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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.

Your Builder Works For You: How To Find The Right One

  Embarking on the home building journey can seem daunting. Most people wouldn’t attempt to navigate a ship across the ocean or visit a foreign country without the proper crew or a seasoned tour guide. Building your ...

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 ...

Winning at State AIA Conventions & Events

Like Us - Tag Us - Share Us to win Each year, AIA Chapters host gathering places for multi-disciplinary discourse and discovery, bringing together thought leaders in architecture and design from around their region and ...

Less Laboring On Labor Day

"Take rest. A field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." - OVID Monday, September 2nd is Labor Day ... a day to enjoy a well-deserved day off.  Labor Day honors millions of hardworking Americans across the country.  ...

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 ...

Enercept Explains: What is OSB?

Every profession or craft has its own jargon, and the construction business is no different. Subs, slabs, rough-in, dry-in … the list endless. At the top of our list of commonly used lingo is structural insulated panels ...

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