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What are the major benefits of using the SPT MAG SIP system?

Jan 16, 2013

The use of the SPT MAG SIP system brings many benefits compared to a conventional building. The structure will enjoy a tighter building envelope and the walls will have higher insulating properties, which leads to fewer drafts and a decrease in operating costs. Also, due to the standardized and all-in-one nature of SIPs, construction time is significantly reduced compared to traditional construction. External and internal follow on trades can start work sooner as the SPT MAG-SIP Building System offers a weather-tight shell helping you complete your project faster. With a SPT MAG- SIP Building System it is easier to predict project completion times as the system is relatively simple to erect and requires no wet trades or brick layers. The assembly of the building structure is typically measured in days rather than weeks or months.

The panels can be used as floor, wall, and roof, with the use of the panels as floors being of particular benefit when used above an un-insulated space below.

The MGO skinned system structurally outperforms conventional construction, in axial load strength and earthquake resistance. SIPs maintain similar versatility to conventional houses when incorporating custom designs. Also, since SIPs work as structure, insulation, and exterior sheathing, and can come precut from the factory for the specific job, the exterior building envelope can be built quite quickly.

SIPs included in a wall, foundation, floor, or roof system, is installed in a steady-state (no air infiltration) environment, however, systems incorporating fiberglass insulation are not installed in steady-state environments as they require ventilation to remove moisture.