SIP Tiny House Castlewood SD

Location: Castlewood, SD

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, Affordable Housing
Manufacturer: Enercept
Builder: Travis Trupe
Design Professional: Travis Trupe
Year Built: 2023


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

Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards

BEA: 2024 Building Excellence Award - Classic Winner

The Not Quite Tiny Home is the primay residence for Travis. It is occassionally rented out to outdoor enthusiests and people attending reunions/gatherings in the area.

SIPs made this job easier. The rustic design features a soaker tub with shower made from livestock watering trough, and a custom metal staircase and balcony rail, fabricated by owner's father, is the focal point in the main living area.

SIP wall thickness and core material:  5 5/8" Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam
SIP roof thickness and core material:  9 5/8" Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam

HVAC: Ductless mini-split heat pump

Sta-Plus Steel Door w/Low-E Glass, Gerkin Low-E Vinyl windows.

LED lighting, tankless water heater, passive solar on west side of home.

Landscaping includes local, drought-resistant grasses and low maintenance wild flowers.


Affiliated Members

Enercept, Inc.

Watertown, SD


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