Panelworks Plus, Inc.
Builder, Dealer/Distributor, Master SIP Builders
Panelworks Plus, Inc. is a provider of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) located in St. Francis, MN. Established in 2001 by founder Curt Stendel, the business is based on the experience and knowledge gained by working in the building industry dating back to 1967. Curt started as a laborer, repairing and building new barns, then moving on to drafting and design, general contracting and later becoming an educator in the SIP industry. Curt's first experience of building with SIPs came in 1980 with most of the work at that time involved with building livestock buildings in southern Minnesota. Since 2002, Panelworks Plus has been a member of the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA), winning numerous "Building Excellence Awards" and gaining recognition as a "Master Builder". Curt has served the organization working on Builders, Education and Membership Committees as well as the SIPA Board of Directors.
One of the major benefits of using SIPs for us, was the shop drawing review process. This enabled us to review and coordinate prior to contractors mobilizing onsite, giving us more control and confidence in the construction process. We also... read more
Lake Elmo, MN
The owner had previously built a very energy efficient home with a wood foundation. Our ability to provide SIPs for not only the upper walls but also the foundation was exactly what she was looking for.read more
Using SIPs benefited the project in several ways. First and foremost was the speed in which the building was erected. We estimate that we saved roughly 30 days as compared to a steel building. Once the shell was completed, we... read more
Owner was looking for a home that would be efficient and qualify for LEED certification.read more