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February 3, 2022

Revised Levels of Finish for Gypsum Panel Products Released

GA-214-2021 reflects the work of allied industry partners. Silver Spring, MD – February 2, 2022 –the Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to announce the release of […]
November 30, 2021

GA‐255‐2018 Guidance on the Use of Panel “Rips”

“Belly bands” or “drywall rips” are terms commonly used to refer to a strip of gypsum panel inserted in the gap between two horizontally applied panels […]
July 21, 2021

Gypsum Association Supports Research Aimed At Drywall Recycling and Landfill Diversion

Limiting carbon dioxide emissions could be added bonus. Silver Spring, MD – July 22, 2021, The Gypsum Association (GA), in partnership with Divert NS, in Nova […]
July 8, 2021

Gypsum Association Releases Three Revised Code-Referenced Publications

New offerings include flagship GA-600-2021 Fire Resistance and Sound Control Design Manual Silver Spring, MD – July 8, 2021 –the Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to […]
May 27, 2021

Gypsum Association Releases Revised EPD for Glass Mat Panels

Document provides environmental footprint for commonly used building material. Silver Spring, MD – May 27, 2021, The Gypsum Association (GA) has released a revised and updated […]
July 14, 2020

Evaluation Report Substantiates ASW Position Statement

In January 2019, the Gypsum Association released a position statement to clarify the criteria for the placement of utilities in the flanking walls on either side […]
May 29, 2020

Gypsum Association Announces 2020-2021 Officers

Silver Spring, Maryland, May 29, 2020 – The Gypsum Association announces the election of the following officers to the Board of Directors for 2020-2021: Chair of […]
April 30, 2020

Gypsum Association Releases Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Typical 5/8” Type X North American Wallboard

Document provides environmental footprint for commonly used building material. Silver Spring, MD – April 30, 2020, The Gypsum Association (GA) has released a revised and updated […]
January 16, 2020

Gypsum Video FAQs

  Gypsum FAQ: How Do I Prevent Mold Growth on Gypsum Panels? Gypsum FAQ: Replacing Drywall After a Flood Gypsum FAQ: Repair of Fire Rated Gypsum […]