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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.

MFG Day 2018: How Manufacturing Benefits The Building Industry

2018 Manufacturing Week is October 1-5  In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2018. In 2017, manufacturing accounted for 11.6 percent of GDP in the ...

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 — ...

Full Fall Line-up Of Architecture Events

Architectural Showcase What are the benefits of designing with structural insulated panels (SIPs)? Look for Enercept at an AIA Event in your area.  Gain a better understanding of application, assembly and detailing to ...

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 ...

The Secret to Building Homes Millennials Can Afford

Unlock the secrets to affordable homes for millennial buyers Aiming for the basics and a truly ‘smart’ home are key Americans born between 1981 and 1997 (the definition of ‘millennial’ provided by Pew Research Center) ...

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 ...

The Process of Custom Design in Five Steps

Custom Design in Five Steps Every custom home starts with you, or more accurately, your dream. When the time comes to build a custom home — perfectly, uniquely yours — where do you begin? James Van Raden, general ...

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 ...

SIPs Underground; Five Smart Reasons to Use Below-Grade SIPs

Five Reasons to Use Below-Grade SIPs Warm, dry and easily-constructed basements are every builder’s dream. And, one more reason Enercept SIPs are The Future of Framing. Permanent wood foundation (PWF) SIPs are a mature ...

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