Solar Decathlon: Northwestern University students have created a sophisticated, energy-efficient home that is strategically designed to address the many challenges that come with aging.
October 2017 - This ultra-sustainable home has moveable walls for endless reconfigurability
Innova Eco System panel home sustains little damage at Hurricane Irma's ground zero
September 2017 - PRWeb press release
Solar Decathlon Preview: Northwestern's Age-in-Place Home Improves Indoor Air Quality
September 2017 - ‘Enable’ can withstand Chicago’s harsh climate and filter out toxins.
Project of the Year 2017 Builder's Choice & Custom Home Design Awards
September 2017 - Award-winning architects Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake are known for designing stunning homes on difficult sites, and the Pound Ridge Residence in Westchester County, N.Y.
Northwestern Students to Build Ultimate Green Home in 2017 DOE Solar Decathlon
April 2017 - The Solar Decathlon is a biennial collegiate competition challenging student teams to design and build full-sized, solar-powered homes with an emphasis on sustainability.
SIPs in the News: Big Builder Magazine: The Envelope Please!
June 2016 - Sam Raskin says it’s time for builders to change platforms – Part I: structural insulated panels
2016 Case Study published - Structural Insulated Panels at the Core of Living Building Challenge D.C. Area Showcase
June 2016 - Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) featuring the recently constructed Alice Ferguson Foundation Grass Education Center
Holy Family St. Lawrence Parish Center SIPA facility in Essex Junction, Vermont
Design Cost Data (dcd.com), September-October 2015 (Pages 38, 39, 40).
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Lisa’s House is a domestic violence shelter run by the nonprofit Project Horizon in Lexington, Virginia. undergoes expansion
SIPA and Timber Framers, August 21, 2015
A Building Envelope Solution for Meeting Stringent Energy Codes
Buildings.com, May 1, 2015
Expanding the Vision
Green Builder Magazine, February, 2015
ANSI Standard for Structural Insulated Panels
Snap, November/December 2013
Building Products Digest, August 2013
Prefab Grows Up
Builder, July 2013
Using Structural Insulated Panels on Non-Residential Structures
STRUCTURE, February 2013
Tight, but Not Uptight
The Construction Specifier, December 2012
Architect, September 2012
Designing and Building with Structural Insulated Panels
Construction Executive Magazine, June 2012
Build it Right: Lessons from New Orleans
Fine Homebuilding, April/May 2012
Build with SIPs
Mother Earth News, August/September 2011
SIPs Deliver High Energy Savings and Fast Installation
Construction Executive Magazine, June 2011
Structure and Order
Builder Magazine, June 2011
High performance building envelope construction with SIPs
Walls & Ceilings, May 2011
Breath Deep - Managing fresh air and moisture in structural insulated panel buildings
Walls & Ceilings, April 2011
Structural Insulated Panels Have Many Fans, So Why Don’t More Builders Use Them?
Builder Online, August 2010
A Starting Point for Net-Zero Energy Buildings?
eco-structure, May 2010
The 411 on SIPs
EcoHome magazine, August 2009
Building Tight with SIPs
Building Design + Construction, May 2008
Building a SIPs Roof
Journal of Light Construction, February 2008
Material Witness - Sam Rashkin on ENERGY STAR�s new rules for SIP homes
Modern Materials, December 2007
SIPs: Are They Right for Your Next Project?
Fine Homebuilding, July 2007
SIPs and Residential Applications
Modern Materials, November 2006