structural insulated panel association

SIPA reports 5% SIP production growth

Results from the Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) annual production survey show a five percent increase in structural insulated panel (SIP) production in 2013 among the association’s manufacturing membership, consisting of 28 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada. Industry-wide statistics reveal no net gain or loss in total SIP industry production over 2012...

Fort Lauderdale SIP Conference offers AIA credits

Architects, contractors, and other building industry professionals can learn the latest technology in high performance and net zero energy construction with a series of free training seminars on April 30 at the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) Annual Meeting & Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Six AIA Continuing Education HSW hours are available by...

SIPs under scrutiny: SIPA, USDA lab sponsors aspect ratio testing

Structural Insulated Panel Association will sponsor aspect ratio testing on shear walls built with structural insulated panels. Funded by both SIPA and the USDA Forest Products Laboratory, the testing aims to determine the allowable wall height to width ratio for SIP shear walls in high wind or seismic regions. Currently, design professionals and engineers...

2012 SIPA Building Excellence Awards

The Structural Insulated Panel Association recognized nine homes and commercial buildings that demonstrate the high levels of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability achievable with structural insulated panel (SIP) construction during the 2012 Building Excellence Awards ceremony held at the SIPA Annual Meeting & Roundup in San Antonio, Texas. Now in its tenth year, the...