News Release – Award Winning Buildings Constructed with Premier SIPs


Top projects in the 2016 SIPA Building Excellence Awards feature company’s structural insulated panels (SIPs).

Puyallup, Washington, June 2, 2016 – As a testament to the energy-saving features and architectural adaptability of it advanced panels, several projects built with Premier Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) won honors in the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) 2016 Building Excellence Awards. Of note, the Rocky Mountain Institute Innovation Center – overall competition winner (non-residential) – used Premier SIPs for its walls and roofs to help use 74% less energy than the average building in its Colorado climate zone. Premier SIPs were also used in two of the award program’s runner-up categories: single family houses under 3,000 sq. ft. and commercial buildings.

Premier SIPS News Release - SIPA Building Excellence Awards

“Design professionals and contractors continue to create exceptional buildings with our product,” said James Hodgson, General Manager for Premier SIPs. “With their superior insulation and simple ability to make buildings airtight, our SIPs figure prominently in these and many other energy-efficient buildings.”

The Building Excellence Awards allow SIPA members to showcase their best work while demonstrating the design flexibility, sustainability and energy efficiency possible with SIP construction.

About Premier SIPs by Insulfoam

Premier SIPS by Insulfoam leads the construction industry in the research, development and manufacturing of high-performance, energy-efficient structural insulated panels (SIPs) and related materials. One of North America’s largest SIP manufacturers, the company is a leader in working with design professionals, contractors and code officials on innovative SIP applications. For more information about Premier SIPS, call (800) 275-7086 or visit