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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.

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

 

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