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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.

Six Great Reasons to Enclose Your Timber Frame Home in SIPs

A SIP wall system may have the single most positive impact on your Timber Home's construction. A number of elements contribute to your unique timber home design.  Structural insulated panels offer an eco-friendly ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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