ICF vs. SIP…The Debate Continues

by Dean Dalvit March 27, 2018

We are working on a LEED Platinum housing project and have been doing a tremendous amount of research on both SIP and ICF construction. For the uninitiated, SIP construction (Structural Insulated Panels) is a construction method where rigid insulation is sandwiched between sheets of OSB […]

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Understanding R-Value and Insulation

by evstudio March 29, 2012

This post is provided by Earthcore SIPs. There are many conditions that determine the effectiveness of any building material to provide comfort and energy efficient performance. R-Value is only one of these factors or measurement tools. R-Value is the measure of resistance to heat flow […]

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SIP Shop Drawings Designed by EVstudio Structural Department

by Jim Houlette June 24, 2010

The Structural Department has been working with Earthcore SIPs to produce high quality and very detailed SIP shop drawings.  For those of you unfamiliar with SIPs (structural insulated panels) they are simply two layers of OSB sheathing adhered to a polyurethane or polystyrene foam core.  […]

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Earthcore SIPs Demo Day

by Jim Houlette May 23, 2010
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Earthcore Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) Reviewed, Designed and Detailed by EVstudio Structural Engineering

by Jim Houlette March 4, 2010

EVstudio’s Structural Engineers are working with Earthcore SIPs LLC to provide high quality SIP walls, floors, roofs and foundation walls to meet every client’s need.  EVstudio’s role will be to provide structural engineering services for each project, provide detailed shop drawings and provide engineering reports […]

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