High Performance SIP House Grass Lake MI
Location: Grass Lake, MI
|Project Type:||Residential, < 3,000 sq. ft.|
|Design Professional:||Moonlight Architecture|
|HERS/EUI Index Score:||47|
|ACH50 - Blower Test Results:||0.81|
The homeowners retired from aerospace engineering and understood the benefits of using a progressive material to provide energy savings through their days of retirement.
SIPs became the end user energy hero on the project assisting in providing the home with an envelope that exceeded Michigan's stringent energy codes by 58.2% and a blower door test of 0.81 ACH @ 50 pascals, even with a wood burning fireplace insert. The efficient design allowed for quick installation with the ability to dry-in the envelope before Michigan's harsh winter came in. Construction costs were on-par with comparative projects in the area using conventional construction methods.
SIP engineering and project consultant engineering by SIPA Member Eclipse Engineering.
- Annual Energy Costs:
|As Designed||Michigan Performance Max.|
52.5% Yearly Savings