ENERGY STAR SIP Salon Earlham IA
Location: Earlham, IA
|Commercial, Other Commercial
|Energy Panel Structures
|Blue Ribbon Builders
|ENERGY PANEL STRUCTURES, INC/ BLUE RIBBON BUILDERS
|HERS/EUI Index Score:
|ACH50 - Blower Test Results:
Hair and beauty salon
SIP benefits for this job:
SIPS provided an innovated structural option to match an existing roof line while providing maximum vaulted ceiling height.
SIP wall thickness: 6-1/2": 7/16"OSB / 5-5/8" EPS foam / 7/16" OSB
SIP roof thickness: 10-1/4": 7/16"OSB / 9-3/8" EPS foam / 7/16" OSB
Comments on labor saving, construction time, construction costs and energy savings:
Full vaulted ceiling saving time, labor, and costs compared to stick building and trying to achieve the same look and energy efficiency.
Innovative design elements:
SIPs panels offered a great solution for wide span faulted ceiling design while also providing the versatility needed for storefront glazed openings. The owner wanted a tall large glass opening overlooking a pond and was able to achieve this by using SIP roof panels.
Mechanical systems are ENERGY STAR
94% High efficiency forced air heating and cooling
Energy saving materials used in the building envelope:
Thermally broken storefront frames
Low E glazing
High density spray foam used to air seal the connection to an existing building
Energy efficient products or design features:
LED lightening throughout
Additional sustainable materials or features:
low-VOC interior paint was used
Landscape bed with shrubs adjacent to the building
Due to Covid and the restrictions the city had in place for hair salons where she had worked, the owner decided to add an endwall addtion to an existing shop/storage building on their own property.
This SIPs addition provided a facility to meet her customers needs that is convenient and safe.
- Other: Building-Excellence-Award-form-2022_BLUE-RIBBON-BUILDERS_1.19.22.pdf
- Other: ENERGY-STAR-SIP-Salon-Earlham-IA.pdf
- Other: IA70872-BLUE-RIBBON-BUILDERS-JAKE-TESSMER-FINAL-1.13.21-S1.0-FLOOR-PLAN.pdf