SIP





2/25/2015
Most ice build up on roofs in the winter time are caused by specific circumstances. This project that we just completed had ice build up from the day it was built. Although the builder did a good job of insulating, he missed one key element, which you will read about here.
7/24/2012
Vantem Outdoor Living partners with Lowe’s Home Improvement to deliver next generation shed and workspace structures.
6/14/2012
In this blog, I highlight the earliest decisions I had to make to create a net zero energy home: how I was going to build the foundation and walls. Thermal bridging, air tightness, insulation, cost, and greeness are all key deciders.
1/13/2012
There are small things that any city -- large, medium, or small -- can do to become more bike-travel friendly. Minneapolis is a great case study -- a place that many other communities can aspire to emulate.
12/29/2011
This blog post is a description of starting a building project using Structural Insulated Panels, also known as SIPs.
7/28/2011
Building a new house with SIPS
7/18/2010
A look at the completed project and some of the features.
6/7/2010
The ARCX dome has been sold to young couple!
4/30/2010
Michael Morley is posting regular updates about his progress building a unique green home with structural insulated panels (SIPs). Here he talks  about HVAC work and installing windows.
4/13/2010
Michael Morley is making progress on the SIPs home he's building in Lawrence, Kan. The roof is in place and the shell is essentially done.
3/30/2010
Michael Morley has an exciting update on the house he's building in Lawrence, Kan. The dome is starting to go up!
3/24/2010
Michael Morley's SIPs home project is underway, and despite an unexpected snowstorm, progress has been made on the concrete slab and the risers.
3/19/2010
 Michael Morley's SIPs home project is underway. On Tuesday, March 2, the excavator dug trench footings in at the site.
3/1/2010
Michael Morley will post regular updates about his progress building a unique green home with structural insulated panels (SIPs). Here, he discusses options for installing a colored concrete floor, and considering whether to install a solar hot water system.
2/19/2010
Learn more about this building project, which utilizes SIP technology combined with an unusual geometry.
12/23/2009
Check out this green gingerbread house built by MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff: It includes cookie and candy versions of SIPs construction, a living roof, and a solar electric system.
2/26/2009
When you build with structural insulated panels (SIPs), wiring isn't as much of a challenge as you might think.
7/23/2008
The Gulf of Mexico's dead zone continues to expand.  This summer, it's estimated to grow to the size of 10,084 square miles, which is the size of Massachusetts.
7/2/2008
The Gulf of Mexico's dead zone is growing at a disturbing rate and is estimated to be the largest yet since records began back in 1985. An action plan is in place, but it will only work when and if we actually follow it.




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