Agricultural SIP Projects

These sample agricultural projects built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) include barns, farm offices, workshops and shouses (shop + house combinations). SIPs are expecially suitable for agricultural buildings because of their thermal efficiency under extremely hot or cold temperatures. Select a location at the right to find SIP examples near you. Most individual Project Profiles provide the following information:

  • Exterior and interior photos
  • Name of SIP manufacturer, designer and builder
  • Explanation of why SIPs are appropriate for the project

Agricultural SIP Project Winners

SIP Show BuildingSIP Show Building
Grand Island, NE
Show Building for Energy Panel Structures for the Husker Harvest Days Farm Show in Grand Island NE. They choose SIP due its speed of construction and energy efficiency, featuring 6-inches expanded polystyrene wall F-26 and R33 8-inches roof thickness. With this benefits, also proved to be a very easy for diversification on an energy efficient building, showing to the end customer the product ready. The Show Building was build with SIP roof panels with ridge laminated beam, versetta stone on front facing and wainscot, hardy plank siding on exterior front facing walls, modified and overhangs.

SIP Home and ShopSIP Home and Shop
Winsted, MN
Saved labor, allowed move in to be sooner, dried in faster. Less waste on jobsite, First SIP project for this crew, they really enjoyed working with the system.

Land and Cattle SIP OfficeLand and Cattle SIP Office
Ideal, SD
A major benefit of using SIPs in the construction of the JLC Office Building was the time savings factor. Robb and his crew were able to set 320 lineal feet of wall panel in one day. In December 2016, despite single digit temperatures, the construction crew got almost all of the exterior walls up in one week. Because of the remote location, finding construction labor was a challenge. SIPs made it easier to build using fewer people.

SIP Vet ClinicSIP Vet Clinic
Hettinger, ND
West River Vet Clinic: State-of-the-art veterinary clinic, animal hospital and retail center in the Southwestern North Dakota agricultural community of Hettinger. WRVC services a large geographic area with five veterinarians and numerous technicians.

Agricultural SIP Project Case Studies

SIP Mechanic Farm ShopSIP Mechanic Farm Shop
Melvin, IL
Engineered building system, strong custom referrals for EPS SIP systems for agricultural projects, product durability and energy savings. 8" SIP walls, 22" tall SIP walls, Insulated exterior doors, Vinyl windows, 29 gauge zinc-coated galvanized steel exterior.

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