SIPs DETAILING Mark Benjamin, PE, M.ASCE, SECB CON 476
SIPs <ul><li>Structural Insulated Panels </li></ul><ul><li>3-1/2” to 11-1/4” thick EPS or </li></ul><ul><li>3-1/2” to 6-1/...
Comparison to stick framing <ul><li>SIPs outperforms frame up to 4:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Every stud is a thermal bridge </li...
SIPs details
SIPs details
SIPs details
SIPs details
SIPs problems <ul><li>Building Detailing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Juneau, Alaska housing </li></ul><ul><li>Warm, moist a...
SIPs problems
SIPs summary <ul><li>Pay attention to design and details </li></ul><ul><li>True for any construction method </li></ul><ul>...
Round Foot Homes
51’, 3000 “round feet” main
51’ upper MBR
Round Foot Homes <ul><li>See us at  www.roundfoothomes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Also  www.crownjade.com   </li></ul><ul><li>A...
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Si Ps Detailing

  1. 1. SIPs DETAILING Mark Benjamin, PE, M.ASCE, SECB CON 476
  2. 2. SIPs <ul><li>Structural Insulated Panels </li></ul><ul><li>3-1/2” to 11-1/4” thick EPS or </li></ul><ul><li>3-1/2” to 6-1/2” thick ISO </li></ul>
  3. 3. Comparison to stick framing <ul><li>SIPs outperforms frame up to 4:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Every stud is a thermal bridge </li></ul><ul><li>2x6 R-value is 6.9 </li></ul>
  4. 4. SIPs details
  5. 5. SIPs details
  6. 6. SIPs details
  7. 7. SIPs details
  8. 8. SIPs problems <ul><li>Building Detailing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Juneau, Alaska housing </li></ul><ul><li>Warm, moist air migrated to ridge </li></ul><ul><li>Rotted top layer of OSB </li></ul><ul><li>Building Design problems </li></ul><ul><li>Crook County, WY Senior Services </li></ul><ul><li>Trusses at 48” o.c., 50’ long, 5K PL </li></ul><ul><li>Too much for SIPs – 2K/ft. </li></ul>
  9. 9. SIPs problems
  10. 10. SIPs summary <ul><li>Pay attention to design and details </li></ul><ul><li>True for any construction method </li></ul><ul><li>Using SIPs with proper design and details will ensure the best building envelope available. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Round Foot Homes
  12. 12. 51’, 3000 “round feet” main
  13. 13. 51’ upper MBR
  14. 14. Round Foot Homes <ul><li>See us at www.roundfoothomes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Also www.crownjade.com </li></ul><ul><li>ANY QUESTIONS? </li></ul>

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