Green Building and SIP Industry Resources


Internet Links to others in the building, green building and SIP industries:

Benchmark Foam

Located at 401 Pheasant Ridge Drive, Watertown, SD, Benchmark Foam, Inc. is a manufacturer of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam and other specialty plastics.

Benchmark Foam manufactures the foam used in Enercept Structural Insulated Panels.

Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA)

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is a non-profit trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers, dealer/distributors, design professionals, and builders committed to providing quality structural insulated panels for all segments of the construction industry.

Enercept is a proud member of the Structural Insulated Panel Association.

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities.  Every year, NAHB’s members construction about 80% of the new homes built in the United States.

Enercept is an associate member of several local builders associations and NAHB.


Established in 1992, ENERGY STAR is a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.

More than one million families across America enjoy the quality, comfort, and value of their ENERGY STAR certified homes.  Building with Enercept SIPs is one way you can earn the ENERGY STAR certified home rating.


The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) was founded in 1995 as an independent, non-profit organization committed to helping homeowners reduce the cost of their utility bills by making their homes more energy efficient.

RESNET is responsible for creating the national training and certification standards for HERS Raters and Home Energy Survey Professionals.  You can locate HERS Raters in your area on their website.


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our building are designed, constructed and operated through LEED – the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world.

Through community networking, continuous collaboration with industry experts, market research publications and LEED professional credentials, USGBC remains a key driving force in the green building sector.

Johnson Environmental

Chris Johnson of Johnson Environmental is a certified HERS rater located at 625 S Minnesota Avenue, Ste 101 in Sioux Falls.

Harmonious Architecture

Harmonious Architecture is an architectural design firm specializing in lake homes and cabins. They are located in Perham, MN.

Nostdahl Liptack Architects

Nostdahl Liptack Architects is an architectural design firm located in Phoenix, AZ. They are licensed in both Arizona and North Dakota.

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