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SIP Bible Camp Grand Rapids MN

Location: Grand Rapids, MN

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Other Commercial
Manufacturer: Extreme Panel Technologies
Builder: Gebhart Construction
Design Professional: Pinnacle Engineering and Extreme Panel Technologies
Year Built: 2017

Performance

High Performance: No
HERS/EUI Index Score:
ACH50 - Blower Test Results: 0.78
kBtu/sq.ft./year:
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

SIPs allowed for fast construction, reduced labor cost. Being built in northern Minnesota energy costs were a concern. This building has 60' clear span timber trusses that required SIPs over top of them to help with the northern Minnesota snow load.

The central 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.

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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Extreme Panel Technologies, Inc.
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