All About Enercept
PROUDLY MADE IN THE USA!
Since 1982, Enercept has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of structural insulated panels, known in the building industry as SIPs. Enercept SIPs, similiar in design to “tilt-up” panels, are composed of a solid layer of EPS (expanded polystyrene insulation) laminated between OSB (oriented strand board) to form an exterior framing system of superb energy efficiency and strength. Engineered studies and performance tests have shown SIPs to be stronger, quieter, safer, faster to construct, and 50% more energy efficient than traditional methods of construction.
In 1995, Enercept instituted a state-of-the-art production line and added a 24,000 square foot addition to its existing 26,000 sq. ft. plant. These improvements have substantially increased production capabilities and quality control. Located in Watertown, SD, Enercept is positioned to produce about one thousand homes per year.
Enercept continues to grow and expand. In January of 2012 construction began on a cold storage area being added to the Enercept Building in preparation for new equipment that will enable Enercept to begin production of a “jumbo panel” line later in the year.
Enercept offers a complete pre-engineered building system. Enercept SIPs are the most fully customized SIPs on the market with factory cut and framed rough openings and electrical chases. Panels are connected by a structural insulated post to form an unbroken thermal shell. Basement panels, above grade wall panels, roof panels and support beams make the package complete. Enercept was the first to patent the electrical chase system and the insulated connecting post.
Enercept produces two types of roof panels: structural roof panels which tie into a beam system resulting in a vaulted ceiling and splined roof panels used to enclose timber, log, and metal frames.
The Enercept system is used in residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial applications. R-values of 24 for 6″ walls and 32 for 8″ roof panels result in enormous energy savings in either cold or hot climates. The energy savings, fast construction, and superior strength of the Enercept system make it an ideal building product for every application and climate. Our high R-values also make Enercept SIPs an excellent product to use for cold storage.
How does the Enercept SIP system differ from other panelizers?
Enercept offers the MOST FULLY CUSTOMIZED SIPs on the market.
- Enercept utilizes insulated connecting posts which results in an unbroken thermal shell. Our connecting posts are pre-installed and bull-nosed for quick and easy assembly on the job site.
- All rough openings are factory cut and framed in with 2x lumber and structural headers, further reducing construction time, job site waste, and framing errors.
- Enercept designed and uses a patented electrical chase routing method which results in a self-forming conduit. We also pre-install wiring in our SIP roof system.
- Enercept is renowned in the SIP industry for our ability to produce panels for even the most difficult designs, like the Windentide project shown here. We employ a full in-house drafting team to assist our customers in planning the home of their dreams.
If you can design it, Enercept can build it! Call for your free estimate