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Appraisal number: 1203 (2021)

Date issued: 21 Dec 2021

NZSIP Smart Panel Building System


NZSIP Smart Panel Building System is a house building system based on structural insulated panels (SIPs) which are used for walls and roofs. The design and construction of the remainder of the building structure, comprising foundation, ground and upper floor, interior walls and roof framing, are conventional. Wall and roof cladding are conventional and fixed to timber battens or purlins attached to the panels. Joinery and internal finishing are also conventional.

NZSIP Smart Panels are manufactured of Strandboard® facings with a factory foamed polyurethane insulation (PUR) core. The panels are 115, 165 or 215 mm thick, nominally 1,205 mm wide, with standard lengths up to 3.6 m. Panels can also be manufactured to varying lengths and widths depending on their design location.

Technical literature

  • NZSIP Smart Panel Construction System, Version 2.0, 2021.
  • NZSIP Smart Building System Standard Details, May 2018.

Consenting instructions

Always refer to the Appraisal in full and the technical literature.

Appraisal holder

New Zealand Structural Insulated Panels (NZSIP) Ltd
Address: 5 Wolter Cres, Cromwell, Central Otago
Phone: 0800 2 NZSIP

Manufacturer details