ICPI Contractor Tool Kit

How Can ICPI Help Build Your Contracting Business?

Through the ICPI Contractor Tool Kit, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute provides the top technical, marketing and educational resources for contractors in the concrete paver industry.  There are three levels of access available depending on your company's needs.

Resources available to all Contractors regardless of ICPI membership or Certification status to support industry best practices.
Resources available to ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installers and ICPI Members. Learn more, click here.
Resources available exclusively to ICPI Members. Learn more, click here.

Technical Resources
Detail Drawings 
Review sections or plans of a specific construction assembly.

Tech Specs 
Learn the industry best practices for installation and maintenance.

Guide Specifications 
Access three-part construction specifications.

Project Profiles 
​Pursue design ideas from across the U.S. and Canada.

Paver Pros Blog
Read biweekly posts about installation, key design, maintenance, and business issues.

Software Programs 
Access  Software Programs to help design and install concrete paver projects.

Interlocking Concrete Pavement Inspection Checklist 
Learn the recommended procedures that inspectors use.

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Inspection Checklist
Understand the recommended procedures that inspectors use for PICP projects.

Construction Tolerances and Recommendations for Interlocking Concrete Pavements
Understand construction tolerances.

Fact Sheets
Fact sheets on PICP, aesthetics, durability and sustainability.

Silica FAQs
ICPI works with OSHA and the industry to answer questions about the new occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica regulation.

Education Resources
Concrete Paver Installer Course and Certification (MEMBER DISCOUNT)
Ensure your installers know the best practices. 

Quarterly Demonstration Video Series for New Installers (COMPLIMENTARY FOR MEMBERS)​
Use these demonstration videos to train beginning and advanced installers.  Non-members pay $40 per video.

Hardscape North America Conference Package, Demostrations, and Installer Competition (MEMBER DISCOUNT)
Attend HNA, the only national trade show devoted entirely to the hardscape industry.

ICPI Complete Business Manual for Concrete Paver Contractors (Vander Kooi) (MEMBER DISCOUNT)
Get the best business manual in the industry for concrete paver contractors.

Contractor Business Practice and Installation Webinar Series (COMPLIMENTARY FOR MEMBERS)
Participate in this webinar series (4) covering business and construction topics

ICPI Contractor Business Report (MEMBER DISCOUNT)
Read the most thorough, accurate report on the concrete paver contracting business.

Purchase industry-leading business and installation best practice publications.

Marketing Resources
Customer Brochures (MEMBER DISCOUNT)
​Promote concrete pavers to residential, commercial and government customers.

Receive national recognition for your outstanding hardscape projects.

Includes all General Technical, Education, and Marketing Resources...PLUS

Education Resources
Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) Specialist Designation
Promote your expertise in PICP planning and installation by earning this Designation

Residential Specialist Designation  (MEMBER DISCOUNT) 
Demonstrate to clients your advanced knowledge, skill  and experience in residential paver installations.

Commercial Specialist Designation  

Promote your expertise and experience in installation of interlocking concrete pavers in industrial, commercial, institutional and municipal applications.

Marketing Resources
Individual Listing on ICPI Certification Verification Search
Market your qualifications on this Certified Installer-only search engine.

Certification and Designation Display Certificates 
Display certificates to promote your Installer Certification and Designations.

Certification Sample Press Release 
Generate press coverage with this sample release.

Certification Logo  
Promote your ICPI Certification by display the logo on your materials.

Certification Social Media Samples 
Use social media posts to promote your qualification certification.


Includes all General Technical, Education, and Marketing Resources...Plus

Member Discounts on Education Courses, Certification, Products, and Events...PLUS

Technical Resources
Access to ICPI Technical Staff 
​Consult with ICPI's staff industry experts on key technical and installation issues.

Safety Manual Template 
Develop your company's Safety Manual with this detailed template.

Safety Meeting Outlines 
Create a safer work place using these weekly outlines.

ICPI Foundation Research 
Gain access to leading-industry research on technical and installation practices.

Education Resources
Installation Tips Videos 
Get quick installation tips from ICPI expert staff.  (coming soon)

Ability to Become an Authorized Contractor Instructor  
Teach the ICPI installer courses to installers. Must meet qualifications.

Marketing Resources
Company Listing on ICPI Contractor Search Engine 
Promote your business on ICPI's nationwide Member Contractors search.

Industry Promotional Video 
Promote concrete paver projects to potential customers with ICPI's "Why Choose Concrete Pavers" video.

Membership Display Certificate 
Display your ICPI Member certificates on walls or in customer portfolios.

Membership Sample Press Release 
Generate news coverage about your business with this Sample press release.

ICPI Logo 
Promote your ICPI membership by using the ICPI logo, a symbol of industry best practices and professionalism.

Membership Social Media Samples 
Demonstrate your industry commitment with these sample posts.

Member Directory 
Access the Institute’s member directory for key business contacts.