Can SIPS Be Used In Most Climates?

Joe Pasma, PE, Premier SIPS Technical Manager

Joe Pasma, PE, Premier SIPS Technical Manager

When asking if structural insulated panels (SIPs) work in wet, rainy, humid and/or cold climates, the underlying question is, “can I build with wood in this type of climate?”  Almost always, the answer is “yes”.

As detailed in this week’s Facility Management feature of ASK THE EXPERT, Premier SIPS Technical Manger Joe Pasma sites numerous commercial and institutional buildings that demonstrate the effectiveness of SIP construction throughout several climate types.  Joe also discusses the perception of the oriented strand board (OSB) , primary reasons that drive the use of SIPs, 2013 construction labor challenges, and protecting SIPs from water.

Read more on Joe’s expert technical answers  here.

Have a specific SIP question you would like answered, contact Joe today.

Joe Pasma, PE, Premier SIPS’ Technical Manager

800.469.8870 x104

joe.pasma@premiersips.com

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2 comments on “Can SIPS Be Used In Most Climates?

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