Century Old Timber Frame Zero Energy Ready SIP House Cottage Grove WI
Location: Cottage Grove, WI
|Project Type:||Residential, > 3,000 sq. ft.|
|Manufacturer:||Energy Panel Structures|
|Builder:||Ultimate Construction, Inc.|
|Design Professional:||Brown House Architects|
|HERS/EUI Index Score:||40|
|ACH50 - Blower Test Results:||0.86|
Single Family Residence
How did SIP construction help you get this job?
Our energy rating on previous homes.
The quietness and healthiness benefits of having a SIPS home. Needing to build 10 walls
Neopreen SIPs roof
Being able to combine with over 100+ year old timber frame
SIP wall thickness: R26
SIP roof thickness: 1O" Neopreen roof panels
Benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
With the size of the home and height of the walls, SIPs saved superior amount of time, plus the angles of the home.
Vaulted area with panels for bedroom and dining room
1 O' basement and walk out walls.
Innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
Spancrete was used over the covered porch, which is above the garage.
Additional innovative design elements:
Redesigning timber frame being built out of 300+ year old barns (three different barns) that we carefully removed.
These timber frames worked well with the SIPs package, in the vaulted ceiling and dormer areas, letting us have a continuous ceiling.
HERS Index: 40
Blower door test results: .085 ACH50
This house has 2 condensing boilers, which are 95% efficient Radiant in-floor heat
High velocity system
Variable speed/scroll compressors
High efficient AC
Additional energy-saving materials used in the building envelope:
Spray foam on ring joist areas and all top plates. R60 blown in areas that were not SIPs
Additional energy-efficient products or design features:
All lighting is LED.
On demand water heater
Boiler in-floor heat
Energy Star appliances
Make up air for the kitchen exhaust
Additional sustainable materials or design features:
Real stone on exterior
Standing seam roof
45 years being in the building business, this home is the most unique home Ultimate Construction has built with SIPs.
Exterior elevation details
- Building Plans: 4-5-2020-Huston-Residence.pdf
- Other: Air-Tightness-Houston-with-Garage.pdf
- Other: Air-Tightness-Houston-without-Garage.pdf
- Other: Century-Old-Timber-Frame-Zero-Energy-Ready-SIP-House-Cottage-Grove-WI.pdf
- Other: Final-Reports-Houston-wGarage.pdf
- Other: Huston.pdf
- Other: Summary-Report-Houston.pdf