Mon, Aug 23 | Brier Homestead

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS!)

This rising star of the building looks like a giant ice-cream sandwich - only made out of plywood and rigid foam.
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS!)

Time & Location

Aug 23, 9:00 AM – Sep 10, 5:00 PM
Brier Homestead, Centralia, WA, USA

About the Event

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are pre-fabricated using specialized glue and intensive compression to adhere plywood to either side of the foam. This can save time and resources in lieu of framing, and in this workshop you can learn to create rooms with SIPs by joining and fastening them at the seams and floor joists.

We will come together during the day to work and learn techniques of natural building; at night we can enjoy team meals, bonding over a fire, sharing skills, stories and scents of the Northwest summer at a campground onsite at the Earth Homes headquarters.

Camping will be available and transportation to the Brier Homestead provided each day.

What you will get

  • Hands on training and direction from professional builders
  • Increased knowledge of different Earth Home building strategies
  • An opportunity to help construct a home that is a model for future homes
  • Help build the Owners vision to create a community oriented homestead
  • The joy of working with a team outside on the land

Payment is on a sliding scale. Payments can be sent to the Earth Home's PayPal: volunteer@earthhomes.design

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • SIP Placement (Supporting)
    $777
    +$19.43 Service fee
    $777
    +$19.43 Service fee
    0
    $0
  • SIP Placement (Covered)
    $555
    +$13.88 Service fee
    $555
    +$13.88 Service fee
    0
    $0
  • SIP Placcement (Supported)
    $22
    +$0.55 Service fee
    $22
    +$0.55 Service fee
    0
    $0
Total$0

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