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Life Cycle Analysis

EPS Molders Association Life Cycle Analysis
This comparative study conducted by the EPS Molders Association shows that the energy invested in the production of SIPs yields an exponential benefit to the environment compared to traditional wood framing.

BASF Residential Insulation Systems Eco Efficiency Analysis
BASF’s award-winning Eco Efficiency Analysis assesses the complete environmental impact of several residential wall systems, including SIPs, 2×4 construction and 2×6 construction.

Residential Buildings: An Evaluation of Waste Prevention Practices Using Lifecycle Analysis
This report by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality examines residential framing systems that have the potential to reduce onsite construction waste.

Check out this EPSIA Bulletin (pdf download):

  EPSIA R-Value Bulletin (dated 2016)

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