NGC Construction Guide


Your guide for building a better future

Featuring product information, installation instructions, and technical guidance, the 15th edition of the NGC Construction Guideis now available as an essential resource for architects, contractors, dealers, distributors, and others in the construction industry.

NGC Construction Guide

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Access more than 300 pages of comprehensive information about products and systems provided by National Gypsum and the technical information needed to use them.

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3 reasons to download the NGC Construction Guide

The NGC Construction Guide is an essential reference guide for experienced construction professionals and a training resource for industry novices who want the latest product and technical information. The NGC Blog shares three reasons you should download your copy today.

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Technical Guides

Comprehensive resource guides on demand

In addition to the NGC Construction Guide, National Gypsum offers a series of technical guides that have proven to be trusted resources for architects, inspectors, contractors and builders. Contact your construction design manager or sales representative to request hard copies or click below to download.

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Technical Guide


The PURPLE Book® is the industry’s leading resource for fire-rated assemblies in commercial construction.

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The SoundBook

The SoundBook® provides technical details for acoustical assemblies and drawings of real-world sound-rated designs.

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The Wood Book

The Wood Book is your comprehensive construction guide for fire-rated assemblies in wood-frame construction.

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