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Award Winning Coopers Hawk MultiFamily Project Chooses SIPs & Solar For Optimal Net-Zero Energy Performance
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Building owners are looking to cut their energy consumption—This starts with the envelope. An air tight envelope allows new..
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Written by: Premier SIPS The built environment includes all of the physical structures engineered and built by people–the..
From Arizona to Alaska: SIPs Stand Up to Extreme Heat and Cold Structural insulated panels, or SIPs, have become the..
Using SIPs to Build High-Performance Homes: Lower ACH and HERS for Maximum Efficiency Hot off the press, Green Builder..
SIPs = Improved Indoor Air Quality = Healthier Buildings On average, Americans spend nearly 90 percent of their time..
With origins dating back to the early 1930s, Structural Insulated Panels, or SIPs, have long stood the test of time. While..
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When it came time to design and build a new community center, The Skokomish Tribe new that energy efficiency was critical...
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Save Time, Save Money: Using SIPS to Slash Building Time The saying “time is money” has never been truer than in building..
Building Green: Solutions for Sustainable Structures In the last few decades, the shift of the public’s focus to..
Minnesota SIP-Built Home: Energy-Efficient Wall System Choice When building product experts contract to build their own..
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Engineered wood structures (including SIPS) are one of the fastest growing structural solutions for mid-rise multifamily..
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Graphite SIPS are truly the epitome of high performance framing. Made with GPS (graphite polystyrene) insulation cores,..
Originally published on Facilitymanagement.com It’s no secret that school and hospital buildings use enormous amounts of..
Lightweight, strong, easy to use, environmentally friendly, super insulating… there are so many benefits to using structural..
Originally published online at The Construction Specifier Using structural insulated panel assemblies to keep the pease in..
Even though the construction industry continues to grow, builders across the country continue to have challenges filling job..
Originally posted in Walls & Ceilings Magazine Usually when someone says they’re “going gray,” it’s a gentle way to..
Project photos & details provided by ArtemisiaCabin.com “One of the reasons we chose to build with SIPs (structural..
Production space for making energy-efficient panels to expand within company’s flagship facility in Puyallup, Washington. To..
PREMIER GPS SIPs is the next generation of SIPs with graphite polystyrene (GPS) insulated cores which create an even more..
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Originally posted by Premier SIPS Editor’s Desk Top projects in the 2016 SIPA Building Excellence Awards feature company’s..
7 guys + machine = SIP installation in 13 days 7,000 sq. ft. restaurant in L.A. county (town of Downey, CA). 7 guys+machine..
Green Builder Media’s 2016 Readers’ Choice results show quality and performance continue to be important in brand loyalty...
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Originally posted on Green Lodging News As energy costs continue to rise and building codes become more rigorous, lodging..
Originally published by TC Legend Homes Green Builder Media recently announced the winners of its 8th Annual Green Home of..
Given multiple development issues including clearing asbestos from the building on site to zoning and design changes, time..
Originally published in the Industry Trends section of Buildings Products Digest The vast majority of builders in the U.S...
Company’s Structural Insulated Panels help provide an energy-efficient, comfortable and safe indoor environment in town..
No need for a skilled team of framers to install this structural insulated panel roof in Washington State… With so many..
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Grandfamilies Place of Phoenix received the ‘Exemplary Urban Multifamily Project’ award from the Arizona Department of..
Project Feature: A Home that Also Provides Enough Surplus Energy to Power a Car for About 10,000 Miles Per Year
A net-zero-energy 3-bedroom home that provides enough energy to not only power the house for 100% of its annual energy..
The Tiny House Hunting episode featuring our partner GreenPod Intelligent Environments will air Monday, June 15th. Each..
Originally published on Buildings.com, Buildings Buzz Building professionals throughout the U.S. are faced with meeting..
Premier SIPs was recognized during the Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) 13th Annual 2015 Building Excellence..
Premier SIPs provides a highly insulated building envelope for this DOE Housing Innovation Award Winning project by TC..
Originally written by Eric Thomas, TC Legend Homes Construction began this month on a new kind of home that will generate..
Originally published in Architectural Products Magazine (pg 16), pdf version If you have ever met an ultralight backpacker,..
Many builders and designers are realizing the energy efficiencies of using SIPs for the envelope of the structures they are..
Although construction and housing markets are recovering from the recession, finding and hiring workers continue to be a key..
As part of the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) Building Excellence Awards, Pearl Izumi North American..
We are excited to add a ‘Project Profiles’ section to our blog. Here you will find details/photos on completed SIPs projects..
Premier SIPs was recognized during the Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) 12th Annual 2014 Building Excellence..
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Originally posted in Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, Nov/Dec 2013 “Reducing heating and cooling use is a key..
Originally published in Educational Facility Planner Magazine, volume 47 issue 1 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reports..
Method Prefab and SEED Collaborative have designed and built the first modular building to pursue the Living Building..
Originally featured in Jetson Green and Inhabitat, May 29th, 2013 Planned as part of a pilot program for Earth Advantage..
Not long ago, net-zero energy buildings seemed like the dream of geodesic dome dwellers. The reality is net-zero is readily..
Excited to be honored during the Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) 11th Annual Building Excellence Awards..
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Premier SIPS Canadian dealers Trout Creek Enterprises and SIP Building Systems Inc. (SIP-BS) are featured in the April..
While the construction and housing markets are certainly recovering, Builders are still faced with many challenges. The two..
“In the mountains, temperatures can drop to 10 degrees at night in the winter. The typical winter day is between 30 and 40..
A family farm located near Gildford, Montana demonstrates that farm living and great architecture can go hand-in-hand...
The Puyallup Tribal Longhouse, a multifamily housing project on the Puyallup Tribe reservation in Tacoma, WA is receiving..
It’s hard to believe that SIPs have been around since the 1930’s and yet they are not readily used in Type V construction...
Last month, students, staff and the Zuni Pueblo community in northwestern New Mexico dedicated the new Zuni Christian..
The costs to rent or purchase housing remains increasingly less affordable to millions of Americans, both for those on fixed..
Located on a downhill, one-way street in the Mission District of San Francisco,this four-story modern-style row home is..
It’s been a year since students hit the halls at the new Finn Hill Jr. High School…one of the district’s leader in energy..
Looking through project photos for a presentation today and came across a house designed and built by Scott Homes. Every..
Down the road from the bright lights of downtown Las Vegas is an area with aging buildings, homeless individuals roaming the..
Situated in a pocket of classic oak woodlands of Portola Valley, California, the completed Hillside House is an extensive..
Good friend and partner, TC Legend Homes & Zero-Energy Plans LLC of Coupeville, Washington was one of eleven home building..
With spring and the feeling of a new building season, people start asking many of the questions we have already written..
We were thrilled to be honored during The Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) 10th Annual 2012 Building..
It’s end of the year, what do we all do at the end of the year to count down to the next year coming? Top 10….of course!..
New building code requirements are being adopted by local jurisdictions requiring sprinkler systems in residential..
Back in June, I wrote on a Seattle couple, Eric and Alexandra, who set out to build green on a budget: Building an..
Set to open in the month of October, the new SIP (structural insulated panel) built San Luis National Wildlife Refuge..
The buildings in which we live, work, and play protect us from Nature’s extremes, yet they also affect our health and..
When you strip down the walls, roof and floors of a building there is a simple and sexy story about how the building..
If you have children…or maybe your inner child needs to let loose, the new Lynnwood Recreation Center will be a perfect fit...
So you have a goal for your next house…. sustainable and energy efficient. You want “eco-fabulous” for your family and for..
Need a building product to help keep your construction on schedule? Premier SIPS helped this Tribal college’s tight..
The project team for the Little Big Horn College Health & Wellness Center faced a daunting schedule. Time was running out..
Clarum Homes has been busy constructing the first Passive home in San Mateo County, California: A Menlo Park Passive Home!..
Each year, Environmental Design & Construction Magazine, ED+C, holds it’s Excellence in Design Awards to honor projects that..
Featured in many publications, around the world, Premier SIPs was used in British designer Mark Merer’s contemporary studio..
St. Paul Episcopal’s Church in Kennewick WA, built in 1958, had an existing roof that was built using a rough timber..
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How do Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) react in a fire? Check out this article.
Two studies were recently published giving SIPS advantages over other building practices for providing substantial energy..
Do you really know how a Structural Insulated Panel System works? This is the first of our new monthly blog series: SIPS..
The 9th annual Building Excellence Awards were awarded last week during the 2011 Structural Insulated Panel Association..
Written By: Becky Laybourn, Marketing Manager It’s rare these days when clients and prospects get a glimpse of a true..
The new Audubon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) headquarters and visitor center in Coleharbor, North Dakota, is the first of..
Written by: Bryan Osborn, AIA LEED GA AKA: THEGREENOZ This is my cat Gomez (Yes, he has a brother named Fester). At about..
Written By: Troy Brown, Brandner Communications, Inc. In the Cascade Mountains of Washington State, a vacation home tucked..
Multi-Story Building Envelopes: Run Best on Perfect Blend of Insulation & Circulation. CAUTION: Provides Extreme Energy Efficiency
Written by: Jeff Beason, Premier SIPs Building Consultant, LEED GA While driving in Pennsylvania, I caught up to an Amish..
With so many energy efficiency building terms and challenges out there, what is what? We laid this out in laymen’s terms,..
I don’t mean to rub it in to the rest of the country, who have had heinous winter weather to deal with this season. But..
The EnergyValue Housing Awards Gold and Silver Winners relied on Premier Building Systems for their roofing needs. Check it..
Written by: John Vanderhoof, LEED GA Unfortunately, the perceived cost of going green is what deters most from building..
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