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Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Wallboard From Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum. An alternative to paper-faced gypsum, DensArmor Plus features glass mat facings on both sides as well as a glass-fiber-reinforced core to resist moisture and mold and mildew growth. The product can replace traditional drywall throughout the home or be used in areas prone to moisture, such as kitchens, laundry rooms, and basements. DensArmor Plus is Greenguard certified. 800.225.6119. www.gpgypsum.com. More

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SCS-Certified Drywall From Temple-Inland

Temple-Inland. ComfortGuard Abuse-Resistant gypsum and ComfortGuard Impact-Resistant drywall include the companys TemShield mold protection system, which comprises a water- and mold-resistant core and facers. The AR product includes an extra-durable face paper to withstand scuffs and abrasions in high-traffic areas as well as an enhanced core density for extra strength and heat resistance. The IR board adds a special backing to keep impacts from penetrating the wall cavity, the maker says. The product is SCS certified for recycled content and is certified by MAS as a low-VOC-emitting material under the Collaborative for High-Performance Schools program. 800.231.6060. www.templeinland.com. More

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Chinese Drywall Update

Under pressure from presiding Federal Judge Eldon Fallon, lawyers for homeowners and for Chinese drywall supplier Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin have agreed to a preliminary settlement of 300 cases of houses contaminated by the defective product. More

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Product Review: Gypsum

With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections. More

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CertainTeed Corp. AirRenew

CertainTeed's AirRenew gypsum board reduces VOCs circulating indoors. More

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Chinese Drywall Update: Medical Fears Persist

Fears about possible health effects of the defective material are likely to impact the market value of affected housing—even after all the bad drywall has been removed and replaced with U.S.-made material. More

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Framing System Accommodates Drywall

Super Stud Building Products Inc. has released its drywall framing system, The Edge. More

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USG Sheetrock Glass-Mat Liner Panels

These panels can be used in any fire-rated cavity shaft wall. More

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CertainTeed ProRoc Extra Abuse Gypsum Board

Protects against indentations, moisture, and mold, making it suited for high-traffic areas. More

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Green-Zip Tape Partition

Easy to use drywall tape allows for seamless drywall and quick reconfigurations. More

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