The following documents examine the advantages of building with SIPs versus conventional wood framing.
California 2016 Title 24 High Performance Wall & Roof SIP vs Traditional Construction Energy Scenarios in Four Climate Zones
(Draft calculations via Consol).
Residential High Performance Walls and QII
Codes and Standards Enhancement Initiative (Case).
Residential Ducts in Conditioned Space
High Performance Attics.
SIPA Consumer Brochure
Tri-fold brochure summarizing the advantages of building with SIPs.
Side by Side Evaluation of a Stressed-Skin Insulated-Core Panel House and a Conventional Stud-Frame House
1993 side by side case study conducted by the Florida Solar Energy Center.
Integrating panels into the Production Homebuilding Process
This report published by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s PATH (Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing) program explores the benefits of using panelized building systems in production homebuilding.
Enclosing Timber Frames with Structural Insulated Panels
Presentation given at the Timber Framers Guild Western Conference, May 2011.