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Complete SIPs Supply and Design Service 
Smart SIPs can provide a complete service to supply SIPs panels and assist to bring your new home concepts together.

Assisting Home Owners & Builders with Net Zero Homes 
We work with the Homeowner, Owner Builder, or work directly with the Builder to assist with Passive House and or Net-zero emission buildings to bring reduced energy use and operating cost to your new home.

MgO SIPs- OSB SIPS & Cement Sheet SIPs Supply
We can provide MgO - OSB & Cement Sheet SIPs supply and our home design service and engineering for all your design and building needs.
 
We are located in Melbourne, Victoria, and can provide our service all over Australia.

Cost-Effective Using SIPs

Smart SIPS MgO & OSB panels decrease labour costs and have high insulation values making your project more competitive and profitable.

Time Saving using SIPs

With Smart SIPs MgO & OSB Structural Insulated Panels, you can count on decreased construction time, saving time and money.

Smart Building with SIPs

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Building made easy for both owner builders and registered builders.

 

Smart SIPs MgO and OSB panels combine four labour tasks into one: framing, insulating, external cladding and internal lining. 

 

Using Smart SIPs will get your project to lockup quicker.

Savings for a Lifetime with Smart SIPs and  working towards  Passive House or Net-zero Emission Buildings  with design and construction

The Smart SIPs home featured on this page has an energy rating of 8.2 stars.

 

This home is 372m2 (40.8 squares or 4,080 square feet). It is built over three levels on a 364m2 severely sloping block with 5.4m of fall.

 

Less Home Operating Costs with Smart SIPs 

The home is located in climate zone 60 which has a requirement of 60% heating and 40% cooling. 

 

With an 8.2 Star rated home the heating bills will be 67% less than a 6 Star rated home and the cooling bills will be 85% less than a 6 Star rated home built in the same area and to the same size

 

Saving on Home Running Costs

This is where the benefits of using Smart SIPs MgO & OSB panels really pays off, not only are you getting a faster build job and a home with less air leakage, you will be saving money every day on the ever-increasing energy bills while living in a much more comfortable  

Net-Zero Emission Buildings or Passive House design 

The trend now and into the future is  Net-zero emission buildings or Passive House to arrive at a design and construction that uses less energy to build and operate during the life of the building to help the environment and your operating cost over the life on the home. 

Smart SIPs 9 Star Home

Smart SIPs Panel Details

Smart SIPS Wall Panels 

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Outer Skin

MGO 

EPS  (Polystyrene)

Core

Panel Thickness

108mm  & 161mm

Standard Width

1100mm  & 550mm

Length

2440mm  2700mm  & 3000mm

Weight

24kg per m2

Added Option

Graphite EPS 

Load (dead)

Up to 2500kn per panel

5.6kn per 1m of wall

Bracing 

Wind Load 

R Value 108mm EPS White

up to N5

4.2

R Value 161mm EPS White

6.7

R Value 108mm EPS Graphite

5.25

R Value 161mm EPS Graphite

8.25

Smart SIPs  Panel Installation

1 Bottom Plates being set out and bolted to the slab or sub floor in line with the construction plans

2 The first corner panels are dropped over the bottom plates and fixed by screws to the plates and a corner joining stud

3 The Carpenters can now keep working out from the corner by installing a stud half in to the last panel edge recess then slide the next panel on to the other half of stud

4 The carpenters can now start working on the centre walls. Each window will have a lintel as specified in the engineer's design

5 A top plate is dropped in to the top recess and fixed to Panel. 

6 With the top plate installed in the top recess of the panel now the floor joists for the next level can now be fixed to the top plate
 
Or if you are building a single story home the roof system can be installed home

7 Every Smart SIPs panel has two channels provided for plumbing or electrical installations

8  This photo is showing the top of a panel with an additional 50mm Chanel cut with Smart SIPs Chanel tool for extra plumbing or electrical requirements

Smart SIPS have developed a channel cutting tool that will cut a 50mm hole through the EPS of a SIPs panel making it an easy job to add additional channels in a panel on-site where required 

The Smart SIPs walls are now ready to install the roof system then just pop in the windows and the building is locked up in double quick.
Smart SIPs equals Smart Building system

1 Bottom Plates being set out and bolted to the slab or sub floor in line with the construction plans
2 The first corner panels are dropped over the bottom plates and fixed by screws to the plates and a corner joining stud
3 The Carpenters can now keep working out from the corner by installing a stud half in to the last panel edge recess then slide the next panel on to the other part of stud
4 The carpenters can now start working on the center walls. Each window will have a lintel as per the engineers design
5 A top plate is dropped in to the top recess and fixed to Panel. The roof trusses and next level floor joists can then be fixed to the top plates
6 With the top plate installed in the top recess of the panel now the floor joists for the next level can now be fixed to the top plate Or if you are building a single story home the roof system can be installed home
7 Every Smart SIPs panel has two chanels
8  This photo is showing the top of a panel with a 50mm Chanel cut with Smart SIPs Chanel tool for extra plumbing or electrical requirements
Smart SIPs Electrical & Plambing Channel
The Smart SIPs walls up we are ready to install the roof system pop in the windows and the building is locked up in double quick. Smart SIPs equals Smart Building system