Residential

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • PROJECT FEATURE: New Platinum Powered SIPS in Action

    By Premier SIPS on August 25, 2016
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    Content and photos provided by WEST-ECO Panels Passive Design is becoming more popular now than ever before in North America. Europe adopted this system of building Ultra Energy Efficient homes several years ago and now Passive Design is more the rule in Europe opposed to the exception. WEST-ECO has had the privilege of working with the Architects, Energy Consultants, Contractors […]
  • PROJECT FEATURE: SIPs in Canada

    By Premier SIPS on April 7, 2016
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    The collaboration of ICFs and SIPs was able to get a 1.5 ACH50 on this home’s blower door test and an Energize Rating of 87 (Canada’s rating system showing a standard measure of a home’s energy performance). PROJECT DETAILS Location:  Kamloops, BC Project Type:  Custom built home, bungalow walkout with basement Size:  2,500 sq. ft. Insulation Materials:  ICFs + SIPS […]
  • 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 […]
  • Don’t pay to heat and cool the outdoors

    By Premier SIPS on October 19, 2015
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    Typical homes have so many leaks in places homeowners would never imagine.  Air escapes through gaps all over the building envelope, causing a slow leak almost all the time.  No matter if its winter or summer, homeowners need to be educated so we quit paying to heat and cool the outdoors.   According to a survey by the North American Insulation […]
  • 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 […]
  • SIPS Provide Fast Construction During Hot Phoenix Summer

    By Premier SIPS on August 20, 2015
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    Project content & photos provided by Eric L Meyerowitz Architect Visit Eric L Meyerowitz Architect for more:  Model photos, house demolition, foundation work timeline and SIPS installation photos “As an architect with over 20 years of designing custom homes, the San Miguel project is the first utilizing SIP technology. In addition to designing the structure, I was actively involved in the installation […]