SIP’s Not Straws

SIP’s Not Straws Recent news stories talk about drinking straws being a huge environmental waste problem. Here we are talking about a different kind of SIP’s. The SIP’s we use are Structural Insulated Panels. They make up the walls and roofs of our homes. Think of an ice-cream sandwich where there’s OSB (oriented Strand Board) […]

Be a Part of the Challenge

Fannie Mae Innovation Challenge Get Your Ideas submitted Access to affordable housing in America continues to be a challenge for many people. That’s why Fannie Mae (FM) is launching the Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (The Challenge). This initiative will generate innovative ideas that will help address the affordable housing crisis in America and further support […]

Time Matters

You can build a house like time doesn’t matter Or, you can build with AmeriSus and save money Here’s just one example of how the products we provide save time and money Take a Look AmeriSus Whole Home Kits provide everything a builder needs to complete a fantastic eco-home™ or eco-cottage™ quickly & more profitably. […]

Everything In The Wrong Place

Jeans with the Zipper in the Back? That’s Doesn’t Makes Sense Neither Does a House with Everything in the Wrong Place Eco-Designed™ only from AmeriSus New home design is a science where the proper upfront decisions can lead to years of comfort and savings. As energy from the sun plays a more important role in how […]

Double Your Affordable Housing Dollars

What Costs More? A 24 unit mid-rise or a 24 unit cottage neighborhood. A Cottage Approach to Affordable Housing Wins Hands Down. Mid-Rise Buildings Are Expensive Creating a multi-family mid-rise structure takes plenty of time and money. More often than not the approval process is one that will be drawn out dealing with a broad range […]

Structural Insulated Panels – What’s Your Role with SIP’s ?

SIP Designers If you are in the business of designing new homes built with SIP’s then you know how your clients (builders and home owners) must wrestle with the issue of pulling the balance of materials together in order to end up with a complete home. Sometimes (as in the case of homeowners) they may […]

Main Street Family

Why would a local builder use AmeriSus? We constantly run into builders that claim to not need any help in building new homes.  They have been doing it for years, put out a good product and can’t imagine how anyone could improve their process. The general thinking is that bringing in a third-party could only […]

Affordable Housing For EVERYONE

Let’s first start by defining “affordable housing”.  A lot of people think it is strictly housing for the poor.  We don’t think so. Our goal has always been to improve people’s financial condition by reducing the biggest expense in their budget – housing.  Whether you are making minimum wage or pulling down multiples of six-figures living in […]

AmeriSus Whole Home Packages Offer Highest Value at Lowest Cost

Some say we are out of the recession.  Others say the economy is ready for interest rate hikes.  Good labor is in short supply and manufacturers and suppliers have raised their prices, some even a second time in twelve months.  Despite all of that AmeriSus continues to deliver eco-homes that are the best value around with […]