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Christine Cronin, M. Arch. Live at AIA A’18 in Interactive Event

Ms. Cronin Answers Audience Questions on Moisture Resistance in Building Envelope

ATLANTA (May 21, 2018) - Georgia-Pacific Gypsum announces Christine Cronin, M. Arch. and Senior Associate of Building Science Corporation, will speak at AIA A’ 18 on June 21 at 3:30pm in the DensElement™ Barrier System Booth 739 at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

 

DensElement™ Barrier System Is NFPA 285 Compliant with EIFS

An engineering evaluation by Priest & Associates Consulting, LLC. has determined DensElement™ Barrier System can replace exterior gypsum sheathing in approved EIFS designs.

ATLANTA (October 10, 2017) - Texas-based Priest & Associates Consulting, LLC., through an engineering evaluation, determined that current code-evaluated exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) adhered to DensElement™ Barrier System are compliant with NFPA 285. According to their evaluation, it can safely replace exterior gypsum sheathing in current code-evaluated EIFS designs.

 

Georgia-Pacific Introduces DensElement™ Project Map

The Online Resource Provides Interactive Access to DensElement™ Projects Nationwide

ATLANTA (September 05, 2017) - Georgia-Pacific is proud to introduce the DensElement™ Barrier System project map. This online interactive map identifies the location of projects using DensElement™, in addition to each project’s architect and general contractor.

 

MasterSpec® to Customize Specification for Unique
Georgia-Pacific® Products

ARCOM and Georgia-Pacific Sign Agreement, Extending Partnership

ATLANTA (April 25, 2017) - Georgia-Pacific is proud to announce that ARCOM, the leader in specifications, has created a customized specification section – 061656 Air and Water Resistive Sheathing Board - to accurately specify Georgia-Pacific’s unique DensElement™ Barrier System.

 

Georgia-Pacific’s DensElement™ Barrier System Listed by ABAA

Layered Construction of System Contributes to Successful Testing

ATLANTA (March 06, 2017) - Georgia-Pacific is proud to announce that their patent-pending DensElement™ Barrier System with AquaKOR™ Technology has been listed with the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA).

 

DensElement™ Barrier System Has Been Tested for Drainage Efficiency

As a Pre-Coated or Pretreated Gypsum Sheating Used as a Substrate with EIFS

ATLANTA (February 20, 2017) - Georgia-Pacific Gypsum’s DensElement™ Barrier System, an integrated gypsum sheathing water-resistive barrier and air barrier (WRB-AB), has passed testing as a substrate in exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) …

 

AIA Announces New Partnership with Georgia Pacific

Washington, D.C. (February 07, 2017) - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that Georgia-Pacific has agreed to become a Collaboration Partner of the AIA. The new relationship provides support to AIA initiatives and creates opportunities for architects to…

 

New Georgia-Pacific DensElement™ Barrier System Offers Solutions for Commercial Building Envelopes

Saved time, labor and materials directly benefits 40+ U.S. projects

ATLANTA (October 05, 2016) - With the economy on the rebound and commercial construction gaining momentum, finding qualified labor is still an issue for some. The solution? The new patent-pending DensElement™ Barrier System with AquaKOR™ Technology from Georgia-Pacific…

 

DensElement™ Barrier System Achieves Approval in City of Los Angeles Research Report

LARR #26054 based upon ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-3786

ATLANTA (July 12, 2016) - The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) released an evaluation approval for the patent-pending DensElement™ Barrier System from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum…

 

Georgia-Pacific Launches DensElement™ Barrier System for Commercial Building Envelopes

Eliminates entire step in the construction process: saves time, labor and materials

ATLANTA (March 10, 2016) - Georgia-Pacific today introduced patent-pending DensElement™ Barrier System with AquaKOR™ Technology, a new water-resistive and air barrier (WRB-AB) system solution for the installation of exterior walls in commercial construction…

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