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“We chose structural insulated panels (SIPs) for their excellent insulation values, airtightness, and ease of construction.”

DOE Tour of Zero: 42nd Avenue by TC Legend Homes infographic: Bellingham, WA; tclegendhomes.com. 400 square feet, HERS score 63, $70 average monthly energy bill, $450 annual savings, $20,000 saved in the first 30 years.
Key features list: High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort, comprehensive draft protection, fresh air system for cleaner indoor air, high-efficiency comfort system, energy-efficient appliances and advanced lighting technology for
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“The owner … contacted us about building a small cottage above her garage. For the walls and roof … we chose structural insulated panels (SIPs) for their excellent insulation values, airtightness, and ease of construction. These locally made panels come precisely cut, allowing for fast construction, a strong, airtight shell, and practically zero jobsite waste.”

– Ted Clifton, builder, TC Legend Homes

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DOE Tour of Zero: 42nd Avenue by TC Legend Homes floorplans.