2x6 wood studs, bio based foam insulation, with an additional layer of insulation applied to the exterior sheathing. A rain screen keeps the water on the outside of the building and reduces the risk of condensation on the interior.
The roof is constructed of structurally insulated panels (SIPS) with an average R value of 48.
Windows and Doors
The design team paid attention to the orientation of every window, placing very few windows on the east and west sides of the building and placing more on the south side. The south side of the Social Hall is 30% glazed, which takes advantage of solar gain while minimizing glare.