Vinyl Siding Institute

The Vinyl Siding Institute, Inc. (VSI) is the trade association for manufacturers of vinyl and other polymeric siding and suppliers to the industry. Located in Washington, DC, VSI’s primary focus is its priority programs: Product and color retention certification; installation, including the VSI Certified Installer Program; technical and standards work; the America Sides with Vinyl (ASwV) marketing initiative; and code and regulatory projects.Released in January 2011, Insulated Siding as Home Insulation: Guide for Users and Energy Raters was created by VSI to help insulated siding users and energy raters understand:- How insulated siding products are tested to determine actual R-value- Proper installation techniques necessary to achieve energy performance- How insulated siding can be used to comply with International Energy Conservation Code requirements for continuous insulation- How insulated siding contributes to building energy performanceBecause we understand how important insulated siding is to improving home insulation and energy efficiency across the country, VSI is making the Guide available online as a free, download for green building and energy professionals.Vinyl siding is the only exterior cladding with both third-party product certification and certified installer programs, both of which are administered by an accredited, independent quality control agency to ensure that products and colors meet or exceed ASTM standards and that installers demonstrate knowledge of ASTM-accepted application techniques.With an increasingly diverse selection of profiles, colors, textures, architectural trim and accessories, today’s vinyl siding can suit a sweeping range of architectural styles and design tastes – from historic to contemporary. VSI’s Designing Style: A Guide to Designing with Today’s Vinyl Siding showcases a variety of popular architectural styles and demonstrates how to bring each to life with the lasting beauty of durable vinyl siding, architectural trim and accessories.

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