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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…


Tech Bulletin: Liquid-Applied Flashing Width for Sheathing Joints

PROSOCO R-Guard® FastFlash® liquid flashing noted as only approved flashing for use with DensElement™ Barrier System

ATLANTA (September 27, 2016) - - This system-approved flashing should be installed to cover a minimum of one inch (25 mm) on both sides of all in-plane sheathing joints to achieve a two-inch (51 mm) width of coverage.


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…


Tech Bulletin: Rainscreen Cladding Systems Compatibility

With the DensElement™ Barrier System

ATLANTA (April 05, 2016) - An open rainscreen, defined as a wall cladding system where the joints of the cladding system are left untreated or sealed…


Tech Bulletin: Cladding Fastener Treatment Unnecessary

With the DensElement™ Barrier System

ATLANTA (March 28, 2016) - The sealing or treatment of cladding fasteners (ex. for siding and other claddings) is unnecessary when using the DensElement™ Barrier System…


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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Tech Bulletin: Stucco Cladding Systems Compatibility

With the DensElement™ Barrier System

ATLANTA (March 07, 2016) - Exterior cement plaster, or stucco, as defined in the International Building Code (IBC) Section 2512, is an acceptable cladding system applied…


Tech Bulletin: DensElement™ Barrier System Deemed NFPA 285 Compliant

ATLANTA (March 04, 2016) - Georgia-Pacific Gypsum concludes the DensElement™ Barrier System is NFPA 285 compliant based on the following criteria…


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