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How to build an energy efficient home
SIPs are the 21st Century Building Material.Build a home that saves energy and money . Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are a high performance building system for residential and light commercial construction. The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural facings, typically oriented strand board (OSB). Here are 6 reasons you should use SIP material in your construction project.
Reason number 1 SIP Saves Energy.Heating and cooling is a major expense that is not getting cheaper. SIP’s allow you can save 60-70% on you heating and cooling bills. That equate to money in your pocket every month.
A 2000 square foot house in Miami can have an electric bill of $40 per month in summer.
Reason number 2 SIP construction is stronger.SIP building is stronger than traditional stick building.
The wall and roof are stronger and it is easy to achieve designs that withstand 200 mph winds.
Reason 3 SIP Construction reduces waste.
SIP buildings are manufactured to plan at the factory to be shipped and assembled on site.
Traditional building uses raw lumber which is cut to need on the job site.
This process generates a lot of waste.
SIP material has a lower burden on the environment.
Reason 4 SIP Construction is faster.Because the walls and roof ... more
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