On Board with National Gypsum - April 2015
   Should New ASTM
Standards Change
How You Specify?

Tina Cannedy and Eric Marsal

Of course! If you’re still using old-fashioned techniques (expanded metal lath with scratch and brown coat mortars) for exterior applications, take a closer look at the latest ASTM endorsements for an engineered, manufactured product that’s easier to install (if you aren’t already using it).

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Use PermaBase® BRAND Cement Board
As A Substrate For Every Exterior Wall System

This hard-working substrate is excellent for everything, including multiple exterior finishes such as synthetic stucco, stone, thin brick and tile – apply them all to PermaBase® in any combination.

For Cement Board Stucco System (CBSS) &
For Cement Board Masonry Veneer (CBMV)

PermaBase® BRAND Cement Board

Green In The LEED
Green In The LEED
Project: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Owner: Charles E. Smith Vornado
Architect: Envision Design, PLLC
LEED: First building to earn LEED Platinum under the 2009 rating
 
National Gypsum’s Gold Bond® BRAND XP® Gypsum Board is one of the premier products built into this 1975 recycled building. A project focal point is the USGBC logo carved into a wall made of 500-year-old salvaged lumber. USGBC houses the fifth and sixth floors of this 10-story building.

Read more about the project

Continuing Education
You can take these online continuing education courses relaxing in your favorite recliner. Grab your caffeine and sign on – don’t wait to fulfill your CEUs. This month, we recommend:

Advantages of Using Cover Boards In Low-Slope Roofing Assemblies
Advantages of Using Cover Boards
In Low-Slope Roofing Assemblies
Cement Board and Exterior Finishing Systems
Cement Board and
Exterior Finishing Systems

Watch how easy it is to use PermaBase® in a thin stone veneer wall system installation Can It Get
Any Easier?


Watch how easy it is to use PermaBase® in a thin stone veneer wall system installation –

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CONTACT US

To learn more about our products, visit nationalgypsum.com To setup a meeting, contact one of our construction design managers below:
 

Scott
Hughes
Northeast/
Atlantic

Eric
Marsal
Southeast/
Gulf

Thad
Goodman
Central/
Midwest

Tina
Cannedy
Southwest

Pat
Grotlisch
West

Amy
Hockett
Architectural
Specialist

Please stay in touch!
Send any e-mail changes or additions to warrenb@nationalgypsum.com so you can continue to receive our On Board e-newsletter.

Warren Barber
Technical Marketing Manager