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Did You Know? Common Misconceptions About SIPs

What do you think you know about Structural Insulated Panels? Sometimes a little knowledge can also mean a slew of misinformation; that’s certainly true with Structural Insulated ...

What Do Structural Insulated Panels Really Cost?

It’s one of the most common questions we hear: How much do structural insulated panels (SIPs) cost? And, perhaps not surprisingly, it’s a difficult question to answer because each project is so unique.

Resistant to SIP Construction; 7 Reasons You Should Reconsider

Building with Structural Insulated Panels; It's Really Not Complicated.   Making the switch to SIPs is easier than you think.  SIPs are widely available and make it easy to build really energy efficient buildings that ...

If a Picture's Worth a Thousand Words ...

Then a video is worth at least a million.  Enercept is proud to announce our new YouTube channel. Check out our new videos and be sure to visit often as our collection of featured projects and how-to films is ...

Do's and Don'ts; Working with Structural Insulated Panels

Handling and Installing SIPs The Right Way Building with structural insulated panels (SIPs) is faster and easier than stick framing.  The truck arrives at your building site, loaded with your pre-cut panels, ready to ...

Affordable Housing is Dead: Let's Change the Conversation

Affordable housing: What do you think of when you hear that term? It conjures up many images. And let’s be honest, they’re not always the most pleasant: “Low Income.” “Subsidized.” “Income-based.” “Workforce.”

Trav's Outfitter: A Final Look at the Finished Project

It took years of dreaming and planning but just months of construction; now Trav's Outfitter is officially at home in its new location in the strongest retail area of Watertown, South Dakota.

High School Building Trades Students Meet the Future of Framing

A group of high school students from Yankton High School had an eventful day September 5, 2018. The group of students was tasked with framing the exterior of a 1600 sq. ft. house in one day. Impossible? Not at all — ...

SIPs, Bringing New Life To Old Barns

One can easily imagine the idyllic, postcard-perfect scene: Lush fields, perhaps a lovely sunset and the iconic symbol of farm life — the barn.

Greenbuild 2018 - Thank you for your interest

IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE AND GREAT TO MEET THOSE WHO ATTENDED As a new USGBC Silver member, Enercept was thrilled to be part of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo - 2018 held at Chicago's McCormick Place  ...

Five Key Tips For Building With SIPs

Prescriptive Advice That Even Experienced SIP Users Should Review Structural insulated panels or SIPs are gaining the attention of Builders and Customers interested in achieving high-performance building envelopes in ...

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