Did You Know?

As the difference between ambient air and the air encapsulated in the EPS foam in a Net-Zero SIP panel become more and more pronounced, the r-value of the foam increases. The practical implication is that the colder it gets, the more insulation value the foam has.  For example, one inch of Type I EPS foam, like what we use in our SIPs, has an R-value of 4.15 at 55 degrees F which increases to 4.8 when the ambient temperature drops to -25 degrees F. This amounts to an approximately 16 percent increase in R-value at -25 in comparison to + 55 degrees F - How convenient...

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Kispiox Rec Hall Retrofit
Net-Zero completed renovations of the Kispiox Youth Drop In Centre. 

The work included a 400 square foot addition, interior renovations and an energy retrofit. 

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sips meets canadian national building codeThe Canadian National Building Code, and therefore the provincial building codes, set minimum energy efficiency standards for new building construction for both insulation and air tightness.

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