Koreteck Building Envelope System

Acsys Panel System

Credit: Acsys Inc.

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads
  • Post-consumer recycled content

Description

The Koreteck Building EnvelopeExterior components of a house that provide protection from colder (and warmer) outdoor temperatures and precipitation; includes the house foundation, framed exterior walls, roof or ceiling, and insulation, and air sealing materials. System is a structural insulated panel(SIP) Building panel usually made of oriented strand board (OSB) skins surrounding a core of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam insulation. SIPs can be erected very quickly with a crane to create an energy-efficient, sturdy home. -type product employing an engineered 16- to 20-gauge corrugated galvanized steel endoskeletal structural core (rather than the more common exoskeleton of OSB). The steel is embedded in molded EPSExpanded polystyrene. Type of rigid foam insulation that, unlike extruded polystyrene (XPS), does not contain ozone-depleting HCFCs. EPS frequently has a high recycled content. Its vapor permeability is higher and its R-value lower than XPS insulation. EPS insulation is classified by type: Type I is lowest in density and strength and Type X is highest. insulation, which offers R-values of R-25 (6" panel) and R-33 (8”). The EPS typically contains 7 to 10% recycled content from packaging waste, according to the manufacturer. Available in 2' and 4' widths up to 18' long, it may be used with steel framing or as a fully load-bearing system. The panels interconnect with ship-lap joints (secured by galvanized screws) and may be lifted into place by two people. 18-gauge galvanized steel top- and bottom-mounting tracks and corner locater plates are provided. Panels are typically finished on the exterior with acrylic stucco and on the interior with drywall.

Manufacturer Information

Acsys Inc.
2249 W. Dakota Ave.
Hayden, ID 83835
Toll-free: 800-315-9806
www.acsys.net

Listed in: Insulated Metal Wall Panels