New GA FAQ Addresses Type X Gypsum Panels
Type X gypsum panels have been in the marketplace for decades and are the standard for the construction of fire rated assemblies. But what exactly constitutes a type X gypsum panel? A definition in the 2024 International Codes provides clarity.
GA Technical Documents Translated
The Gypsum Association has translated two code referenced publications into French and Spanish. One is available as a free download.
International Wildland-Urban Interface Code
In 2018, more than 58,000 wildfires burned over 9 million acres in the United States. Read about the building code that aims to decrease loss of life and property in areas where wildland and humans intermingle.
Video Supplements GA-231
A new video tutorial supplements GA-231-2019 Assessing Water Damage to Gypsum Board.
Quick Reference Guide on Levels of Finish
Intended as a supplement to—not a replacement for—GA-214-2021 Levels of Finish for Gypsum Panel Products, this one-page free download provides an essential overview of the five levels of finish and when and where to specify each.
Drywall Finishing and Modular Building
When it comes to gypsum panel systems, pre-fab construction does not eliminate every problem encountered in a traditional build out. The Gypsum Association’s technical publications can help.
Out & About with the GA
Where we have been and where we are going next. Read more