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Miller Cabin

Ely, MN

Participant information
Energy Panel Structures
Lee Bergum
603 N Van Gordon Ave
Graettinger, IA   51342
Phone:  612-499-0756
Email Address:  lbergum@epsbuildings.com
Website:  www.epsbuildings.com

Single Family Homes under 3,000 sq. ft.

Project information
Miller Cabin
Ely, MN   55731

Date Completed:
June 2019

Dimensions of building (all floors of multi-story building):
30’ X 54'

Total sq. ft. of conditioned space:
1,550 sq. ft.

Built By (if different than applicant)
Code Plus
Dave Vesel
9206 Birch Lake Road
Ely, MN   55761
Phone: 218-343-1516  

Panels Manufactured By: Company Name (members only):
Energy Panel Structures

Describe the end use of the building:
Energy efficiency , healthiness, comfort, living on a lake in Norther Mn on the top of a bluff, this was by far the best way to build.

How did SIP construction help you get this job?

SIP wall thickness and core material:

SIP roof thickness and core material:
10" Nepor

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
Saved time and labor and due to location of the house allowed the build area to be smaller.

Describe any innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
Vaulted roof with SIPs and beams.

HERS Index (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for residential projects:

Blower door test results (ACH50) (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for residential projects):
1.41 ACH50

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
Electric Boiler on dual fuel with propane backup, No AC, (don't need) Air exchanger

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. (judged only for High Performance Category)
Window U Value U-25

Please list any energy-efficient products or design features, such as lighting, hot water heating, appliances, passive solar (judged only for High Performance Category:
LED Lighting

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc. (judged only for High Performance Category):
Low Voc, stained concrete floors

Any additional comments on the project:
Best system to build a house Best view in Northern MN

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Builder Information

Code Plus
Dave Vesel9206 Birch Lake Road
Ely, MN 55761

Phone: 218-343-1516

Panels manufactured by Energy Panel Structures.

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