Structural Insulated Panel

What are SIPS
or Structural Insulated Panels?

Structural Insulated Panels join high performance rigid foam insulation to Oriented Strand Board (OSB) or plywood. The thickness of foam is adjusted to increase R-Value. Exterior and interior facings are shown with standard OSB. Drywall is field applied as needed. The first Structural Insulated Panel type construction was made in 1935 and the buildings are still in use today, nearly 70 years later.

Every BBL home package includes pre-assembled, insulated headers, along with window and door cutouts and horizontal and vertical electrical chases. Using BBL Structural Insulated Panel roof panels, a home can have high vaulted ceilings.

Energy Efficiency

The biggest benefit of Structural Insulated Panel design versus a stick built home is energy efficiency. Don't pay to heat and cool the outdoors! Air leakage and improperly installed insulation can waste 20 percent or more of the energy you pay to heat and cool your home. Typical homes have so many leaks, it's like having a window open all the time, winter and summer.

Vaulted Roof

"Ridge beams with BBL panels can eliminate trusses and open your vaulted great room with extremely high R-values and air-tight panel systems."

Advantages of using BBL Structural Insulated Panel panels for your new home:

New EPS Home Construction

How SIPs Are Made

Exterior Facing

Exterior and interior facings are shown with standard OSB. Drywall is field applied as needed.

R-values

Choose from the standard R-18, R-26, R-33 or R-40 walls

Choose from the standard R-18, R-26, R-33 or R-40 walls. The colder the outside temperature, the better the R-value. All types of buildings can be engineered in just about any dimension.

Impact resistance

Proven Stronger

Impact resistance is another standard feature of structural insulated panels. The continuous bonding of EPS insulation to the OSB or plywood offers incredible strength and resistance to impact. Vertical and horizontal stress loads are tested two times stronger than conventional stud walls. EPS walls resist up to 7,000 pounds per foot which results in structures that are stronger, straighter, taller and wider.

What are SIPs?

Structural Insulated Panels join high performance rigid foam insulation to Oriented Strand Board (OSB) or plywood. The thickness of foam is adjusted to increase R-Value.

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Unique Features

SIP Homes have many unique features. Along with energy savings, SIPs save time, labor and the environment!

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Energy Efficiency

Review test findings that prove the energy efficiency of structural insulated panels.

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