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Company: SIPCO Project: 40 Hill Road

The idea behind the design of 40 Hill Road, Essex was to maximise the light within the property on a small building plot which housed a 1950s bungalow and develop it into a remarkable, contemporary three-storey family home for the Smith family. Open plan living requirements were facilitated using glulam and SIP panels. The complexity of the building design combined with thermal efficiency targets made traditional construction methods difficult to use. Through the use of SIP and glulam construction exacting delivery times based on careful material procurement, production planning and control were achieved.

of haulage and the contractors build program. The structural envelope was constructed within the original time frame and on budget.

SIPCO invested in ‘state of the art’ processing equipment for the SIPs panels and computer controlled equipment to machine panels to obtain the exact shape and size. Through the use of SIP construction and glulam support we were able to give exacting delivery times based on careful material procurement, production planning and control. The site had restricted access and limited storage facilities. This made the need for careful sequencing of delivery and installation absolutely critical. SIPCO worked with the installation team to carefully optimize site storage, the use

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We are so confident in the quality and performance of our boards, adhesive and fitting method, that when all 3 are used in combination we provide a unique lifetime guarantee. For more information, terms and conditions on the EGGER Advanced Lifetime Guarantee please contact us on the Building Products Hotline t 0845 602 4444, visit www.egger.com/lifetime or email building.uk@egger.com

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