High Performance SIP House Chapel Hill NC

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, > 3,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturer: Murus
Builder: Zurbuch Construction
Design Professional: Shaw Design Associates
Year Built: 2022


High Performance: Yes
HERS/EUI Index Score: 50
ACH50 - Blower Test Results: 1.39
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards

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


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The Murus Company, Inc.

Mansfield, PA


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