TAKE A SIP, steel structural insulated panels protect a florida home, the title of our lastest metalmag article by Stephine Aurora Lewis, RA, LEED AP.
“Florida’s weather can be a double-edged sword. Many are drawn to the state’s warm, tropical climate, yet the Sunshine State also can be very hot and muggy and often is barraged by hurricanes. Homes must be built to deal with the challenges this kind of weather can bring. ”
“When installed, the panels can withstand a category 5 hurricane and save up to 50 percent on heating and cooling costs when compared to a similar-sized house built to code.”
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