Premier SIPs in the News

  • High-Performance Buildings

    By Premier SIPS on March 14, 2017
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    Originally posted on Building Enclosure online A Simpler Envelope System for Meeting Stringent Energy Codes It’s no secret energy codes are becoming ever more rigorous. As building designs become more energy-efficient, regulators adopt more extensive measures to achieve further efficiencies. For example, codes are moving from requiring insulation of a certain R-value, to considering the building envelope’s overall performance. Take […]
  • LBM Journal February Product Picks: Platinum SIPS Make the List

    By Premier SIPS on February 22, 2017
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    Originally posted in LBM Journal Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. LBM Journal highlights their pick of the ones to watch.  We are excited our Premier Platinum SIPS were included in February 2017 Top Picks.  Continue reading to see who else made the pick list.  Premier SIPs Premier Platinum Structural Insulated Panels Premier SIPs introduces Premier Platinum, the next […]
  • Simplifying STC with SIPS

    By Premier SIPS on February 14, 2017
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    Because of their high energy efficiency, structural insulated panels (SIPs) are commonly used for exterior walls and roofs, but a new noise reducing SIP assembly for interior walls has been developed. These assemblies simplify the construction of STC 50 or higher walls, while also meeting fire-rating requirements, in some cases.  STC / Hourly Wall Assembly Brochure. Testing by an independent laboratory […]
  • High-Performing Building Envelopes in Facility Management

    By Premier SIPS on January 20, 2017
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    Originally published on Facilitymanagement.com It’s no secret that school and hospital buildings use enormous amounts of energy. According to Business Energy Advisor, K-12 schools use 10 kWh of electricity and 51,000 Btu of natural gas per square foot annually, on average. Meanwhile, the average hospital in the U.S. consumes 31 kWh of electricity and 103,600 Btu of natural gas per […]
  • How SIPS simplify STC – via The Construction Specifier

    By Premier SIPS on December 19, 2016
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    Originally published online at The Construction Specifier Using structural insulated panel assemblies to keep the pease in hotels and multifamily units. In the Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the title character says he is grumpy because of “the noise, noise, noise, noise” from his neighbors.  Anyone who has stayed in a hotel or lived in multifamily housing […]
  • SIPs “Go Gray”: Graphite Polystyrene Insulating Cores in Walls & Ceilings Magazine

    By Premier SIPS on November 11, 2016
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    Originally posted in Walls & Ceilings Magazine  Usually when someone says they’re “going gray,” it’s a gentle way to indicate they’re getting older.  But in the case of structural insulated panels, when you see gray insulating foam cores on the job site, it means a new advance in the panels. Manufacturers have produced SIPs using a variety of foam insulation […]
  • Premier SIPs to Create “Super Plant” to Manufacture Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

    By Premier SIPS on October 4, 2016
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    Production space for making energy-efficient panels to expand within company’s flagship facility in Puyallup, Washington. To enhance efficiences in the manufacturing of its energy-saving structural insulated panels (SIPs), Premier SIPs will expand the production space at its Puyallup, Washington, facility.  Co-located with its sister company, Insulfoam, Premier’s SIP super plant will serve customers throughout North America, as well as internationally. […]
  • ZGF Architects named ARCHITECT Magazine’s #1 Firm

    By Premier SIPS on September 13, 2016
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    Full 2016 Architect 50 Rankings originally listed on ArchDaily Architect Magazine announced the latest edition of the “Architect 50”, their list of the 50 best architecture firms in the United States.  The 2016 rankings are based on scores from three categories:  business, design and sustainability.  Full Architect 50 Rankings List. On top of the list is #1 firm ZGF Architects, who […]
  • Premier SIPs Now Offers Structural Insulated Panels with 20% Higher R-Values

    By Premier SIPS on September 13, 2016
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    PREMIER PLATINUM is the next generation of SIPS with graphite polystyrene (GPS) insulated cores which create an even more energy-efficient panel. Recognized for its leadership in developing advanced, energy-efficient building products, Premier SIPs introduces PREMIER PLATINUM structural insulated panels (SIPs) that offer 20% higher R-values than traditional SIP panels. The next generation of high performance SIPs is made with the […]
  • Award-Winning Buildings Constructed With Premier SIPS

    By Premier SIPS on June 6, 2016
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    Originally posted by Premier SIPS Editor’s Desk Top projects in the 2016 SIPA Building Excellence Awards feature company’s structural insulated panels (SIPs). As a testament to the energy-saving features and architectural adaptability of it advanced panels, several projects built with Premier Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) won honors in the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) 2016 Building Excellence Awards. Of note, […]