Managing Air and Moisture in SIP Buildings

Managing Air and Moisture in SIP Buildings
The Construction Specifier, December

The Construction Specifier, December

Originally posted in The Construction Specifier, December 2012

Designing and constructing with structural insulated panels (SIPS) can create a tight, energy-efficient building envelope.  As with other high performance wall and roof assemblies, managing air flow and moisture is necessary for maximizing energy savings, occupant comfort, and building longevity.

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Continuing reading about:

  • SIPs dramatically reduce air leakage by providing continuous insulation (ci) and fewer gaps to seal, sealing methods
  • Common sealing methods
  • SIPS used in quick winter construction

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Joe Pasma, PE, Premier SIPS Technical Manager

Joe Pasma, PE, Premier SIPS Technical Manager

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