EPS Feature Homes built with structural insulated panels
The home was designed by Domain Architecture & Design of Minneapolis.
According to designer Joe Johnson, the home’s arrangement
includes “boxes” that define spaces as zones.
Walls of windows and French doors connect the spaces to sunlight
and scenery. The main part of the home is only 16 feet deep, so it’s
flooded with natural light throughout the day.
According to project manager, Lee Bergum, visitors will see an unfinished
structural shell upon entering the home, then move through
more progressively finished and furnished spaces.
The home will utilize EPS R-26 exterior SIPs, R-40 roof panels and
a 16” floor truss system.
As designed, the heating and cooling costs for the Idea Home will
be at least 65% lower than in a conventional stud-construction house
of the same size. The projected ENERGY STAR HERS Index Score is
Other home features:
- Certainteed fiber-cement siding. This home features a mix of
clapboard, vertical and shingle applications.
- Andersen 100 Series windows and doors.
- Cambria countertops created from natural quartz, the hardest no-precious natural stone providing no maintenance.