Happy SIPtober!

Why SIPtober? Because there's still time to get one more project in before snowballs are hitting us in the back, structural insulated panels, or SIPs, are fantastic in helping you get enclosed faster and can reduce your ...

Talk SIPs to Me. A Glossary of SIP-Related Words and Phrases

Like all industries, the construction industry (and, in particular, SIP construction) seems to have its unique language. Some of the products and components we use and produce are unique.  While those of us who work in ...

Enercept Teams Up With Local Habitat For Humanity On 30th & 31st Homes

Habitat For Humanity Duplex will Feature Enercept SIP Walls "We are so very grateful for all of the generosity of the Watertown community & businesses! Because of all of your big beautiful hearts Habitat has been able ...

SIPs - The Builder's Choice When Disasters Strike

Dealing with the aftermath of a natural disaster is never easy, and the rebuilding process can be frustrating and time consuming for builders as well as homeowners. If you are in this situation or know someone who 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.

What Are Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)?

A SIPs 101 Explanation of Structural Insulated Panels and Why You Should Build With Them.

Enercept University 2020: Are You Ready for The Future of Framing?

Who's ready for spring?  Many of us are ready to get back out to doing what we love, building homes and earning our income.  Let Enercept kick start you 2020 building season with some fun hands-on training in Watertown, ...

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.

Enercept U: Meet the Newest Factory Trained Installation Specialists

As of May 3rd, there are 27 new Factory Trained SIP Installation Specialists.  Participants traveled to Watertown, SD from Maine, New Jersey, Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, ...

Structural Engineering Defined

What Is Structural Engineering? What Does a Structural Engineer Do? Why Do We Need Them? While we will never know who designed the Parthenon or the aqueducts of the Roman Empire, we do know that the Romans were among ...

BISS

Because I Said so.

Don't Get Burned; Fire Performance With SIPs

We often talk about how warm and cozy SIPs structures are, but what about when things really heat up?  Fire safety is an important — and perhaps life-saving — consideration when building any structure.

Enercept University: Are You Ready for SIP Installation Training?

Temperatures are rising, snow is melting and it's almost time to begin the most wonderful time of the year ... peak construction season! Are you and your crew ready to work with SIPs? If not, Enercept University is a ...

Getting to Know Us: Bernie Stone, Enercept Regional Sales Manager

It’s safe to say Regional Sales Manager knows nearly every aspect of Enercept SIPs: He’s done it all when it comes to production and sales.

A New Church for Christmas

Parishioners at Prairie Winds United Methodist Church in Dickinson, North Dakota have a new church for Christmas this year … and they couldn’t be happier.  

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 ...

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 — ...

The Journey Begins-10 Steps For Starting Your Spring Home Today

The Process of Building the SIP Home of Your Dreams Begins With Planning. As with any journey, you’ll want to do some research before plan your trip. You’ll want to have a good sense of your vision, the end result, and ...

Why SIPs Fit

SIPs meet and exceed today's construction needs, and are the perfect fit for your next building project. The design flexibility, unique performance properties, and exceptional strength, combined with the energy and ...

Let's Build a Greener Future – Enercept Teams Up With USGBC

ENERCEPT IS A PROUD U.S.G.B.C. SILVER MEMBER Established SIPs manufacturer reinforces its commitment to green building Enercept, a long-time manufacturer of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) is pleased to announce its ...

Are Factory Made SIPs The Answer For Today's Housing Squeeze?

SIPs Streamline the Building Process  Nearly a decade after the recession flattened the housing industry and caused waves of contractors to go bankrupt and lay-off construction workers, the population of skilled ...

Five Ways to Save Costs on New Construction

FIVE WAYS TO SAVE ON NEW CONSTRUCTION Materials, time, home size, your builder, and timing are all considerations when maximizing your building dollars. Choose wisely.

SIPs vs. Sticks; Contractors' Guide to Using SIPs

Building with Enercept Structural Insulated Panels Making the switch to SIPs is easier than you think.  SIPs are widely available and the fully customized nature of Enercept Structural Insulated Panels makes them easy ...

The Future of Framing – Structural Insulated Panels Are Driving Change

High-Performance Building with Enercept At Enercept we like to say that structural insulated panels (SIPS) are “the future of framing,” but in truth, the future is now. Enercept has been fabricating SIPS since 1981, and ...

Enercept multifamily housing – A greener way to build

Enercept Structural Insulated Panels Receives 2016 Building Excellence Awards at SIPA National Conference April 21, 2016, Watertown, SD: Enercept Structural Insulated Panels was recognized at the 14th Annual Structural ...