Nothing like a region-wide winter weather system barreling down on you to accelerate winter-proofing the construction site, right?!?! But racing the arrival of a pre-Christmas blizzard isn’t the only motivation for the sudden transformation from 100+ year old T&G sheathing to green ZIP System insulated panels though. We’ve been working toward this goal for weeks. Zipping up the icehouse is actually accomplishing several objectives at once.
Okay, let’s start with the most obvious, short term, practical objective of installing the insulated panels on the exterior of the building. But first, I should qualify what I meant by transforming “100+ year old T&G sheathing to green ZIP System insulated panels.” In this case, transformation does not imply replacing the existing sheathing with the SIPs. Instead, these insulated panels a