Block™ please visit http://apexblock.com.


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