Tag Archives: SIP

Updated SIPA Technical Bulletin No. 008 – Wall Aspect Ratios for SIPs

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

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NEW R-Control SIP Project Profile – BARNagain

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new project profile to the R-Control SIP Project Profile library.  We have added the BARNagain project supplied by Thermal Foams. The project showcases the use of R-Control SIPs providing an energy … Continue reading

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NEW R-Control SIP Project Profile – Harley School

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new project profile to the R-Control SIP Project Profile library.  We have added the Harley School project supplied by Thermal Foams. The project showcases the use of R-Control SIPs providing an … 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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R-Control SIPs selected for the Stanford University “Start.Home”, Solar Decathlon 2013

Since 2002 the Department of Energy has challenged universities from around the world to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.  This year’s competition includes 20 university teams competing to achieve these worthy goals.  Follow … 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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New Technical Bulletin SIP No. 2080 – Roof Uplift Load Design Chart 8a — High Wind Regions

We are pleased to announce R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin SIP No. 2080 – Roof Uplift Load Design Chart 8a — High Wind Regions. The spacing of R-Control Screws to resist wind uplift loads is typically determined in accordance with Load … Continue reading

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New Technical Bulletin SIP No. 2078 – R-Control SIP Attachment to Supports

We are pleased to announce R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin SIP No. 2078 – R-Control SIP Attachment to Supports. A major benefit of R-Control SIPs used for roof applications is their ability to be supplied as large panels and/or span long … 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 R-Control SIP Project Profile

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new project profile to the R-Control SIP Project Profile library.  We have added the St. John’s Church project supplied by Thermal Foams of Buffalo, NY.  The project showcases the use of … Continue reading

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