Residential SIP Projects
Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are suitable for all types of homes from luxury ocean view to affordable multifamily and energy-efficient ADUs. Browse these residential SIP examples, using the search fields at the right for specific types and locations.
Most individual projects include the following:
- Exterior and interior photos
- Name of SIP manufacturer, designer and builder
- Performance measurements such as HERS rating and blower door test results
Residential Look Books
Browse these Look Books for sample SIP homes built across the country in 2020.
Residential SIP Project Winners
Fort Worth, TX
SIP were incorporated into the project's design from the very beginning, as the owners desired the high-performance aspects derived from SIPs (extreme airtightness, great insulation and incredible strength with its reduced homeowners insurance premiums). Install went quickly, and the SIP walls and roof contributed to an extremely tight home envelope, which eventually resulted in a HERS score of 9.
Single Family Residential. Semiahmoo Net Positive is a "forever home" for a family retiring to the Pacific Northwest. Our clients were seeking a net zero home - one that would produce at least as much energy as it would consume.
Residential SIP Project Case Studies
Grand Marais, MN
Primary residence set in the beautiful woods of Grand Marais, Minnesota. We are finding the SIP construction to be superior to any home we have owned. The ease of erecting the SIPs proved helpful when the construction of our home entered the winter months. The house is well built and gives one the feeling of being in a very quiet, sturdy structure.
A Texas family escapes fast-paced city life to raise a family in the rural countryside outside Fort Worth, Texas. Working with award-winning builder Ferrier Custom Homes, they constructed a healthy, energy-efficient home that makes the most out of its passive solar design.