Designing with Formance

Whether you're designing a multi-unit apartment block, or a single home, you've come to the right place. Access the Design Guide, Details Library, Checklists and our Technical Bulletins. 

Designing with Formance Structural Insulated Panels just got a whole lot easier with the release of the Formance Design Guide V2.0. 

You can design with confidence with the trusted and respected Codemarked Formance System.

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The Formance Design Guide Version 2.0

Regarded as the authority on SIP design by designers around the country, and referred to by councils the Formance Design Guide has everything you need to design and consent a home without the need for the extra cost of sign-off by a structural engineer, up to the scope of NZS3604:2011

The 13-step Formance Design Guide Process on Page 20 of the Formance Design Guide will help you understand what parts of the build are covered by Formance & which remain traditional.

The Formance Design Guide V1.1 (available to use for building consents granted up to 30/6/24) and the Formance Ready Guide are available on request by emailing [email protected]

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Formance Online Resources

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Formance Technical Bulletins

The Formance Technical Team address frequently asked questions in Formance Technical Bulletins. Check back here for new technical bulletin releases!