On Board with National Gypsum - May 2015
   How To Design Around
Complex Fire Assemblies

Thad Goodman and Scott Hughes

Are you stumped over complex fire-rated building assemblies? Would you like a tool that helps make it easier? We offer answers and close to 100 detailed drawings in one single technical resource.

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The Purple Book Has Answers

The Purple Book™ provides helpful, detailed information about complex fire-rated assemblies in commercial construction. Check it out if you haven't already!

Sarasota Power Haus
Sarasota Power Haus
Project: Sarasota Power Haus, Sarasota, Florida
Owner: Private Residence
Architect: Josh Wynne Construction
LEED: 2011 LEED Project Of The Year (Platinum)

National Gypsum's Gold Bond® BRAND XP® Gypsum Board,
ProForm® BRAND All Purpose Ready Mix Joint Compound, and
PermaBase® BRAND Cement Board were all integrated into this GREEN home.
This stunning and sustainable private residence scored 118 LEED points, the highest ever awarded for a new house. The house, which features an open floor plan with ceiling fans throughout, was also carefully designed and situated to take advantage of large trees that provide plenty of shade.

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Continuing Education
As founding architect Thomas Jefferson was known to say, "Never put off for tomorrow what you can do today." Fulfill your CEUs now by clicking on our online continuing education courses. This month, we recommend:


Finishing Gypsum Board:
Appearance and Indoor Air Quality

1 hour/1 AIA/CES Learning Unit

Gypsum’s Role in Earning Points in
LEED v4 EQ, and Other Credits

1 hour/1 GBCI/CES Learning Unit

Need A Joint Compound That Weighs 40% Less?
Watch why ProForm® BRAND Ultra Lite All Purpose Joint Compound could become your new best friend –

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CONTACT US

To learn more about our products, visit nationalgypsum.com To schedule 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 On Board e-newsletter.

Warren Barber
Technical Marketing Manager