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SIPA Online Learning Unit: BASIC SIP DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

  • COURSE ID:         BESTS02-OD
  • AIA CREDIT:         One CEU credit hour (HSW)
  • VIDEO LENGTH:  57:02

Summary: This unit covers the fundamental information necessary to design and engineer a SIP building. Topics include which architectural styles are best suited for SIPs and how to tailor SIPs to best suit the needs of the building.

Learning Objectives: BASIC SIP DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

  • Recognize SIP-friendly architectural styles
  • Explain the details of how SIPs should be used in floors and walls, how to determine the thickness of each SIP and the correct connections to use
  • Describe how bevel cuts and square cuts are made, and understand when each should be used
  • Identify when to use certain types of roof SIPs support; compare and contrast single ridge beams, cantilevered ridges, purlin/ mid-span beams

Click here for the BASIC SIP DESIGN AND ENGINEERING video.

After watching the video, return to this page and click here to take the 10-question BASIC SIP DESIGN AND ENGINEERING test.  You will receive a Certificate of Completion upon passing the test. Your Continuing Education credit will be reported to AIA if you include an AIA number with your personal information.

Study Guide: Basic SIP Design and Engineering pdf

Thank you for your interest in Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). 

 

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