The Gypsum Association is pleased to announce that it has secured the services of Kellen Company, a global professional services firm, to assist with and enhance the Association’s code advocacy work. Kellen Company has an extensive building products practice and represents client interests before construction codes and standards organizations and regulators.

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Hyattsville, MD – July 22, 2014 – As the technical, promotion, and information center of the gypsum industry, the Gypsum Association (GA) regularly revises its publications to reflect technological advances, clarify ambiguities, and respond to questions from the public. Updates… Continue reading

Environmental footprint data available for commonly specified building material. Hyattsville, MD – The Gypsum Association has released an environmental product declaration (EPD) for typical 5/8″ type X North American gypsum boards. Following the standards set in the Association’s product category… Continue reading

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Hyattsville, MD—The Gypsum Association, the industry organization representing gypsum product manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada, recently revamped its primary website,  Improvements include better navigation, an upgraded purchasing module, new video content, and a digital archive of historical material.

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Hyattsville, MD – The Gypsum Association is pleased to announce that Susan Hines has joined the staff as Assistant Director, Technical and Promotion Services. In this position, she will support the organization’s significant contributions to model building codes and technical… Continue reading

Document Addresses North American Gypsum Boards, Sets Stage for Preparing Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Hyattsville, MD – The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document for North American gypsum boards. The intended application of… Continue reading

Hyattsville, MD – The Gypsum Association has released GA-227-13, “Recommendations for the Prevention of Ceiling Cracking.” The publication outlines methodologies for mitigating cracking in large span gypsum board ceilings due to fluctuations in temperature and humidity. GA-227-13 explains that ceiling… Continue reading