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Old 09-11-16, 07:48 PM   #5
natethebrown
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Originally Posted by MEMPHIS91 View Post
natethebrown, I am looking into them now, why non wood?
So you don't have to fool with insects or molds, and they are probably lighter with better insulation value. The negative is you have to now use screws to attach to the steel.

Here are some old pictures of my dad's addition (his addition is about 95% complete now):







You can see each SIP is about 4'x10'x~1' thick and is light enough for two people to handle. Any ways, if you decide on wood SIPs, no problem, I just believe the "standard" stick frame home is out of date and so low tech compared to what building technology we have now.
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