Another funky tune sets the stage for the Second floor time lapse of the build.
You can see how the windows use a smaller MgO Panel, and then a traditional header. We follow up later and but a foam backer on it and seal it.
The Interior shots of the home are renders that we made.
Cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms are now installed and it is bringing the house together.
We will post some interior shots soon, looking good. Nice bright open plan on the main, great
Exterior pretty much enclosed now, time for some interior work. A great modern kitchen and master bedroom ensuite to come.
Just finishing up the roof framing and then onto second floor windows and interior walls.
Second floor panels were placed, and main floor windows installed.
We will have a second floor time lapse soon.
We hoisted up the truss package and are installing over the next 2 days.
Our realtor, Jerry Aulenbach
http://ZoomJer.com is tracking the build with his Go Pro. He mounted the camera to our crew, an egg timer, and on stationary objects. This house is using wood splines, another option is using a SIP spline. Both result in a tight building envelope.
We are using
Cocoon Magwall Panels for the Allendale SIP House.
The Cocoon Magwall Structural Insulated Panels are able to provide a superior building envelope.
One of the key features is that the Panels will not ignite, and do not spread flame. Here is a video of a test performed at the Fire Departments training facility.
Fire Demo Video
There are several options to choose from when building for energy efficiency.
Insulated Concrete Forms
Structural Insulated Panels or SIPs
Each method has it’s pros and cons. We chose SIPs for these reasons.
Tight building envelope
High R Value for it’s thickness
Simple Construction Method
Speed of Install
Zero flame spread – will not ignite or burn
Does not mold or mildew
Clean Construction with little waste factor
They helped us stay within our budget
Here are a couple of short Videos showing how to Install.
The last 8 panels took approximately 2.5 hours to place.
We are starting on floor joists and second floor subfloor now.
Last few panels for the main floor will be installed this morning (3rd day), then it’s joists and floorboards for the second floor.