Tag Archives: SIPs

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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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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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 June 2014 reissued date.  No changes were made to the document other than the updated date.

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New R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2082 – R-Control SIPs as an Air Barrier

We are pleased to announce R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2082 – R-Control SIPs as an Air Barrier is now available. R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2082 lists the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) requirement for a material to be … Continue reading

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Updated R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2029 – Roof Cantilevers

We are pleased to announce an updated R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2029 covering roof cantilevers is now available. R-Control SIP Technical Bulletin No. 2029 covering roof cantilevers has been expanded to provide load design information for R-Control SIP cantilevers … 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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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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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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