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Quail Bauer Residence

Sioux Rapids, IA

Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Kevin Zadow
603 N. Van Gordan Ave.
Graettinger, IA 51342
Phone: 712-859-3219
Email Address: kzadow@epsbuildings.com
Website: www.epsbuildings.com


Category Single Family Homes (under 3,000 sq ft.)


Project information:
Quail Bauer Project
Sioux Rapids, IA 50585


Date Completed: Spring 2016
Total cost of project (exclusive of land): $450,000
Dimensions of building (all floors of multi-story building):
26' x 36' - lower walkout
26' x 36' - main
16' x 23' - loft
Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 2,400 sqft


Built By:
Quail Construction, LLC
Joe and Anne Quail
40450 Hwy 71sPENCER
Spencer, IA 51301
Phone: 712-580-5100

Panels Manufactured By: Energy Panel Structures, Inc.

Designed By:
Quail Construction, LLC
Joe Quail
4045 Hwy 71
Spencer, IA 51301
Phone: 712-580-5100

Describe the end use of the building: Primary residence

The Bauer's were familiar with SIPs having seen and used SIPs on other projects they have been involved with.

SIP wall thickness and core material: 6 5/8" = 7/16" OSB & 5 5/8" EPS & 7/16" OSB
SIP roof thickness and core material: 10 3/8" = 7/16" OSB & 9 3/8" EPS & 7/16" OSB

Quail Construction is an experienced SIPs Builder and sues this experience to help sell their customers on using SIPs and all the advantages that go along with SIPs construction.  Functional She Dormers using SIPs construction.  Wrap -around screened in porch

HERS Index: 10
Blower door test results: 2.36 ACH50

Describe the HVAC system used on the project: Hydronic - propane, Forced air - propane, AC - electric

Andersen 400 series DH Tilt-wash windows (U-30) and Andersen 400 series french wood gliding patio door (U-31), LED lighting, Wood burning fireplace, Programmable thermostat, standing seam steel roofing - Energy Star qualified.  7KW installed on the roof of a detached garage/shop, that is also build using SIPs wall and roof. 36' x 40" x 12" w R-26 sidewalks & R-40 roof panel. Battery storage located in the garage.  Low -VOC paint and stains, Large trees that provide summertime shade and wintertime wind break

Many aspects of this project were designed as the construction processed and the screened in porch & landscaping were finished this spring.

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Builder Information

Quail Construction, LLC
Joe Quail4045 Hwy 71
Spencer, IA 51301

Phone: 712-580-5100

Panels manufactured by Energy Panel Structures, Inc..

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