Posts by Nick Hubbard for Frequently asked questions about Formance Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
A SIP home or commercial building allows for better control over indoor air quality because the airtight building envelope limits incoming air to controlled ventilation.
“How can Formance SIPs be eco-friendly if you use EPS (expanded polystyrene)? Fair question, after all, polystyrene is up there with coal-fired power stations in most people’s minds when it comes...
Design fundamentals for a Formance homeDesign for less sun. Formance homes will be highly insulated compared with a traditional framed home.
Formance Design ProcessThe process for designing with Formance should be familiar to you as it follows similar steps to framed construction.
How much energy will my new home require to maintain a warm and comfortable environment year-round? Obviously a lot less with Formance, but wouldn't it be nice to know just how...
We often get asked “will Formance work for my house design?”. The answer is inevitably yes.
Designing to budget is a critical element of any building project. It’s important to note that, above all, the design and specification of your home sets the price.
You have a vision for a new home; you may even have land and concept designs.
Yes, the energy savings, strength, comfort and health benefits of using Formance are easily appreciated.