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Unique Rooftop Home Takes Top SIP Building Award

This unique residential loft earned the Overall Competition prize in the 2020 SIP Building Excellence Awards. The use of structural insulated panels (SIPs) on top of an existing 3-story structure reduced crane time and labor while providing a warmer interior for mechanical rough-in during the cold winter. Building with SIPs allowed large efficient windows for great views including the downtown Minneapolis skyline. The airtight SIP building envelope helped the home achieve a low 32 HERS index with blower door test results of .80 ACH50  The SIP walls, floor and roof were manufactured by Energy Panel Structures. 

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