SIPs 202 Building with SIPs Class - Open for Registration

SIPschool, the industry’s leading provider of Structural Insulated Panel education and training, is
pleased to announce that our next SIPs 202 class will be held here at our homebase on Thursday April 25 and Friday April 26, 2024. Drawing on over 35 years of experience in the SIP Industry, instructor Al Cobb will lead attendees through the basics of SIP design and installation. Our program explores the pros and cons of all types of SIPs in an impartial manner. This training is divided into Classroom time on April 25, followed by Shop time on April 26. Students are encouraged to complete the free Builder Education with SIPs Training (BEST) online classes through Lesson 9 found on the Structural Insulated Panel Association’s website prior to attending this session.

Discussions include all the nuts and bolts of basic SIP design and installation, with deeper dives into topics such as:

• Panel core & skin options
• Navigating bottlenecks in SIP manufacturing
• What does your SIP manufacturer want/need/expect from you?
• Exploring SIP Installer opportunities in the global market

• Proper sizing of HVAC for High Performance homes
• 45L Tax Credit & its impact on energy efficient structures
• Exterior cladding details – thermal performance, sound transmission & durability

This session will be split between classroom time on April 25 at the conference space, followed by hands-on training at the SIPschool shop on April 26. Field instruction will include construction of a small SIP structure, with special emphasis on topics such as:

• Exploring the latest tools & techniques used in
fabrication and installation
• Panel layout drawing review & discussion
• Avoiding common installation errors
• Review of at least six methods of panel sealing in the SIP industry

Register for SIPs 202

IBS 2024 - Las Vegas, Nevada

The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS)—the premier, once-a-year event that connects, educates and improves the residential construction industry. It was a pleasure seeing so many friends and new faces at this year's event in Las Vegas!

The IBS 2024 Building Systems Council SIP Overview Presentation by Damian Pataluna (FischerSIPs) and Joe Pasma (Enercept) click here to download

The IBS 2024 Education HPH Faster Better Cheaper Presentation by Sam Rashkin and Jack Armstrong (SIPA) click here to download

We want to thank our 2024 NAHB Building Systems Council Learning Lounge sponsors:
BASF, Enercept, Energy Panel Structures, Extreme Panel Technologies, FischerSIPS, ICC NTA, The Murus Company, Premier SIPS, SIP-SEAL (Sustant) & TRUFAST

EEBA High Performance Home Builder Summit 2024

SIPA and many SIP industry leaders are delighted to participate in the Energy & Environmental Building Alliances (EEBA) High Performance Home Builder Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, this October 1-3, 2024. Registration is open and as always, EEBA Member receive a discount on the event, other industry events and EEBA Academy courses! 

Stay tuned for course information pertaining to the world of structural insulated panels!

Industry Event Presentations on SIPs

SIPA Website Sponsors