Mounting Solar to SIPs

A structural insulated panel (SIP) roof has no embedded lumber in the structure, and therefore nothing substantial for attaching PV array and solar hot water mounts. Single or double lumber splines could be put into the panels, or I-joists at 4-foot intervals could be...

Building with SIPs

Getting the sun’s energy into a building is easy, but making good use of it is both an art and a science. How can this heat energy best be retained in the home for use when you need it? One answer is to use structural insulated panels (SIPs) for some or all of your...