EPS Products in High-Efficiency Building Envelopes - Focus on SIPs

EPS Products in High-Efficiency Building Envelopes - Focus on SIPs

In-class Presentation | taught by Dave Stevenson & Steve Mara, Plasti-Fab Ltd.
  • 3 Videos
  • 4 Quizzes
  • 1 Text
  • 1 Download
  • 1.0 hr

Course description

As energy codes become more stringent, especially with the introduction of the Energy Step Code, builders are looking to existing and advancing technologies to build high-performance homes.  This month's Builders' Breakfast Series seminar will examine Structural Insulated Panels Systems (SIPS) and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) as an advanced wall system alternative to traditional stick-frame construction to increase efficiencies in production time, costing and energy performance.

From learning the basic 'what is SIPS' and its possible applications in the local marketplace, to demonstrating air- and vapour-barrier performance and best practices, this seminar will provide builders with a clear understanding on the benefits and 'how-tos' when using SIPS in residential construction. 

Approved for 1.0 CPD Credits in Construction Technology

Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

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Dave Stevenson & Steve Mara, Plasti-Fab Ltd.
Dave Stevenson & Steve Mara, Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Dave Stevenson
Sales Manager Insulspan SIPs
Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Dave Stevenson has been with Insulspan for 12 years and part of the Structural Insulated Panel industry for over 18 years. Dave started his career building Log Homes in Japan between 1989 ~ 1999 and returned to Canada to start up his own Structural Insulated Panel company, Paramount Panels Ltd. Dave has is very familiar with the manufacturing process of SIPs and has been a part of over 100 installations. Dave is also a member of the GVHBA Education and Training Committee, has a Certificate in Building Science, and is keenly interested in building energy efficient and healthy homes.

Steve Mara
Sales Representative
Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Steve has been in the EPS industry for over 10 years.  During that time he has overseen a variety of projects, including single family homes, multifamily homes, commercial, industrial and large infrastructure.