Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. - NGC09M
Finishing Gypsum Board: Appearance and Indoor Air Quality
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the significance of ASTM C840, “The Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board”
2. Discern the differences between the “Five Levels of Finish” (GA-214-10), and explain the terms and operations associated with each level
3. Assess the ways that interior gypsum board finishing applications meet sustainable design criteria for indoor air quality
4. Define the ways that interior gypsum board finishing contributes to an Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
5. Determine appropriate gypsum board products to specify so a project meets or exceeds sustainable design standards

National Gypsum is one of the largest gypsum board producers in the world. Gypsum board is National Gypsum's primary business, and these products are marketed under the Gold Bond® BRAND. The full product line includes XP® mold and moisture resistant, SoundBreak® XP® acoustical, and e2XP® exterior and interior extended exposure board. The company is a leader in product and process innovation. It is fully integrated, owning gypsum mines and quarries and paper mills to produce the heavy facing papers for gypsum board manufacturing.
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Course number: NGC09M
Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour
Credit applies to: Organizations
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Number of questions: 10
Format: Multiple Choice and True/False
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Note: A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion.
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