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Shelter Enterprises, Inc. Continuous Insulated Structural Sheathing Panels
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Shelter Enterprises, Inc.; expanded polystyrene building products.
This section is based on the products of Shelter Enterprises, Inc., which is located at:
8 Saratoga St.
Cohoes, NY 12047
Toll Free Tel: 800-836-0719
Tel: 518-237-4100
Fax: 518-237-0125
Email: request info
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Ever since Shelter Enterprises Inc. developed the original Shelterwrap over thirty-five years ago, millions of homeowners and businesses across America have cut their energy consumption and lowered their energy bills. As a recognized innovator in the building products industry, Shelter Enterprises, Inc. continually strives to develop new products for this century and beyond for residential, commercial, and civil markets. We look forward to being challenged to meet or exceed your needs and the needs of your clients and projects.
          PART 1GENERAL
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete types not required.
          A.Continuous Insulated Structural Sheathing Panels:
          1.Wall Sheathing.
          2.Roof Sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
          A.Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
          B.Section 05 40 00 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing.
          C.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
          D.Section 07 25 00 - WeatherBarriers.
          E.Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim.
          F.Division 07 - Roofing Systems.
          G.Division 08 - Doors and Windows.
          H.Section 09 22 16 - Non-Structural Metal Framing.
          I.Section 09 21 16.33 - Gypsum Board Area Separation Wall Assemblies.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C177 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus.
          2.ASTM C518 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus. (R-Value).
          3.ASTM C1338 - Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings.
          4.ASTM D1621 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
          5.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          6.ASTM E96 - Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials.
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
          B.Product Data: Submit manufacturer's product data and technical bulletins including materials, profiles, physical properties, and accessories for each product to be used, including:
          1.Shipment information.
          2.Manufacturing materials and additives.
          3.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          4.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          5.Installation methods.
          C.Shop Drawings: Include the following:
          1.Project specific layouts, details, profiles and components.
          D.Test Reports: Submit summary of tests that products comply with specified performance requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete below if sustainable design documentation or LEED is not required.
          E.Sustainable Design Submittals:
          1.Recycled Content: Submit documentation of pre-consumer and post-consumer recycled content including manufacturing process recovery of recycled materials.
          2.Regional Materials: Submit documentation of manufacturing plant location relative to project location if less than 500 miles (800 km).
          F.Qualification Data: Submit manufacturer and installer qualifications.
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 years experience manufacturing similar products.
          B.Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 years experience installing similar products of the scope and complexity required for this project.
          C.Pre-Installation Meeting: Convene at the project site a minimum of two weeks prior to starting work of this section to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, installation instructions and manufacturer's warranty requirements.
          A.Comply with manufacturer's ordering instructions and lead time requirements to avoid construction delays.
          B.Deliver products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
          C.Store and handle materials in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions to avoid damage.
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete below if warranty is not required.
          A.Warranty: Manufacturer's standard warranty that products will maintain performance values.
          1.Warranty Period: Ten years.
          PART 2PRODUCTS
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Shelter Enterprises, Inc., which is located at: 8 Saratoga St.; Cohoes, NY 12047; Toll Free Tel: 800-836-0719; Tel: 518-237-4100; Fax: 518-237-0125; Email: request info; Web:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Shelter Enterprises R-3 OSB and R-5 OSB wall sheathing panels are the one step solution to combine wall sheathing and continuous insulation in conventional light wood-framed walls.
          A.Insulated Sheathing Panels: Expanded polystyrene, closed cell, light-weight, resilient foamed plastic composed of hydrogen and carbon atoms bonded to oriented strand board (OSB) with a PS-2 span rating.
          1.Compressive Strength (ASTM D1621): 20 psi.
          2.Flame Spread of Foam Core (ASTM E84): Less than 20.
          3.Smoke Developed for Foam Core (ASTM E84): 150-300.
          4.Water Vapor Permeance (ASTM E96): 3.5.
          5.Mold Resistance of Core (ASTM C1338): Pass.
          6.Does not act as a vapor barrier.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete panel size not required.
          a.Shelter R-3 OSB: 1-1/16 inches (27 mm).
          b.Shelter R-5 OSB: 1-9/16 inches (40 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          8.Shelter R-3 OSB R-Values:
          a.At 70 degrees F (21 degrees C): 3.16.
          b.At 40 degrees F (4 degrees C): 3.39.
          c.At 25 degrees F (-4 degrees C): 3.53.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          9.Shelter R-5 OSB R-Values:
          a.At 70 degrees F (21 degrees C): 5.24.
          b.At 40 degrees F (4 degrees C): 5.66.
          c.At 25 degrees F (-4 degrees C): 5.93.
          A.Adhesive: PL 300 or equal foam board adhesive.
          B.Fasteners: Hot dipped galvanized.
          1.Length: As required to penetrate 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) into stud.
          2.Minimum Shank Diameter: 0.131 inches (3 mm).
          C.Air Barrier: See Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim.
          A.Examine and measure installation areas prepared to receive insulated sheathing to confirm conditions are within the manufacturer's limits.
          B.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
          C.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
          A.Verify surrounding construction, dimensions, and other conditions which would affect installation.
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
          A.Install in accordance with the manufacturer's current published instructions, and details and drawings issued for the project.
          1.Conflicts between the manufacturer instructions and project documents shall be resolved in writing prior to installation.
          B.Arrange to minimize joints and cutouts to fit tightly against adjacent construction.
          1.Solid framing or blocking is required behind all panel edges.
          2.Vertical joints must be located over and supported by framing members or structural components acceptable to the project engineer.
          3.Butt joints wider than 1/8 inch (3mm) will not be accepted.
          C.Install required strapping, specified for wind uplift, directly to the framing, before sheathing is installed.
          D.Install a bead of adhesive to studs, place polystyrene foam directly against the framing.
          E.Fasten tightly to building structure until screw heads are flush with the surface but do not cut into facing materials. Unless otherwise specified, fasten using a 4 inch (102 mm) perimeter, 8 inch (203 mm) field nailing pattern, 7/16 inch (11 mm) from edges and 2 inches (51 mm) from corners.
          F.Coordinate construction sequence with installation of flashing, air barriers, and other adjacent materials provided by others to prevent exterior moisture from entering or passing through completed assemblies.
          A.Remove all excess and waste materials from the job site in accordance with the Owner's construction waste management requirements.
          A.Repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.