As Lumber Prices Stabilize, How Do SIPs Compare?
Just ten months ago I wrote an article on high lumber prices - when lumber was averaging $800 per thousand board feet, "Do Higher Lumber Prices Make Building With SIPs More Attractive?". This week lumber prices sank ...
Can I Build Affordable Housing With SIPs?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines ‘affordable housing’ as that which a household can obtain for 30 percent or less of its income. (Note also, HUD does not differentiate between ‘affordable’ ...
Do Higher Lumber Prices Make Building With SIPs More Attractive?
What else could go awry in this crazy 2020 year? Lumber prices!
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, ...
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.