High Performance SIP House Chapel Hill NC
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
|Project Type:||Residential, > 3,000 sq. ft.|
|Design Professional:||Shaw Design Associates|
|HERS/EUI Index Score:||50|
|ACH50 - Blower Test Results:||1.39|
Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards, DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, ENERGY STAR Certified, EPA Indoor AirPLUS
BEA: 2022 Runner-Up High Performance Homes Over 3,000 sq. ft.
Custom single family residence. Client was very interested in SIPs for energy efficiency as well as speed of construction and design flexibility. SIPs were used for many of the interior bearing walls due the complexity of the structure. The architect and builder worked with Murus on these and Murus was able to provide very accurately cut walls with our CNC equipment
SIP wall thickness and core material: 6.5” EPS
SIP roof thickness and core material: 10.25” EPS
SIPs helped save time, labor, construction costs and energy.
HERS Index: 50
Blower door test results (ACH50): 1.39
HVAC system used on the project: 20 SEER Electric Heat Pumps