Category Archives: General

Stanford University’s Solar Decathlon prize winning entry used SIPs

AFM’s R-Control Licensee, ACH Foam Technologies supplies R-Control SIPs to build the Stanford University’s Solar Decathlon prize winning entry, “The Start Home”. Click here to learn more.

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New SIPA Executive Director

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) recently the appointment of Jack Armstrong as the association’s new Executive Director. As the trade group’s top staff member, Armstrong will spearhead the association’s efforts to promote the use and acceptance of structural insulated … Continue reading

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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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New R-Control SIP Tape Roof Installation Instructions

We are pleased to announce the availability of new illustrated R-Control SIP Tape Installation Instructions. R-Control SIP Tape has been used for many years in combination with R-Control Do-All-Ply to provide airtight seals at R-Control SIP roof joints.  The new … Continue reading

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Update to R-Control ICC-ES ESR-2233 Code Report

We are pleased to announce the availability of an updated R-Control ICC-ES ESR-2233.  ESR-2233 now has a September 2013 revision date. R-Control staff worked with ICC-ES staff for a number of years on the development of an ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria … Continue reading

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R-Control SIP Press Release – Expanded R-Control SIP Capacity

AFM Corporation is proud to announce expanded availability of R-Control Structural Insulated Panels (R-Control SIPs) in North America. AFM welcomes a new manufacturing and marketing licensee to expand the number of AFM R-Control SIP licensees from seven to eight. GeoFaze™ … Continue reading

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Updated R-Control SIP Specification

We are pleased to announce an updated R-Control SIP Specification dated 3/26/13 is now available. The R-Control SIP specification was updated to bring the language for R-Control SIP Tape in line with our newer generation product offering. The updated R-Control … Continue reading

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New SIPA Technical Bulletin: No. 10 – Use of SIPA Test Results

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

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SIPA Technical Bulletin – Formaldehyde

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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