Resilient, Self-Sufficient Mountain Project with SIPs
SIPs form the backbone of the high-performance VISION House at 10,400 ft altitude in the Colorado mountains.
Published on Jun 10, 2020.
Green Builder Media Sustainability Awards 2020 Winners - SIPs Projects
Green Builder Media Sustainability Awards 2020 Winners - SIPs Projects, SIPs, SIPA
Published on Jan 13, 2020.
Is It Time to Give Structural Insulated Panels A Second Look?
SIPA, SIPs, A second look
Published on Dec 11, 2019.
SIPA featured in Green Builder Magazine on the role of associations in our industry's evolution
Green Builder Magazine feature article discussing the role of trade associations like SIPA in meeting the challenges of sustainability.
Published on Jul 20, 2018.
Housing Innovation Awards announced during 2015 EEBA Conference: Winners include SIP home builders
EEBA's Housing Innovation Awards include SIP homes.
Published on Oct 21, 2015.
SIPs from an architect’s perspective
Texas architect Bob Borson has been blogging at Life of an Architect since 2010. His latest project, dubbed the CHouse Modern, is currently under construction and uses structural insulated panels (SIPs) from...
Published on Apr 9, 2014.
7-11 boosts energy efficiency with SIPs
In the November/December issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, Premier SIPs Technical Manager Joe Pasma writes about the use of structural insulated panels (SIPs) in retail stores. The article mentions both...
Published on Jan 15, 2014.
Inside actor Bryan Cranston’s LEED Platinum SIP beach house
Actor Bryan Cranston, star of the hit TV series Breaking Bad, is making waves in the architecture community with the radical renovation of a pre-war beachfront home in Southern California. Cranston and his wife transformed what had originally been a 1940s military housing unit into a stunning two-story modern home meeting both LEED Platinum and Passive House standards.
Published on Dec 12, 2013.
SIPs speed up construction of unique Habitat home
The Denver chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) teamed up with CAD-1 to host a design competition for Habitat for Humanity of Colorado. Eleven teams from AIA Colorado submitted home designs. The winning entry was constructed in Kittredge, Colorado by Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity, using a volunteer workforce and donations garnered by AIA Denver.
Published on Dec 2, 2013.
SIP homes shine at 2013 Solar Decathlon
On October 3, teams from 20 universities across North America and Europe will face off in the 2013 Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California. To reduce home energy use and the amount of solar generation capacity required, four teams participating in this year’s competition will construct their homes using structural insulated panels (SIPs). SIPs have been a product of choice for Solar Decathlon teams dating back to the competition’s inception in 2001.
Published on Sep 11, 2013.
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