SIP Panels
Structural Insulated Panels

SIP Homes are Very Comfortable

SIP panels are used in one of the newer technologies for building.

Structural insulated panels go together quickly, saving on labor, they reduce onsite construction waste and they provide superior insulating qualities.

Not only that, but they are a "green" technology!

There are a number of advantages to building with structural insulated panels, and many people are discovering them—and building SIP homes for their families or for retirement.

SIP construction has a few special techniques, particularly where the panels join together. However; if you are handy and determined to save money, it’s possible to be a do-it-yourself SIP homeowner…

SIP panels in a stack and walls made of SIPs in a house under construction

SIPs panels in a stack and walls made of SIPs.


Structural Insulated Panels
SIPs and SIPs Homes

Just like log home building and timber frame construction, building a SIPs home is a specialty kind of building. However, it is possible for a person who enjoys woodworking to build a SIPs house.

Of course, it is much easier if you select a house plan with just one floor! Things always get more complicated when you build two or more stories!

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  • Advantages to SIP Home Construction - When considering which construction method to use for your new home, here are some reasons you might want to consider structural insulating panels…

  • SIP Homes – What is it like to be in a structural insulated panel home…

  • SIP Construction - How is a SIP home construction different from a stick built house…

  • Structural Insulated Panels - If you are considering using SIPs, you might want to consider these things...

  • SIPs Panels - If you use SIPs in your house, will it make a difference in the price? Are there any ways that you can save some money using SIPs…

  • SIP House Plans - What you should look for, when you are searching for a house plan…

  • SIP Roof - In any house, the roof is where you lose the most heat. A SIP roof can give you the very best protection from heat loss…

  • Structural Insulated Roof Panels - How much protection can you get and how thick do these panels get…

  • SIPs House Kits - What you can expect to get in a SIPs house package and what you won’t be getting…

  • Energy Star Rating - What it means when your house receives an Energy Star Rating and why you might want to consider this…

  • Energy Star Tax Credit - What this is, and how to get one…

  • Home Energy Tax Credit - Here is some information that you might not find elsewhere…
While SIP Panels are relatively new to the construction industry, they have definitely made an impact on the way homes are being built.

Many people who are planning to build a new home have discovered that they can be more comfortable, using less energy and a smaller HVAC system. And, in addition, homeowners with SIPs homes, will save thousands of dollars on heating and cooling…



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