Energy Star SIP Lake Venue Wahpeton IA

Location: Milford, IA

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Other Commercial
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Quail Construction
Design Professional: RDG Planning & Design
Year Built: 2023


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

Building use: Housing for event guests and families. Event rental.

SIP benefits for this job: The church was interested in SIPs because they are energy efficient. They felt like SIPs were the best option for the way they will be utilizing the building.

SIP wall thickness and core material: R-26 & R-33

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?

Using SIPs provided savings in time, labor, and construction costs, and allowed the project to be erected during the winter. SIPs will also allow the Church to enjoy energy savings over the life of the building.

Describe the HVAC system used on the project: We installed a gas boiler with in-floor heat. We also installed mini-split units in the individual rooms for heating and cooling.

Describe any other energy-saving materials used in the building envelope other than SIPs. List U-values of windows used and the U or R-value of any insulation materials: R50 cellulose in ceiling.

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc.: Trees taken down from the site work was logged and milled and used for furniture, trim, live edge caps, ceiling, and the fire place mantle.  Wainscoting from the original building was reclaimed and used in this project.

Any additional comments on the project: Was built to be handicapped accessible with an elevator.


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Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA


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