Builder Education

Comprehensive Video Trainings

SIPA's BEST program is a FREE 10-hour series of online videos and tests offered through this website. The BEST program covers the basic principles and techniques to get started building with structural insulated panels. This is the first step to join a prestigious group of builders who are changing the landscape for high-performance, advanced building envelope construction. 

Click here to learn more and sign up for the full SIP training program.

Educational Brochures for Builders

SIPA is publishing a series of “deeper-dive” explorations of the core topics summarized in Building with SIPs - NEED TO KNOW. The SIP BUILDER BEST PRACTICES series provides instructional illustrations and explanation behind the essential aspects of SIP construction. This series combines decades of knowledge from SIPA members manufacturers to help reduce SIP builders' and subcontractors' learning curves.

Other brochures:

The SIP Textbook, a Builder's Handbook

Builder's Guide to Structural Insulated Panels
For more comprehensive description and dozens of illustrations, see the authoritative Builder's Guide to SIPs by building science expert Joseph Lstiburek – available through this SIPA's store or on Amazon.

Training Opportunities with a SIP Manufacturer

SIPA Manufacturing members provide a wide range of webinars, face-to-face and field training. Contact individual manufacturers using our SIPA Member Directory for more information on training opportunities.

Educational Presentations

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