ZeroEnergy Timberframe SIP House Rockwood PA

Location: Rockwood, PA

Project Information

Project Type: Residential, > 3,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturer: Energy Panel Structures
Builder: Crockett Log Homes of PA
Design Professional: Crockett Log Homes of PA
Year Built: 2023


High Performance: Yes
HERS/EUI Index Score: -16
ACH50 - Blower Test Results: 0.88
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Awards/Certifications: Building Excellence Awards

BEA: 2024 Building Excellence Award - High Performance Winner and Best Overall Residential Winner & Total Best in Show

Building use: Single family home.

How did SIP construction help you get this job? The home owner liked the energy efficiency the panels provided going over the timber frame. They felt SIPs were the best product for covering a TimberFrame.

SIP benefits for this job: SIPs did help to save on time, labor, construction costs, and energy. SIPs are easy install and really cut down on the amount of time required for construction.

HERS: -16
ACH50 0.88

HVAC system used on the project: 6 ton Closed loop Geothermal heat pump.

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. Doors Embarg fiberglass entry door systems. U-Factor .10 Windows Alpen 0.11 full frame NFKC U-Factor; Full frame NFKC SHGC=0.26

Were any solar panels installed on the project? Yes, 19.2kW

Please list any sustainable materials or design features not listed above, such as recycled materials, low-VOC finishes, landscaping, etc.: Basement walls: Superior walls xi plusR21 Foundation Wall2 Inched rigid foam under basement and garage slabs.

Any additional comments on the project: Radiant floor heating in garage and basement.


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Energy Panel Structures, Inc.
Graettinger, IA


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