Updated recommendations address joint treatment in severe weather, application of gypsum sheathing. HYATTSVILLE, MD –May 11, 2016, The Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to announce that two technical documents, GA-236, Joint Treatment Under Extreme Weather Conditions and GA-253, Application of… Continue reading

Hyattsville, Maryland, April 11, 2016 – In January 2016, the Gypsum Association (GA) released GA-216-2016, Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products. On page 3, section 2.2.12.4 should read: 2.2.12.4 Where studs complying with ASTM C645 are used to receive… Continue reading

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