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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.

Properly Applied House Wrap; Critical to Your SIP Home's Health

Protecting your building envelope Air leakage can impact your building's durability. Wet wooden sheathing can rot and break down,  diminishing your structure's strength. 

Enercept Explains: Building Science Behind Structural Insulated Panels

The science behind SIPs  With so many pieces to be assembled, it's easy to understand why stud frame houses take considerable time and labor to build. Enter Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) – the prefabricated ...

Enercept Explains: What Makes SIPs Stronger Than Stick Framing?

SIPs, by design, are load-carrying panel products Mother Nature can sometimes be difficult - high winds, heavy snow, hurricanes, and tornadoes are forces of nature that occur on a regular basis in the United States. ...

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 ...

Enercept Explains: Why Insulation Changes With The Seasons

Not all insulation is equal  In the world of building construction, we often talk about R-value and assign it a specific number associated with a building’s insulation. But home energy raters know that not all ...

Enercept Explains: What Does a HERS Rater Do?

The Path to Net Zero Energy Homes Ultimate energy efficient homes like those built with Enercept Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) creates a solution that benefits the environment as well as your wallet. A home built ...

Celebrate National Energy Awareness Month 2019

October brings us the World Series, pumpkin spice everything, football, a change in seasons, fall foliage, and National Energy Awareness Month.

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?

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?

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