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.
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.
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,