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Living Word Bible Camp, 2018 BEA

36186 Baker Road ,
Grand Rapids, MN 56229

Participant information:
Extreme Panel Technologies, Inc.
Perry Penske
PO Box 435
Cottonwood, MN 56229
Phone: 800-977-2635
Email Address: perry@extremepanel.com
Website: www.extremepanel.com

Buildings over 10000sqft

2018 SIPA
Building Excellence Awards


Project information
Living Word Bible Camp
36186 Baker Road
Grand Rapids, MN 56229
Date Completed: 01/2017
Dimensions of building: 158' x 58' - three levels
Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 26,802 sqft

Built By:
Gebhart Construction
Sam Gebhart
17371 Hwy 169 South
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Panels Manufactured By: Extreme Panel Technologies, Inc.

Designed By:

Pinnacle Engineering and Extreme Panel Technologies


Total sq. ft. of conditioned space: 26,802 sqft
Describe the end use of the building:
The building is used as a fellowship hall, dining hall, educational rooms and congregating area for a youth bible camp.

How did SIP construction help you get this job?
SIPs were the reason we got this job. The owners wanted a SIP and timber frame combination.

SIP wall thickness and core material: 6-1/2"
SIP roof thickness and core material: 12-1/4"

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
SIPs allowed for fast construction, reduced labor cost. Being built in northern Minnesota energy costs were a concern. This building along with 3 other SIP structures are all heated with an outside wood boiler unit. Three camper cabins built with SIPs are on this property and are all heated with the same unit.

Describe any innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
This building has 60' clear span timber trusses that required SIPs over top of them to help with the northern Minnesota snow load.

Blower door test results (ACH50): 0.78

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
An exterior wood boiler is used to heat the radiant heat in this building along with 3 buildings.

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Builder Information

Gebhart Construction
Sam Gebhart17371 Hwy 169 South
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: (218) 244-7259

Panels manufactured by Extreme Panel Technologies, Inc..

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