Hettinger, North DakotaThe West River Veterinary Clinic (WRVC) is a state-of-the-art veterinary clinic, animal hospital and retail center in the Southwestern North Dakota agricultural community of Hettinger. Having outgrown their existing facility, the owners were determined to build new, and to build as energy efficient as possible with a goal of long-term value. The entire envelope is constructed with SIPs.

First Place Agriculture Category Winner: West River Vet Clinic Enercept /David Parrill, Builder

The SIPs installation went quickly considering the number of design details; the building was holding heat well with two temporary electrical units so finish work could be completed over the Winter.

SIP Vet Clinic Hettinger ND

Runner Up Agriculture Category: Dale Louwagie Shop Extreme Panel/Dale Johnson III

SIPs saved time so reduced the amount of labor to erect Walls 5 guys had walls erected in roughly 30 hours Roof 5 guys had roof placed in roughly 20 hours SIP construction also helped with very low material waste on job site.

SIP Farm Shop Cottonwood MN

First Place Commercial Industrial Institutional >10,000 sq. Category Winner: Al’s Pheasant Ranch, Enercept

The post and beam construction married up well with SIPs, especially in the high vaulted ceiling areas. SIPs were also a benefit by enclosing the Timber Beam structure more quickly, thus limiting the exposure of the timbers to the weather.

Pheasant SIP Lodge Emery SD

First Place Commercial Industrial Institutional <10,000 sq. Category Winner: Ideation Design Group, Enercept

Using SIPs reduced construction time. The exterior walls were framed, sheathed and insulated in four days with only four men.

LEED Platinum SIP Office Phoenix AZ

Runner Up Commercial Industrial Institutional <10,000 sq. Category Winner: Tippet Rise Arts Centre Olivier Barn, Enercept

Timber frames were enclosed more quickly both protecting the timbers and saving labor costs. Olivier Barn was designed to create intimate performance space. The pitched roof creates an elevated, ethereal sound. The timber frames were designed for a true rustic impression.

SIP Arts Center Fishtail MT

First Place Affordable Housing Category Winner: Modernista House, Innova/Capital Group Developments

We proposed to offer an energy efficient, affordable, beautiful home using a modern design with high ceilings (12 ft in the main living area and 10 ft in the bedrooms). Using a Miami Dade approved MGO SIP provide a unique advantage to this job due to its hurricane resistance rating.

Affordable SIP House Pompano Beach FL

Runner Up Affordable Housing Category Winner: Tarrant County Housing, Korwall , Inc./Ferrier, Builder

SIPs met the criteria of quality, energy efficiency, and value that were the pillars of the project's foals from the onset. Recommending SIPs was a no brainer as a result, and have proven to be a great fit and example to the surrounding community.

Affordable SIP House Fort Worth TX

First Place Single Family Homes > 3,000 sq. Category Winner: Parfitt Residence, Premier Building Systems/CVH, Builder

First Place Overall Competition Winner

SIPS are the key to tight, energy efficient construction, without the thermal bridging, and on site labor issues required by conventional stick framed construction. SIPS also allow our entire roof to be installed and dried in within a single day of work.

Zero Energy SIP House Anacortes WA

Runner Up Single Family Homes > 3,000 sq. Category Winner: Fox Residence, Extreme Panel/Timber SIPS, Builder

SIPS were used for the end walls of the 48 foot long x 27 foot wide Great Room, which eliminated two of the large timber frame bents typically used on this type of hybrid timber frame.

SIP Timber Frame House Poteau OK

Honorable Mention Single Family Homes > 3,000 sq. Category Winner: 726 Sony Boy Lane, Innova Eco/ Amerisips Building Science

The Innova HIP MGO SIPs used on this home is Dade County approved and tested at wind speeds that exceed 240 MPH. The performance of this home when subjected to tornado force winds justifies the substantial and superior strength of homes constructed with this building system.

LEED Platinum SIP House Johns Island SC

First Place Single Family Homes < 3,000 sq. Category Winner: Justin Residence, Extreme Panel Tech/Stinson Builders

Runner Up Overall Competition

Built with NO RIDGE BEAMS There was not another product that could structurally work with this design and give them the opportunity to be a net zero home. The contractor said they don't know how they would have figured all the compound angles in the home without SIPs.

Net Zero SIP House Mendota Heights MN

Runner Up Single Family Homes < 3,000 sq. Category Winner: Ludwig Residence, Fischer SIPS/Ferrier Custom Homes

The small home was built to the maximum length, width, and height of the lot allowances in accordance to the subdivision's restriction. The rigidity of the SIPs walls allowed us to cantilever over the front of the house and contributed to the ability of the architectural design elements.

Zero Energy SIP House Dallas TX

Honorable Mention Single Family Homes < 3,000 sq. Category Winner: Bauer Project, Energy Panel Structures/Quail Builder

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.

SIP House Sioux Rapids IA

First Place Renovations Category Winner: Peace Church, Energy Panel/ Knutson Construction

SIPs saved time, panels allowed them to get that open ceiling area and maintain a well insulated ceiling. Ease of installation by using jumbo panes, obtain lower energy costs, and save labor. Also the STC rating were important.

Church SIP Renovation Rochester MN

Runner Up Renovations Category Winner: Panama City Beachfront Reno, Innova Eco/Jim Cofer Homes

Project was located on a beach with grandfathered setbacks. If house tore down, would have to build a smaller house to comply with the new setbacks. The Innova MGO Retro SIP panel allowed the existing stucco to be removed and the insulated MGO Retro Panel was
fasten directly to the existing walls.

Beachfront SIP Renovation Panama City FL