Energy Star SIP House Des Moines IA

Location: Des Moines, IA

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, < 3,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Koester Construction Company
Design Professional: Simonson & Associates L.L.C.
Year Built: 2012


High Performance: No
HERS/EUI Index Score:
ACH50 - Blower Test Results:
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Awards/Certifications: ENERGY STAR Certified

SIPs construction substantially brought cost down. HVAC equipment was downsized, Geothermal well was eliminated and fresh air intake in lieu of, eliminated the manually installed exterior wall insulation and associated air sealing issues. Better energy savings projections were able to be made to qualify for Mid American energy Rebate Program because of the tighter building envelope using SIPs than originally with the tilt up concrete.


Affiliated Members

Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA


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