SIPs Courses

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Below is a sample of SIPs courses available on the EEBA Academy:
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SIPs in Residential Design

This course will explain the benefits of designing with structural insulated panels (SIPs) for residential applications. The designer will gain a better understanding of application, assembly and detailing in order to properly utilize SIPs for optimum energy efficiency and durability. Through case studies and design strategies, the designer will walk away from the course with a better understanding of designing for current industry standards with SIPs.

Instructor: Al Cobb
CEUs: 1 AIA/HSW

SIPA BEST Program - SIP Finish Materials and Detailing

This training video outlines how to apply finish materials and properly detail SIP projects. Topics include siding choices and fastening procedures, window and door installation and back-ventilation techniques.

Instructor: Al Cobb
CEUs: 1 AIA LU/HSW

SIPA BEST Program - SIP Building Science

Building science concerns the flow of energy and moisture through buildings. In this lesson, SIPschool founder Al Cobb examines the building science behind SIPs.

Instructor: Al Cobb
CEUs: 1 AIA LU/HSW

SIPA BEST Program - SIP Order Process

SIPschool founder Al Cobb presents how to thoroughly and efficiently plan a SIP project, including topics such as estimating and quoting costs and services, finding panel suppliers and the writing specifications for panels to suit the needs of a project.

Instructor: Al Cobb
CEUs: 1 AIA LU/HSW
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