High Performance Zero Energy Ready SIP Wisconsin House Deerfield WI

Location: Deerfield, WI

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, > 3,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Ultimate Construction, Inc.
Design Professional: Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Year Built: 2021


High Performance: Yes
HERS/EUI Index Score: 43
ACH50 - Blower Test Results: 1.12
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Building use: 
Single Family Residence

How did SIP construction help you get this job?
Blower door test on our previous homes. The quietness and healthiness benefits of having a SIPS home.

SIP wall thickness: R26

Benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
10' walls. The time frame or speed that we can install SIPs was very important to the owner.

Innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
Spancrete was used over the covered porch, which is above the garage.

HERS Index: 43
Blower door test results: 1.12 ACH50

95% energy efficient furnace 
Well McClain boiler to heat hot water holding tank and concrete in-floor heating in basement.

Additional energy-saving materials used in the building envelope:
Spray foam on ring joist areas and all top plates. R60 blown in areas that were not SIPs

Additional energy-efficient products or design features:
All lighting is LED. 
Well McClain boiler to heat hot water holding tank.

Additional sustainable materials or design features:
Hardy concrete siding 
Stone on exterior with combination of stone veneer

Additional comments:
Walk out basement 
10 high ceilings 
In floor heat with boiler 
Spancrete garage with SIPs wall on main level 
40x60 toy shed, using boiler from the house to heat which has radiant heat 


Affiliated Members

Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA
Ultimate Construction Inc

Cottage Grove, WI


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