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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.

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?

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 ...

Enercept Explains: What is EPS?

Particularly if you’ve been looking into building with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), you’ve likely heard the term “EPS.” What’s that? It’s expanded polystyrene foam. Um … okay. What’s THAT?

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 ...

Enercept Explains: Modular Homes

Modular homes are nothing new on the construction scene. In fact, they’ve been around for more than a century. In the early 1900s, customers could order home kits from the Sears catalog. Once they arrived (usually by ...

It's Not Too Late! Be Working Inside Before Snow Flies Outside

Where has the time gone?  Hard to believe, isn't it? Summer has somehow vanished, the kids are headed back to school and that crisp bite of fall is in the air. The building season, particularly in the northern climate, ...

SIPs Gaining Ground in Commercial Market

Never built with SIPs? Your next project could be your opportunity to experience their advantages firsthand.  Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are garnering attention in the commercial building sector. Potential ...

Three Great Reasons to Remodel and Renovate With SIPs

Renovating or remodeling? SIPs may be a worthwhile consideration.   One often hears stories of beautiful, energy efficient new construction using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). It’s not unusual to see new SIP ...

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.

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