About the Sponsor
The Leader in Quality, Customer Service & Innovation
National Gypsum Company, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the exclusive service provider of reliable, high-performance products manufactured by its affiliate companies and marketed under the Gold Bond®, ProForm® and PermaBASE® brands. The National Gypsum name has been synonymous with high-quality, innovative products and exceptional customer service since 1925.
The strategic network of Gold Bond, ProForm and PermaBASE manufacturing facilities located throughout North America allows us to provide the best in customer service to keep your fast-paced projects moving forward. Our Technology Innovation Center consistently ensures performance and reliability standards, while the technical experts at 1-800-NATIONAL® are always just a phone call away to answer any type of product or application question.
For decades, National Gypsum has saved customers time and money by providing the most reliable building products, resources and services.
The Trusted Line of Gypsum Products
Gold Bond Building Products, LLC provides solutions for your changing construction demands with major innovations in gypsum products that help increase productivity and profitability. Whether you want innovative fire-resistant assemblies, enhanced acoustical performance or require additional abrasion or impact resistance, Gold Bond products deliver with a level of excellence. Gold Bond offers a full line of gypsum board and plaster products, plus the moisture-, mold- and mildew-resistant PURPLE family of products.
Finish Strong with the Right Products
ProForm Finishing Products, LLC delivers industry-leading performance to complete your next interior project. From ready mix and setting joint compounds to joint tape and texture products, the ProForm family of products offers high-quality, consistent formulas that are easy to apply, and the full line is mold resistant. All of these product benefits, combined with best-in-class customer service, help you minimize project costs and maximize jobsite performance.
The Best Base for a Great Finish
PermaBASE Building Products, LLC offers the industry’s largest variety of cement boards covering the most demanding interior and exterior applications. The PermaBASE family of products provides performance and peace of mind with valuable features and applications that save you time and money. Ideal for interior wet areas in kitchens and baths, PermaBASE products are increasingly being used in exterior applications.
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Learn about the different levels of gypsum board finishes as well as when to specify each according to the needs of the project. Gain insight into the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) in regard to sustainability, how to improve IAQ, and how gypsum board finishes impact IAQ.
Identify the significance of ASTM C840, "The Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board."
Discern the differences between the "Five Levels of Finish" (GA-214-10), and explain the terms and operations associated with each level
Assess the ways that interior gypsum board finishing applications meet sustainable design criteria for indoor air quality
Define the ways that interior gypsum board finishing contributes to an Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
Determine appropriate gypsum board products to specify so a project meets or exceeds sustainable design standards