Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)- a building
material that consists of panels made from a thick
layer of foam (polystyrene or polyurethane)
sandwiched between two layers of Oriented
Strand Board (OSB).
Structural panels offer very effective insulating
qualities, rapid installation, and consistent quality
(minimizing waste). The use of OSB or waferboard
for facings is considered a positive use of wood
In addition, less wood is wasted at the construction
site than stick built homes making structural
insulated panels favorable materials to "green
What are Structural Insulated Panels?
Minnesota SIPS Builders
Minnesota SIP builders
Keep Construction is an authorized dealer for Enercept
SIPS in northern Minnesota.
Full Service SIPs dealer and builder
Gary Nicklason Construction in Nevis, MN offers all
construction services with a focus on energy-efficient
design and Green Building Construction.
Roseville, MN builder. Nice pictorial with explanations
of how they built an energy-efficient cabin using SIPs
in the floors, foundation, walls and roof.
Cornerstone Custom Construction
Ramsey, Minnesota certified installers of SIP panels
and other green building materials.
SIP home builders in Minnesota
Shircliff Construction in Parkers Prairie, MN uses many
construction methods, including Structural Insulated