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Construct self-build eco homes up to 3x faster, and with 90% less waste, using our SIPs self build kits

A Faster, More Efficient Way to Construct Your Self Build Eco Home or Small Development

Our dedicated team can help with every aspect of your build, with our complete service for self builders

If you’re looking for a more innovative way to self build, SIPs panels can offer a faster, more innovative solution that’s also eco-friendly.

Here at SIPs Eco Panels, we have a longstanding history of helping self builders and small developers achieve their goals. So, whether you’re looking for help designing your dream home, or efficiently erecting properties, the chances are we can help.

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What are the main benefits of SIPs panels?

Below, we’ve listed some of the main advantages when using our high-performance SIPs polystyrene panels for your self-build project:

  • Up to 3x faster than traditional methods - erect a typical house within a week
  • Reduced U-Values as low as 0.10 W/m2K - leading to increased space with a thinner wall
  • 90% less wastage on site (as our panels are manufactured off-site)
  • Zero reliance on weather conditions - for minimal disruption to the critical path
  • Lightweight - ideal for sites in city centres with access restrictions
  • Easier installation - with reduced drilling and crane use on site
  • Huge savings on labour - with reduced number of trades and supervision on site
  • 60% less timber than traditional build methods
  • Increased usable roof space - fully-insulated roofs without trusses
  • Build up to 4 storeys with SIPs (or five with blockwork or steel first storey)
  • 7x stronger than timber frame - and 3x stronger than brick and block
  • Excellent insulation values for increased resale value
  • Airtight, with reduced cold bridging
  • Lower annual energy costs
  • Does not degrade or deteriorate over time
  • Naturally more eco-friendly than other build types

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Why use SIPs for your self-build project?

Our SIPs panels are manufactured off-site, leading to a 90% reduction in waste and labour costs. A typical SIPs self build eco home can be constructed in just 5 – 7 days, requiring just 3 – 4 people to complete.

Our Structurally Insulated Panels are delivered to site and installed quickly and efficiently (regardless of weather conditions), with on and off-site guidance throughout, and a dedicated production manager working with you every step of the way.

With SIPs, you can reduce the risk and costs of your project, for innovative, eco-friendly builds, that also allow for more usable space, with U-Values as low as 0.10 W/m2K, and zero need for roof trusses.

Our high-strength, high-performance SIP panels are:

  • Non-toxic
  • Low carbon footprint
  • Made with 100% recyclable EPS
  • Energy Efficient
  • Fire rated
  • Breathable
  • Mould resistant
  • Extremely Strong

How SIPs Eco Panels can help

If you have existing drawings for your project, you can get a quote immediately – or alternatively, if you’re at the start of your project, our experienced in-house design team allows for the perfect base to start any self-build or development project.

With over 40 years of helping individuals, we can provide a complete service from design, planning permission, and Building Regulations, through to supplying your super-efficient SIPs Eco Panels frame.

If required, we can also put you in contact with Architects and   who can assist with a complete build service for self builders and small developers alike.

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Watch our video to learn more

If you’re planning a self build, why not watch our video of a SIPs self build (below), or click on some of the design options below to get more details on each project (all of which are designed using our structurally insulated panels).

Case Study: The Glebe, Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire. A stunning five-bedroom house built to modern, energy-efficient standards using SIPs panels.

Case Study: Robinson Devlin

Norfolk. A self-build open plan house design with a contemporary appeal that will be very economic to run.

Here's what some of our customers are saying:

"We chose the Sips Eco system for its speed of construction and outstanding energy efficiency as well as its environmental properties. The project was built to exacting modern standards whilst maintaining a wholesome village feel. The excellent results speak for themselves."

Julian Vargas, Cambridge

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What U-Values do your panels achieve?

What size Sip panels do you make? Are they suitable for tight sites?

Can SIPs be used for Party Walls?

Can SIPs be used for garages / garden buildings / basements etc?

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2024 Homebuilding & Renovating Show @ NEC

We’re exhibiting at the NEC for HBR 2024 and delivering a masterclass on “The advantages of building with SIPs”.

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Sips Eco shortlisted for Best SIPs Home at the 2023 Build It Awards

We’re excited to be shortlisted for two homes in the Best Sips Home category.

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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2023

We’re back exhibiting at ExCeL London and also presenting a masterclass on “The advantages of building with SIPs”.

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