Ambulance SIP Station Hartsel CO

Location: Hartsel, CO

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Other Commercial
Manufacturer: Premier Building Systems
Builder: MW Golden
Design Professional: Davis Partnership Architects
Year Built: 2023


High Performance: No
HERS/EUI Index Score:
ACH50 - Blower Test Results:
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Building use: Ambulance Station in Hartsel, CO

How did SIP construction help you get this job? Speed of construction to beat seasonal needs and get operational before winter, as well as meet Colorado's progressive energy code standards currently at 2021. The station stands alone in a previously undeveloped site, and serves as a clinic space, living space and apparatus bay.

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy? Contractor extremely familiar with SIPS and understood the installation advantages for faster occupancy. Colorado also adheres to the most current ICC-ES codes and SIPS easily helped meet the 2018 energy code requirements without extensive energy modeling needs. Contractor worked with Fire District and designers to create design optimized for SIPS.

Describe any innovative design elements or structural engineering involved: In addition to SIPS, solar orientation to take advantage of heat/cooling from natural environment. 

Please list any energy-efficient products or design features, such as lighting, hot water heating, appliances, passive solar: On demand water heating

Were any solar panels installed on the project? If so, indicate the size of the system: Solar ready, likely installed in spring.

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc.: Low VOC everything. Natural landscaping for low maintenance and low costs.


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