Our Projects

  • Project Feature: Custom Montana Residence

    By Premier SIPS on January 31, 2017
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    “The use of Premier Panels is an easy way to have unlimited expression of creativity through out the design process. Our clients and contractors love that the fact much of the build process takes place at the SIPs factory making onsite assembly and “close-in” to be completed quickly. The incredible customer service that Premier provides is what sets them apart […]
  • PROECT FEATURE: Lightweight SIPS Saves Floating Home Building Costs

    By Premier SIPS on December 21, 2016
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    Lightweight, strong, easy to use, environmentally friendly, super insulating… there are so many benefits to using structural insulated panels, SIPS, as your advanced framing choice for a building project.  In this case, SIPS’ lightweight nature won out with a Float Home in Portland, Oregon.  This Portland float home is being built on float blocks, where weight is always an issue.  For example, utilizing […]
  • Better Design for Rural Disasters

    By Premier SIPS on November 29, 2016
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    Just over a year ago Lake Chelan Building Supply in Washington State burned down in the 2015 devastating forest fires. They chose to rebuild the showroom with a smarter system to help avoid and defend from future disasters.  (You can follow their rebuilding process/photos/details on their Facebook page) Recently, similar fires have devastated North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and several other southeast […]
  • Project Feature: Net-Zero Energy Cabin using new Platinum SIPS

    By Premier SIPS on October 27, 2016
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    Project photos & details provided by ArtemisiaCabin.com “One of the reasons we chose to build with SIPs (structural insulated panels) is that they can go up very quickly, while maintaining excellent air-tightness and insulative qualities.” Currently in the construction phase and just finished drying in, Artemisia cabin is located in Washington State and will be a net-zero-energy solar-powered house with […]
  • SIPS: Less Waste, Labor & Time

    By Premier SIPS on October 14, 2016
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    LESS WASTE, LABOR & TIME. Because SIPS are fabricated specifically for the job in the manufacturing facility and due to the repetitive/simple structure, there was very little waste (both physical & labor/time) associated with the roof structure of the Sewanee Inn and Conference Center project. The Sewanee Inn and Conference Center project started out as a nail-base project.  As the project […]
  • Commercial SIP Installation in L.A. County | VIDEO

    By Premier SIPS on March 16, 2016
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     7 guys + machine = SIP installation in 13 days 7,000 sq. ft. restaurant in L.A. county (town of Downey, CA). 7 guys+machine in 11 days of actual SIP install (13 days to dry in). Our local engineer was crucial reducing the amount of steel and other structural elements during redesign and pushing through L.A.’s rigid code/permitting/inspection process. Building systems with acceleration […]
  • 16 Year Old SIP Built Home Gets Blower Door Test

    By Premier SIPS on February 15, 2016
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      This 16 year old Premier SIP built home went into foreclosure.  The new owner wanted to see how the house performed relative to the current Minnesota code, so a blower door test was performed. Results:  750 CFM50  |  1.18 ACH50 Home built in 1999 Location:  North Branch, Minnesota Rambler / walkout style home Premier SIPS:  6″ walls & 10″ […]
  • Timber Frame Cabin in the Mountains

    By Premier SIPS on December 16, 2015
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    We love to see our friends and clients tell their own SIPS stories. This project in Colorado, included our Structural Insulated Panels as the energy efficient enclosure for this beautifully crafted Timber Frame home. Originally posted on Kenai Timber Frames, written by Ken Iannaccone. Cabin in the Mountains This project is a 1,050 square foot cabin built near Stagecoach Reservoir […]
  • PROJECT PROFILE: Affordable Senior Housing in Arizona

    By Premier SIPS on November 30, 2015
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    Given multiple development issues including clearing asbestos from the building on site to zoning and design changes, time was saved by using SIPS instead of standard wood framing.  Staying on deadline was critical to this project. Lofts at McKinley project profile (pdf) Urban infill redevelopment project serving a mixed community.  By removing a vacant office building and replacing it with […]
  • 4 Person Crew Installed 2,200 Sq. Ft of SIP Roof Panels

    By Premier SIPS on August 26, 2015
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    No need for a skilled team of framers to install this structural insulated panel roof in Washington State…   With so many skilled laborers who have left the work force over the past couple of years, many architects and builders are exploring alternative approaches to structural systems.  The need… a simpler-to-install YET effective building system.  SIPS provide a 3-in-one solution:  a […]