Installation for SIP Professionals (SIPs 301)

Location: Shepherdstown, WV

Price: $675

Upcoming Class Date(s): May 11 - 12, 2017

In this two day intensive hands-on workshop you'll work with veteran SIP installers in the classroom, shop and field erecting a SIP structure.  You will increase your working knowledge of different manufacturers' specifications and panels.  Special emphasis on the business aspects of working as a SIP Installer. Attendees will have successful completed the Structural Insulated Panel Association's BEST training online before attending the SIPs 301 training.

 The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) recognizes
 our SIPs 301 class as fulfilling the field workshop requirements for
SIPA's Registered Master Builder Program.
Who should attend:

Professional framers, carpenters, builders, timber framers, and current SIP installers who wish to receive continuing education. Individuals who recognize that participation in the workshop promotes quality within the SIP industry. 

Topics of discussion include:

 SIP Design Tools of the Trade
 Basic Engineering                      Manufacturing SIPs
 SIP Rigging and Lifting Sealing the Structure
 SIP Accessories Connection Details
 Electrical Preparation Working with other Trades
 Managing the Crew Efficiently Coordination of Installation
 Cranes and Forklifts Supporting the Roof
 Design Details Site Fabrication
 Repair and Replace The Business of Being a SIP Installer
 Building Science in High Performance Envelopes     Cladding and Back Ventilation 

Included in course:
  • SIPschool Flash Drive with sample documents and forms
  • Course workbook
  • Lunch both days (Shenandoah Junction, WV only)
Course requirements:
  • Meet prerequistes for acceptance, physically fit and capable of heavy lifting and roof work, unless observing class.
  • Bring the tools you wear on your hips
  • Workboots and Hard Hat