Originally Posted By: rmeyers
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Did one back in the mid 80's for a DIY homeowner who got himself in trouble. We came in as a carpentry subcontractor to bail him out and get it enclosed. As I recall about half the building was the panels used over a heavy timber frame with the other half being the panels alone. We used the panels for the roof system as well.
Didn't seem too bad once we got the hang of how to work with them. Like lots of things, it helps when you read the instructions. They did have a scheme for wiring and the windows went in fairly easily. We did have to custom cut panel sizes to meet the homeowner's "new" dimensions.
Would be interested in seeing how some of the original houses using these panel systems have held up over the years. Have they had any unique moisture problems and have the bonding systems held up between the foams and plywood skins?
Unfortunately, the original owner was killed in an auto accident and the house has changed hands since, so I don't have access the property.
Good luck with your project! I'm sure the product manufacturer you're using will have plenty of technical expertise to offer. Take advantage of it!
And ask him if you can visit some of his "older" projects!