Gypsum Construction Handbook, Seventh Edition
Gypsum Construction Handbook, Seventh Edition is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paper-faced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.
About the Author
USG was founded in 1901 and continues to lead the industry in gypsum construction materials. Headquartered at 550 West Adams Street in Chicago, IL, USG is North Americas leading producer of gypsum wallboard and joint compound. USG is also a global innovator in the field of acoustic ceiling systems and ceiling suspension systems. The company has over 9,000 employees worldwide and had revenue of $3.2 billion in 2012. USG is involved in all stages of the gypsum production process, from mining and transport to production and distribution. Its subsidiary, L&W Supply, is the largest drywall distributor in the United States.