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Building and Wiring a SIP Home - Part 3

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SIP Homes typically take far less time to build than a traditional stick-frame home.

Styrofoam Insulated Panel Homes require less construction time.

SIP Home Construction - Series 4

This series of pictures shows the walls being set into place.
Special attention to fitting the panels together side-by-side sometimes requires adjustments.

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Once the building contractor has put all the walls and ceiling panels in place its time to install the electrical circuits and wiring. It is best for the sub-contractors to be on site for part of the building process so they can begin to plan for their installation process.

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Each SIP Home is engineered and the SIP Panels are delivered pre-cut to size ready for installation.

The concrete foundation was equipped with hold down bolts used to fasten a 2 x 6 plate on top of the slab which served as the bottom anchor then 6 x 6 posts (shown above) were installed between the panels which will be used for a splice and structural support for the upper floor.
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Once the exterior walls are in place the remaining interior walls are constructed to complete each area. 
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A special heating tool is used to make a channel to accommodate a 6 x 6 post.

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