How are Panelized homes different in Hawaii?
Hawaii is considered a beautiful area to live,
largely because of its natural climate. When it
comes to home construction, sometimes this
climate works against the builder.
Termite infestations and moisture are more
common in a climate like Hawaii than in most areas
in the U.S. For this reason, many Hawaiian
Panelized builders prefer to use cold formed steel
panels to the structural insulated panels made from
This results in Panelized homes in Hawaii that are
structurally much stronger than traditional stick built
homes. They tend to last longer and save money
on electric bills because they are better insulated.
is a link to a study on steel framing done for the
Steel Framing Alliance.
Steel-Framed wall panelization methods
Panelized Home Builders in Hawaii