Expanded Energy Efficient Tax Deduction Increased to as Much as $5 per Sq Ft
Mar 23, 2023 - Starting January 1, 2023, expanded tax deductions, equaling up to $5 a square foot, are available for new and existing energy-efficient building projects as part of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The tax deduction is available for new and existing nonprofit, government and commercial building projects that achieve specific energy efficiency goals and ASHRAE standards. Open Newsletter
SIPA's 2023 Building Excellence Awards SIPA
Mar 9, 2023 - This industry accolade considers all aspects of energy performance technology and creative design. Open Newsletter
Mariposa Meadows — A SIP Sustainability Story
Feb 24, 2023 - The Mariposa Meadows VISION house is a three-building complex high in Colorado's remote Gunnison National Forest. This compound was designed and built to stringent eco-conscious and zero-waste standards, navigating each building phase with 11 core tenets: energy efficiency, renewables, water and resource conservation, indoor air quality, smart technology, durability, resilient housing, multifunctional living spaces, onsite food production, indoor/outdoor living and wildlife protection. Open Newsletter
GBM Announces the 2023 Green Home of the Year Awards!
Feb 9, 2023 - Green Builder Media's 2023 Green Home of the Year winners have been announced and SIPA is delighted to see this Oak Harbor, Washington residence awarded the Mainstrem Green award. The seven recognized projects are judged on several criteria, including being environmentally friendly, well constructed, energy efficient and creatively designed. It's no surprise that SIPs, a time-tested, sustainable and very resilient building envelope material, is recognized year after year. Open Newsletter
NAHB's Jerry Rouleau Awards Showcased at IBS
Jan 26, 2023 - The International Builders’ Show is around the corner and NAHB will be recognizing the Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Home Design in the Building Systems Councils' Learning Lounge. There were three award-winning SIP projects in 2022. Details on each project are available by clicking on the images pictured here or you can visit the Learning Lounge at IBS. View all 2022 award winners. Open Newsletter
SIPA's Building Excellence Awards Application Deadline is Near!
Jan 12, 2023 - The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is hosting the twentieth-first Annual Building Excellence Awards to recognize association members that build exemplary projects using structural insulated panels (SIPs). The competition allows SIPA members to showcase their best work while demonstrating the design flexibility, sustainability and energy efficiency possible with SIP construction. Open Newsletter