John B. Carnett
When we got the panels off the truck, we had to make stacks all over the yard. I think they look pretty nice.
I have been following your progress and the house is coming along nicely. Keep up the insightful updates. One question I have is regarding the structural strength of panels - from your photos it looks like the Steel is moulded into the EPS?? Is that the case or is it glued like a SIP panel?
I built a stress skin house with geothermal. Slower to build than these. But energy operating costs are 1/3 of stick built houses. If I had to do it over again, I'd look at steel framing since joining and supporting the panels is the slow part.
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