SIPs are ideal for large commercial roofing applications. Multiple panels can be assembled on the ground where work is safer and more efficient, and then can be lifted into place quickly. By using 4′ wide panels and 2x or LVL splines our long SIP spans can be increased even more.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s School of Architecture + Design is using GeoFaze CNC precision cut panels as the fundamental building blocks of their innovative cartridge design/build process.#SIPcuttingedge Design Director: Joseph Wheeler, AIA – Co-Director – Center for Design Research – archdesign.vt.edu.
GeoFaze roof panels were selected for the roof of the main clubhouse at the new $22.5 million Ripken Experience in Pigeon Forge, TN. Builders: Merit Construction – www.meritconstruction.com
SIPs were utilized to provide a precise roof assembly which allowed the contractor to reduce the roof framing and insulation by 50%, getting the owner up and running ahead of schedule. The spanning capacity of the SIPs allowed the truss spacing to increase, further increasing the speed of framing. Trades where in an insulated space once the final panel was …