SIPs in the News

  • Green Builder Magazine’s 2016 Homeowner Handbook feature SIPs

    By Premier SIPS on January 27, 2017
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    Originally published in Green Builder Magazine, The Homeowner’s Handbook (Digital Edition) Think in term of systems, not just sticks and bricks: SIPS are featured in Green Builder Media‘s Homeowner’s Handbook… this is the 7th edition of the go-to green guide for homeowners. Starting on page 26, the ‘Structure’ section prominently features SIPs as a great way to get to make a show-stopping, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Prefab Housing Isn’t A Subculture Anymore, It’s A Necessity via FastCoDesign.com

    By Premier SIPS on August 16, 2016
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    Blog repost from FastCoDesign Housing trends come and go, but Prefabulous Small Houses, the latest book from prefab evangelist Sheri Koones, isn’t about a flavor of the month. She argues that this is the most efficient, sustainable, and happiest way to build our homes. This is the eighth tome on residential design Koones has penned and the fifth in her Prefabulous series. When she […]
  • A Fresh Look at SIPs

    By Premier SIPS on May 25, 2016
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    Originally posted online at LBM Journal Facing a shortage of skilled labor with no end in sight, and increasingly stringent building codes that require higher R-values than ever before, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are getting a fresh look from builders, homeowners, and LBM dealers. SIPs are not new.  Indeed, the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison , Wisconsin is said to […]
  • Quality & performance continue to be important in brand loyalty

    By Premier SIPS on March 9, 2016
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    Green Builder Media’s 2016 Readers’ Choice results show quality and performance continue to be important in brand loyalty. View the full survey results from the 2016 Readers’ Choice awards In recognition of their role in helping reduce home heating and cooling costs by up to 60%, Premier SIPS topped the ‘Greenest Structural System List’ in Green Builder Media’s 2016 Readers’ Choice […]
  • IN DEPTH: Insulation and Housewrap

    By Premier SIPS on January 20, 2016
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    Originally published in LBM Journal, January’s 2016, In Depth As codes tighten, dealers evaluate their options and expand their product choices to meet the growing needs for energy, air, moisture and noise control. Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) SIPs are growing in awareness due to the variety of functions they can provide in one component.  They consist of a foam-core center […]