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  • Part 11: Pre-Drywall LEED Inspection

    Before the wallboard goes up, Bethesda Bungalows’ green rater was on site to verify a sealed envelope, tight ducts, and other key elements of the high-performance home.

  • Moisture-Resistant Gypsum From Lafarge

    Lafarge. Mold Defense gypsum for interior wall and ceiling applications features a moisture-resistant core and treated paper facings on the front, back, and long edges. The product, which is made from synthetic gypsum, can be used as tile backer in dry applications or in areas where some...

  • Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Wallboard From Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

    Georgia-Pacific Gypsum. An alternative to paper-faced gypsum, DensArmor Plus features glass mat facings on both sides as well as a glass-fiber-reinforced core to resist moisture and mold and mildew growth. The product can replace traditional drywall throughout the home or be used in areas prone to...

  • SCS-Certified Drywall From Temple-Inland

    Temple-Inland. ComfortGuard Abuse-Resistant gypsum and ComfortGuard Impact-Resistant drywall include the companys TemShield mold protection system, which comprises a water- and mold-resistant core and facers. The AR product includes an extra-durable face paper to withstand scuffs and abrasions in...

  • Chinese Drywall Update

    Under pressure from presiding Federal Judge Eldon Fallon, lawyers for homeowners and for Chinese drywall supplier Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin have agreed to a preliminary settlement of 300 cases of houses contaminated by the defective product.

  • Product Review: Gypsum

    With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections.

  • Chinese Drywall Update: Medical Fears Persist

    Fears about possible health effects of the defective material are likely to impact the market value of affected housing—even after all the bad drywall has been removed and replaced with U.S.-made material.

  • Coming Soon: National Gypsum's Phase-Changing Drywall

    ThermalCore panels moderate interior temperature fluctuations and act as a thermal mass.

  • Greenbuild Product Introductions

    New residential products, including high-efficiency toilets, phase-changing drywall, and low-flow showerheads.

  • Scientific Investigation into Chinese-Made Drywall Continues

    Consumer Product Safety Commission’s preliminary findings released.