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Advantages of Commercial SIPs Framing Systems
Structural Insulated Panel Systems (SIPS) framed structures offer the commercial construction community a world of options. Offering design flexibility and ideal for most any Type V construction, Premier SIPS has a proven portfolio of projects throughout virtually any construction segment.
Stronger: SIPs are comprised of oriented strand board (OSB) panels, providing a solid surface across the entire face of every panel. The structural integrity of SIPs stand up well to the bumps and damage that can occur over time with commercial and retail traffic.
Warranty: Have the advantage and peace of mind with a sound warranty, not matched with traditional framing methods.
Top Code Reports: Premier offers the industry’s best building code reports, and the most experienced technical division in the country.
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Sustainable Commercial Building Projects
SIPs are one of the most airtight and well-insulated building systems available, making them an inherently green product, and a regular part of a net-zero energy projects as well as those seeking green credentialing.
Healthier: Tighter, well ventilated SIPs structures provide better indoor air quality for building owners and occupants – a critical component in education and health care projects.
Comfortable Environments: SIPs buildings stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, offering up to a 60% reduction in heating and cooling costs, and long-term operational costs.
Stable R-Value: No thermal drift. unlike other SIPs insulations, the R-Value of Premier’s EPS insulating core will remain stable over the entire product service life.
LEED Points: Up to 44 credits could be awarded for use of Premier SIPS in commercial new construction or major renovation.
SIPS in Action in Commercial Projects
Faster construction, energy savings, healthier environment for employees and clients, and an easier building to operate are just some of the many benefits why many teams are moving towards SIP construction for their commercial projects. Explore these commercial building projects:
SIPS for Commercial Projects Save Operating Costs
Not only do SIPs commercial systems speed construction they can also significantly reduce construction loan costs.
Less than Lumber: Overall project cost of SIPs over 2×6 stick framed lumber construction is up to 30% less.
Straighter: With the predictability of an engineered straight product, you won’t deal with imperfections and the bowing of lumber. Finished walls are straight, which saves on drywall installation, painting, and other finishing work.
Fast Installation: Large, pre-cut structural panels allow building envelope to be erected 50% faster, with no need for separate on-site framing and insulation work, enabling businesses to open sooner.
Economical to Operate: The tight building envelope reduces heating and cooling costs by up to 60%, offering significant savings on operating costs as well as greatly reduced mechanical equipment needs.
Advantages for Commercial Users
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As the oldest manufacturer in the SIPs industry, Premier’s SIP system is the proven prefabricated building envelope framing system for your next commercial or residential structure. Faster, stronger, and greener than outdated lumber framing methods, SIPs are the future of framing. Join the other thousands of structures built with SIPs, and contact the expert in your local region to get started.