Lowes Shed made of Magnesium Oxide SIP Panels

Word about a good thing travels fast, and now, even Lowes has recognized the amazing value (superior strength, and not prone to mold, mildew, termite and fire, to name a few) and capability that is intrinsic in a MGO SIP structure by offering garden and tool sheds to the public.  Lowes customers can now purchase [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:50:11+00:00 May 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lowes Shed made of Magnesium Oxide SIP Panels

Forbes: Mt Pleasant named one of the Best Places to Retire

Forbes magazine recently named the city of Mt Pleasant as one of the top suburbs in which to retire in the U.S.  The cost of living that is 3% below the U.S. average played a large part in balancing out the higher than average median home price of the area.  Added to that were such [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:51:37+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forbes: Mt Pleasant named one of the Best Places to Retire

Energy Efficient & Beautiful Lighting

For most home lighting, your choice boils down to three options, from most to least expensive: LEDs Fluorescents (including CFLs) Energy-efficient (halogen) incandescents, which meet the government’s new energy efficiency standards and aren’t being phased out. Related: Energy-efficient light bulbs are just one way to take back your energy bills. So how do you choose? [...]

By | 2017-02-23T16:15:02+00:00 February 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energy Efficient & Beautiful Lighting

Starbucks and 7-11 Stores

 The residential use of SIPs is leaping beyond it's once believed boundary, and into the commercial sector. In the November/December issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, Premier SIPs Technical Manager Joe Pasma writes about the use of structural insulated panels (SIPs) in retail stores. The article mentions both 7-11 and Starbucks as forward-looking corporations [...]

By | 2017-02-23T16:31:26+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Starbucks and 7-11 Stores

Holiday Tidings and Gratitude

As we enter the Christmas holidays I feel compelled to remind our employees and associates that we should remember our clients, their families, friends, and neighbors in our thoughts and prayers during this holiday season. It is our client's faith and trust in us that allows us to earn a living for our families...they make [...]

By | 2017-02-23T16:58:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holiday Tidings and Gratitude

Summary of the SAVE Act of 2013

The Mortgage and Building industries are moving in the right direction.  Legislation introduced would support energy efficiency which benefits not only the environment, but the home owner too. "The Sensible Accounting to Value Energy (SAVE) Act, S. 1106, was introduced by Senators Bennet (D-Colo.) and Isakson (R-Ga.) on June 6, 2013. This legislation would improve [...]

By | 2017-02-23T17:00:00+00:00 December 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summary of the SAVE Act of 2013