• 253-858-7472

SIP Student Housing MN

823 15th Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414


2018 SIPA
Building Excellence Awards

Multifamily Category

Project information
Elmwood Multifamily
823 15th Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Date Completed: 02/2017
Dimensions of building: 60' x 112' x 105' Trapezoid
Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 11,066 sq. ft.

Built By:
Elmwood Properties
Craig Janssen
1420 Rollins Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Panels Manufactured By: Energy Panel Structures

603 N. Van Gordon Avenue
Graettinger, IA 51342
Phone: 612-499-0756
Email Address: lbergum@epsbuildings.com
Website: www.epsbuildings.com

Designed By:
Tom Osoki Design Services, LLC
Tom Ososki
1118 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 11,066 sq. ft.

Describe the end use of the building:
Apartments/Student Housing

How did SIP construction help you get this job?
Faster, easier, lower cost, better quality structure, great rep to work with - Lee Bergum.

SIP wall thickness and core material: 5-1/2" R-26

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
Faster, easier to construct. Our own employees put it together, saves initial cost and saves operating costs.

Blower door test results (ACH50): 2.75

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
MajicPak in each room

Describe any other energy-saving materials used in the building envelope other than SIPs. List U-values of windows used and the U or R-value of any insulation materials:
Anderson 100 series, Ufactor .27 with sound glass on the railroad side

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

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc.:
Low VOC paints
All tile floors for durability

Any additional comments on the project:
The system went together very well, and we were able to use our own labor force that was new to constructing with panels. The engineered plans and structural integrity helped greatly with the city approval.

Click Here to download a pdf file of this project

Click on a photo to enlarge.

Builder Information

Elmwood Properies
Craig Janssen1420 Rollins Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Panels manufactured by Energy Panel Structures, Inc..

SIPA Website Sponsors