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STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANEL : composite building units consisting of two outer skins bonded to an inner core of rigid insulating material, most commonly expanded polystyrene

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are the choice that work best to create the most energy efficient envelope with timber framing. At Heavy Timber Truss and Frame, it starts with choosing the best components. At Heavy Timber Truss and Frame, we have worked with a variety of insulation's and firms.

Sealing seams in a home's thermal envelope is crucial for ensuring airtightness. Houses built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) require unique methods of air-sealing, which senior editor Martin Holladay describes in this issue's "Energy-Smart Details." Sealing a simple seam requires a combination of spray foam, caulk, and acrylic-based tape. Holladay also describes how to seal the seam when SIP panels used on a roof come together at a wide beam, and when they come toge...

Houses built with structural insulated panels require unique methods of air-sealing to ensure an airtight thermal envelope.

Wall: SIPs Wall Construction

This overview summarizes SIPs wall construction including the advantages and disadvantages of this construction strategy. A more detailed analysis and direct comparison to several other walls can be found online. Complex two dimensional heat flow analysis and one dimensional hygrothermal modeling were used to determine moisture related durability risks for analysis.

The Geaux Tiny House with SIP frame

This is the Geaux tiny house. From the outside, you'll notice a beautiful covered front porch and a shed-style roof featuring ornate windows. This tiny home includes a structural insulated panel (SIP) frame. To find out more,