SIP Holistic Dental Clinic Mount Vernon IA

Location: Mount Vernon, IA

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Office
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Robison Construction
Design Professional: Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Year Built: 2023


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

Building use: Holistic Dental Clinic

SIP benefits for this job: The energy efficiency and reduced building operating costs were factors that were important to the owner. Customer and employee comfort also played a role.

Describe the benefits of using SIPs on this project. Did SIPs help save time, labor, construction costs, or energy?
SIP construction allowed for a faster construction cycle. Subcontractors were able to be on the job sooner and the reduced framing time helped keep the entire project on schedule.

Describe any innovative design elements or structural engineering involved:
The building was designed to accommodate the dental vacuum system and medical gas installation.

Describe the HVAC system used on the project:
The building was designed to accommodate the dental vacuum system and medical gas installation.

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.
Spray foam box sills pro foundation walls. R-50 blown fiberglass attic insulation. Gerkin Rhino series windows UF 0.34

Please list any energy-efficient products or design features, such as lighting, hot water heating, appliances, passive solar
High efficiency LED lighting, programmable thermostats, tank-less water heater.

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc.
Low VOC paints, and wood stains were used.

Any additional comments on the project:
The owner is completely satisfied with the entire process. SIP construction sped the whole process up allowing for a smooth transition from their former location. The reduced operating cost due to the energy efficiency as well as the overall comfort of the building and the curb appeal have made this a great investment for the owner.


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Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA


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