SIP Shop Garage Renton WA

Location: Renton, WA

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Other Commercial
Manufacturer: Premier Building Systems
Builder: Green Structures NW
Design Professional: ITM Associate, Inc
Year Built: 2022


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

Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards

BEA: 2022 Winner Classic Commercial under 10,000 sq. ft.

Net zero energy shop/garage that accommodates and stores Semi Trucks for owner of a Creative Microsystems. The shop is used for product development of the company's systems which manage weight for semi trucks to help determine loads for roads. Because semi's are the biggest contributors to pot holes and road wear and this weight system on the trucks helps roads last longer and reduce use of paving resources. 

The nature of our business and priorities is to conserve resources. On the roads through the trucking/supply chain and in all areas of life. So it was only natural to select high performance building materials and assemblies that also preserve/conserve natural resources. 

SIP wall thickness: 6"
SIP roof thickness: 10"

Net Zero was the goal! SIPs create the building envelope needed to create a high performing structure.

Certification: 5 Star Washington Green

HVAC system: Mini-splits

EPS insulation for additional geothermal protection

Tankless Water Heater, Energy Star Appliance, Low VOC Finishes.

Natural landscaping with local plant life/fauna. Built into hillside to take advantage of the geothermal conditioning of the daylight basement style first floor.

Owner is extremely proud to build additional dwelling units/garage/shop space for work vehicles that is extremely energy efficient in its operation.  He excited to add future solar for  positive energy operation.


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