Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products Guides Design and Installation Hyattsville, MD – January 4, 2016 – The Gypsum Association announces the publication of its revised application standard, GA-216-2016, Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products.  The new 2016 specification provides appropriate… Continue reading

Hyattsville, MD – November 16, 2015 – The Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to announce the release of a new guidance document on abuse-resistant and impact-resistant gypsum panel products. Both panel product types are designed for application in high-traffic areas. When specified… Continue reading

Hyattsville, MD – June 11, 2015 – As the technical, promotion, and information center of the gypsum industry in North America, the Gypsum Association (GA) regularly reviews and updates technical publications to ensure they continue to reflect best practices in… Continue reading

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