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Solace Apartments - Affordable SIP Housing, MN

St. Peter, MN

Participant information
Solace Apartments Limited Partnership
Jesse Schott
404 W. 9th Street
Slayton, MN   56172
Phone:  507-836-1626
Email Address: jesses@swmhp.org
Website:  www.swmhp.org


Project information
Solace Apartments
St. Peter, MN   56082

Date Completed:

Dimensions of building (all floors of multi-story building):
62.8 feet x 325.6 feet (total dimension)

Total sq. ft. of conditioned space:
Approximately 32,294 gross sq. ft..

Built By
Robert W. Carlstrom Co., Inc.
Scott Umhoefer
1901 Excel Drive
Mankato, MN   56001
Phone:  506-344-4901

Panels Manufactured By:
Energy Panel Structures (EPS Buildings)

Designed By:
Shawn Crowley
404 W. 9th Street
Sioux Falls, SD    57104
Phone:  605-444-1612


Describe the end use of the building: Multi-tenant apartments

SIP wall thickness and core material: 6” EPS Panels

HERS Index (required only for High Performance Category and recommended for residential projects;
See attached report. Very airtight compared to similar multiple unit projects.

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
Cooling and heating heat pump.  The AHRI Efficiency is 14 EER/SEER.  Compressor is single speed.

Please list any energy-efficient products or design features, such as lighting, hot water heating, appliances, passive solar (judged only for High Performance Category:
All water fixtures are water conserving. Energy Star appliances, high efficiency lighting throughout the building.

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 paints and primers along with low VOC adhesives and sealants, wood products that emit low/no formaldehyde, environmentally friendly flooring.

Any additional comments on the project:
In construction of affordable housing we need to look at long term savings not just upfront costs.  Affordable is for the life of the home.

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Builder Information

Robert W. Carlstrom Co., Inc.
Scott Umhoefer1901 Excel Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

Phone: 506-344-4901

Panels manufactured by Energy Panel Structures (EPS).

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