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Why do builders and architects love building with SIPS? There’s many reasons, but mostly it’s because Structural Insulated Panels go up very fast; they go up very easy; they reduce labor costs and job site waste is ...

What's The #1 Reason To Build With SIPs?

Why do builders and architects love building with SIPs?  One of the primary reasons builders and architects love building with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) is that they go up very fast and they go up very easy.

Offsite Construction Saves More Than Just Time

Offsite construction involves the process of planning, designing, fabricating, transporting and assembling building elements for rapid onsite assembly At Enercept we like to say that structural insulated panels (SIPS) ...

Enercept Explains: Building Science Behind Structural Insulated Panels

The science behind SIPs  With so many pieces to be assembled, it's easy to understand why stud frame houses take considerable time and labor to build. Enter Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) – the prefabricated ...

Enercept Explains: What Makes SIPs Stronger Than Stick Framing?

SIPs, by design, are load-carrying panel products Mother Nature can sometimes be difficult - high winds, heavy snow, hurricanes, and tornadoes are forces of nature that occur on a regular basis in the United States. ...

Lifetime Value vs. Upfront Investment

When it comes to home construction, choosing superior products and technologies will generally increase the overall initial cost of construction. However, when you factor in material cost, labor expense, job site waste, ...

Degrees of Green

Passive - LEED - Net Zero; welcome to the 'green building arena' The term “green home” is often used universally today, and while no official standard constitutes a green home, most people agree that building a green ...

Enercept Explains: Why Insulation Changes With The Seasons

Not all insulation is equal  In the world of building construction, we often talk about R-value and assign it a specific number associated with a building’s insulation. But home energy raters know that not all ...

Getting to Know Us: Dawn Gehrke, Enercept Regional Sales Manager

Enercept’s Regional Sales Manager, Dawn Gehrke, has over 25 years in the sales industry, but talking with customers about Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) has become her new passion.

Getting to Know Us: Dean Lewis, Enercept Regional Sales Manager

Dean Lewis’ path into the Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) industry was really very simple, he admits.

Enercept Explains: What Does a HERS Rater Do?

The Path to Net Zero Energy Homes Ultimate energy efficient homes like those built with Enercept Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) creates a solution that benefits the environment as well as your wallet. A home built ...

Enercept Explains: What is R-Value?

When we talk about Structural Insulated Panels (SIP), the term R-value inevitably enters the conversation. A wall is R-19, a roof is R-30 – what does this mean?