“Power House”

Cedarwood Zero-Energy

Location: Bellingham, WA 98225                 Building type: Residential
Square feet: 1,055                                          Completed: June 2014
Thickness of sip wall panels:  6 in.              Thickness of sip roof panels:  10 in.
Designer: TC Legend Homes                        Builder: TC Legend Homes
 

SIP manufacturer: Premier SIPs
SIP Benefits:

  • Air leakage tested at 0.67 ACH50
  • HERS Index 13
  • Low utility costs
  • SIPs affordable option for high performance building envelope
  • 2014 Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award winner

Agricultural

 Plattner SIP Farm Shop - Energy Panel Structures, B3 Building Solutions

Features:

  • Silverline vinyl windows 2200 series <0.32 u-value
  • R-40 Slown-in cellulose in the attic
  • High-efficiency lightning with on/off motion sensors
  • 48x17 hydrolic door by HP on farm shop

Commercial Over 10,000 sq. ft.

Moffat Products - Enercept, Fiegen Construction

Features:

  • 16-inches sidewalls
  • 20T Air Conditioner
  • 240,000 BTU Natural Gas Forced Air
  • LEED Lightining with on/off sensors
  • Daylight harvesting sensors with dim LED
  • 12 Air Pear ceiling fans improving HVAC system

Honorable Mention Commercial Over 10,000 sq. ft.

Kenmare Strip Mall - Energy Panel Structures

Features:

  • 6 ½-inches wall
  • 10 1/8-inches roof 
  • Gas forced Air

Commercial Under 10,000 sq. ft.

Pizza Ranch - Energy Panel Structures

Features:

  • 6-inch SIP walls
  • SIPs reduced the cost of temporary heat during winter construction
  • SIP parapet walls created an airtight seal at wall-to-roof connection
  • Interior and exterior LED lighting
  • Energy-efficient HVAC and water heating

Honorable Mention Commercial Under 10,000 sq. ft.

Woodinville Whiskey - Premier SIPs by Insulfoam

Features:

  • 10 ¼- inches roof panels
  • Gabled style roof
  • Standard HVAC with extra ventilation systems

Multifamily

Overall Runner Up: Park Row Apartments - Energy Panel Structures

Features:

  • 6 ½-inches walls - Borate Treated
  • Jumbo Panels
  • Gas boiler
  • Lindsay windows 0.04 u-value
  • Low-E glass
  • Energy Star appliances

Single Family Homes Over 3,000 sq. ft.

Evoke Quadrant Model Home - Premier SIPs by Insulfoam

Features:

  • 10-inches roof panel
  • Energy-efficient
  • High Performance
  • Windows and other open air features

Honorable Mention Single Family Homes Over 3,000 sq. ft.

Hocking Home - Wickiup Builders

Features:

  • 8-inch SIP walls
  • 12-inch SIP roof with 4-inch thick retrofit insulated panels installed on top for additional insulation
  • Insulated concrete form (ICF) basement

Single Family Homes Under 3,000 sq. ft.

Cedarwood Zero-Energy - Premier SIPs by Insulfoam

Features:

  • 6-inches walls
  • 10-inches roof
  • Air leakage at 0.67 ACH 50
  • HERS Index 13
  • Low utility costs
  • High Performance building envelope

Honorable Mention Single Family Homes Under 3,000 sq. ft.

Red Mountain Cabin - Energy Panel Structures

Features:

  • 6-inches wall
  • 8-inches roof
  • 8-inches floor over steel frame
  • Wood fired stove
  • Passive solar