Online Learning: Introduction to SIPs

  • COURSE ID:         BESTS01-OD
  • AIA CREDIT:         One CEU credit hour (HSW)
  • VIDEO LENGTH:  51:37

Summary: SIPschool founder Al Cobb introduces structural insulated panels (SIPs). Topics include the early and recent history of SIPs, the anatomy of a SIP, common applications of SIPs, and SIP manufacturing.

Learning Objectives: INTRODUCTION TO SIPS

  • Summarize how SIPs have evolved since the original concept in 1935 with a focus on how they have become more energy-efficient
  • Identify how SIPA has impacted the use of SIPs
  • Describe the anatomy of a SIP and how SIPs are used in commercial and residential envelope construction
  • Understand the process of manufacturing SIPs
  • Compare and contrast the different types of cores and skins used in SIPs

After watching the video, return to this page and click here to take the 10-question INTRODUCTION TO SIPS 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 during test sign-in.

Study Guide: Introduction to SIPs

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