January 23, 2024

Gypsum Association’s Michael Schmeida to Chair ASTM Committee E05

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.  23, 2024 — The Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to announce that Michael Schmeida, MSc, LEED AP, the association’s Director of Codes, […]
December 19, 2023

Dec. 7, 2023, Colorado Chapter International Code Council Annual Business Meeting
Colorado Spring, CO

September 20, 2023

GA-214-2021 Levels of Finish for Gypsum Panel Products Translated into Spanish and French

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time, the Gypsum Association (GA) has translated GA-214-2021 Levels of Finish for Gypsum Panel Products […]
August 21, 2023

OSHA NRTL Program Not Applicable to Gypsum Panels or Systems

Recently, the Gypsum Association (GA) learned that two code jurisdictions no longer accept some assemblies listed in the code-recognized GA-600 Fire Resistance and Sound Control Design […]
June 1, 2023

Gypsum Association Revises Text in GA-216 (2016)

As the technical, promotion, and information center of the gypsum industry, the Gypsum Association takes its responsibilities to the public and the contractor community very seriously. […]
June 1, 2023

Gypsum Area Separation Firewalls (May 2021)

Gypsum area separation firewalls have been constructed for more than 35 years and are an excellent way to separate dwelling units in multi-unit residential construction—referred to […]
June 1, 2023

The Four Basic Principles of Resilience and How they Interact (Dec. 2019)

Resilience is a newer design concern within the construction industry. With the apparent increase in natural disasters, such as hurricanes and wildfires, the desire for more […]
May 31, 2023

How Green is My Product? (July 2020)

In April 2020, the Gypsum Association released a completely revised Environmental Product Declaration for type X gypsum panels to replace an industry average EPD for type […]
May 31, 2023

Product Category Rules for Gypsum Board (Jan. 2014)

Interpreting sustainability information is often like following the single thread of a Celtic Knot. You begin to accumulate and interpret information, but ultimately you finish back […]