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The Real Savings When You Build With Structural Insulated Panels

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.

Celebrate National Energy Awareness Month 2019

October brings us the World Series, pumpkin spice everything, football, a change in seasons, fall foliage, and National Energy Awareness Month.

Do You Know What You're Getting? Learn About Differences In SIPs.

A student of Frank Lloyd Wright - Alden B. Dow -  began experimenting with sandwich-panel technology in the 1950s and build the first Styrofoam Houses in Midland, Minneapolis in 1951.  Since that time, SIPs have ...

Winter Construction: More Cost-Effective and Comfortable With SIPs

Did the cold, wet spring and summer of 2019 rob you of precious building time?  We've all seen it before - the urgency in the air to get your building projects buttoned-up before winter hits.  However, after the short ...

Winning at State AIA Conventions & Events

Like Us - Tag Us - Share Us to win Each year, AIA Chapters host gathering places for multi-disciplinary discourse and discovery, bringing together thought leaders in architecture and design from around their region and ...

Less Laboring On Labor Day

"Take rest. A field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." - OVID Monday, September 2nd is Labor Day ... a day to enjoy a well-deserved day off.  Labor Day honors millions of hardworking Americans across the country.  ...

Award-winning SIP Construction; Blue Wave On The Bay

20168 SIPA Building Excellence 1st Place Award Winner - Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Buildings under 10,000 sq. ft. Blue Wave on the Bay, Ashland, WI - SIPs by Enercept. Blue Wave is home to a Restaurant, Retail ...

AIA State Conventions and Expos

AIA was founded in 1857 by 13 architects. Headquartered in Washington, DC, they have more than 200 chapters around the world, and over 94,000 members. Each year, AIA Chapters host gathering places for multi-disciplinary ...

SIPs in the City: An Urban Dream in Oklahoma

Not only was this home the 2018 SIPA Building Excellence First Place Award Winner - Single Family Homes Under 3,000 sq. ft. and Overall Residential Winner, it's a winner in the downtown landscape of Edmond.

How Do SIPs Fit In Log Home Planning?

The beauty and charm of a log home or cabin are hard to resist.  They can be rustic, charming and quaint, or simply breath-taking. The one thing they all have in common is the warm, natural appearance of the log ...

What's In a Word? Glossary of Common SIP Terminology

As you begin the process of building, it may seem like contractors, building supply outlets, and others are speaking a foreign language.  Now throw SIPs into the mix - and wowzers! What are they talking about?

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