Understanding and specifying SIPs, receive AIA/CES credit

Understanding and specifying SIPs, receive AIA/CES credit

Are you an architect looking to build a high-performance project on a tight schedule or need a building envelope that will help save utility dollars and create a more comfortable environment?  Take a look at Architect Magazine’s September ‘Continuing Education’ article, Simply SIPs, on understanding and specifying structural insulated panels.  The article features several Premier SIP projects with a sustainability goal and describes how SIPs were utilized.  Because Architect Magazine is the official magazine of the AIA, design professionals can earn 1 HSW/SD CEH (Health/Safety/Welfare and Sustainable Design Continuing Education Hour) for this article and successfully completing the quiz.

Click here to read Simply SIPs and follow instructions to start the continuing education course.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the typical material combinations used in structural insulated panels (SIPs)
  2. Describe the building performance benefits of SIPs
  3. Describe the construction benefits of SIPs
  4. Describe how SIPs contributed to the energy performance of the three project case studies

Learn more about the Premier SIP projects featured in this article:


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