SIPS / Guides

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...SIPS will cost you about $18 per square foot of wall space, where a normal home is estimated anywhere from $16 to $25 per square foot. And at those prices, you ...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...SIPS- Structural Insulated Panels SIPS wall panels on a timber frame home © Ecohome Foam SIPS usually consist of a panel made of polystyrene or urethane...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...SIPS construction using straw as insulation here Foam boards: Expanded (EPS) vs. Extruded (XPS) XPS (Extruded polystyrene) refers to the coloured solid foam...