SING REINFORCED STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANELS
PART 1 – GENERAL
1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
A. This Section includes patented Sing Reinforced Structural Insulated Panels (SRSIP).
B. Related Sections include the following:
1. Rough Carpentry
2. Timber Framing
1.3 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A. Structural Performance: Provide SRSIPs capable of withstanding design loads including dead load, live loads, wind loads and seismic loads. Design loads shall be in compliance with the requirements of the local Building Code.
A. Product Data: SRSIP manufacturer’s product literature including structural properties and installation instructions.
B. Shop Drawings: Show fully dimensioned fabrication and installation details for SRSIPs. Shop drawings shall be prepared under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.
C. Evaluation report.
1.5 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. SRSIP Manufacturer shall be a manufacture licensed by patent holder.
B. Structural Design: A Professional Engineer shall perform a structural analysis and design of the SRSIP assemblies in accordance with the design loads.
C. Installation Contractor must have experience on projects of similar size and scope. Lead installer / supervisor shall have a minimum of 3 years experience installing SRSIPs or have completed a certifying curriculum at a dedicated SRSIP training program such as those provided by Lightweight University or equivalent.
1.6 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A. SRSIPs shall be kept dry and protected with waterproof covering during transportation and storage.
B. Exercise care to prevent crushing of SRSIP edges with cargo hold down straps during transportation.
C. Carefully load and unload SRSIPs from trucks to prevent damage to the panels.
D. Store SRSIPs elevated off of the ground on sleepers.
E. Take care in handling SRSIPs to prevent delamination. Do not lift panels by the top skin.
A. Time delivery and installation of SRSIPs to avoid extended on-site storage and to avoid delaying progress of other trades whose work must follow the installation of SRSIPs.
PART 2 – PRODUCTS
2.1 SING REINFORCED STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANELS (SRSIP)
A. Oriented Strand Board (OSB): 7/16” thick minimum.
B. Core: [Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) shall comply with ASTM C578 and shall have a minimum density of 0.9. pcf.] [polyurethane foam core] [extruded polystyrene (XPS) shall comply with ASTM C578 and shall have a minimum density of 1.3 pcf]
C. Adhesive: Formaldehyde-free waterproof adhesive
A. Grade and Species: Visually graded dimension lumber No. 2 or better of any of the following species:
1. Spruce-Pine-Fir; NLGA
2. Hem-Fir (North); WCLIB or WWPA
3. Douglas Fir – Larch; WCLIB or WWPA
4. Southern Pine; SPIB
B. Lumber shall be kiln dried to not more than 19% moisture content
C. Lumber shall be clearly marked with grade stamp of grading agency.
D. Engineered wood products shall be used where required for structural adequacy.
1. Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)
2. Parallel Strand Lumber (LSL)
3. Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL)
A. Cam Locks.
B. Panel Screws.
A. Cut SRSIPs to accurate lengths, angles, and sizes to produce close fitting joints.
B. Remove foam as required to accommodate wood blocking and splines.
C. Provide electrical wiring chases in foam core where required.
PART 3 – EXECUTION
A. Examine foundations, sills, framing and other surfaces to receive SRSIPs and verify that conditions are suitable for the installation of SRSIPs. Report any unsatisfactory conditions to the Contractor. Do not proceed with installation until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
A. Hoist SRSIPs in place by lifting equipment suited to size of panels. Exercise care to prevent damage to SRSIPs.
B. Install SRSIPs plumb, square and true to line.
C. Fill all panel joints with expanding urethane foam or seal by other approved method.
D. Repair or replace all damaged SRSIPs.
E. Remove debris from project site and legally dispose of debris.
END OF SECTION