SIP Country Barn Honey Creek IA

Location: Honey Creek, IA

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Other Commercial
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Honey Creek Design+Build
Design Professional: Great Country Timber Frame
Year Built: 2021


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

Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards

BEA: 2022 Commercial Over 10K Sq. Ft. Runner Up

Building use: Private event center

SIP benefits for this job: SIP's were the most practical and cost effective solution for enclosing the timber frame structure.

  • SIP wall thickness: 6" EPS foam
  • SIP roof thickness: 10" EPS foam

Comments on labor saving, construction time, construction costs and energy savings:
SIP's greatly reduced the labor on the roof compared to other methods of insulation. They also gave the owner the highest R-value available for the project. SIP's simplified the construction process by having engineered shop drawings.

Innovative design elements: SIP's provided enhanced shear strength for the timber frame structure.

HVAC: In floor heat with a propane boiler. Forced air supplemental heat and cooling.

Additional energy-efficient products or design features: Interior and exterior finishes are recycled barn wood.


Affiliated Members

Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA


SIPA Website Sponsors