Category Archives: Engineering

New R-Control SIP Applications Brochure

We are pleased to announce the availability of a new R-Control SIP Applications Brochure.  R-Control SIPs can be used to build all types of structures and our new literature showcases some fantastic and varied structures made with R-Control SIPs.  We … Continue reading

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APA/ANSI Standard for SIPs Approved

A new ANSI standard for SIPs has been released.   ANSI/APA PRS 610.1-2013, “Standard for Performance-Rated Structural Insulated Panels in Wall Applications” was approved on May 28th, 2013.  The standard established the first national consensus-based standard for structural insulated panels (SIPs).  … Continue reading

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R-Control Do-All-Ply and R-Control Low VOC Do-All-Ply Technical Bulletin 2077

 R-Control is proud to announce the release of R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin no. 2077 covering the application of R-Control Do-All-Ply and R-Control Low VOC Do-All-Ply sealants. R-Control Do-All-Ply sealant has been used with R-Control SIP construction since the mid 90’s … Continue reading

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R-Control SIP ICC-ES ESR-2233 Code Report update

We are pleased to announce the availability of an updated R-Control SIP ESR-2233 Code Report. ESR-2233 has been updated by ICC-ES, the most widely accepted and trusted evaluation agency, with a reissue date of July 1, 2012. ESR-2233 continues to … Continue reading

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R-Control Load Design Charts updated

We are pleased to announce the availability of updated R-Control SIP Load Design Charts.  The updated R-Control SIP Load Design Charts provide the latest in design information for R-Control SIPs. Key highlights of the updated R-Control SIP Load Design Charts … Continue reading

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SIPA Technical Bulletins

R-Control is a key funder and supporter of the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) and AFM staff is active within SIPA to promote the use of SIPs. As part of SIPA’s activity, they publish Technical Bulletins that complement existing R-Control … Continue reading

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R-Control Celebrates 25 Years of Code-compliant Products

  May 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of R-Control Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) holding evaluation reports from ICC-ES and its legacy organizations. “Our belief that having ICC-ES Evaluation Reports differentiates us from our competition is reinforced by knowing that we … Continue reading

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I-Beam Splines and Insulated I-Beam Splines

R-Control SIPs are often supplied with I-Beam or Insulated I-Beam splines to provide additional strength for long span roof or floors.  R-Control has recently completed a transition to a new R-Control I-Beam supplier. The new R-Control I-Beam spline is a … Continue reading

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Updated R-Control SIP Construction Manual

R-Control is proud to announce the release of an updated R-Control SIP Construction Manual.  The R-Control SIP Construction Manual has been updated with the following major revisions: Updated color scheme for all R-Control SIP details to improve visual appearance. Updated … Continue reading

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New R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2076 – LVL Splines

R-Control is proud to announce the release of R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin no. 2076 covering LVL splines. R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2076 provides a Load Design Chart for using 7-1/4 in. R-Control LVL’s as an alternative to the previously … Continue reading

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