Defending Against Weather: Fiberglass Mat-Faced Gypsum Board

Continental Weather

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the characteristics and benefits of fiberglass mat-faced gypsum board and its relation to weather protection, moisture/mold resistance, and fire resistance.
  2. Identify the product standard for each of the three board types:
    • Sheathing
    • Shaftliner
    • Interior

    3. Understand how each of the three boards improves the health, safety, and welfare of any project and its occupants through:

    • Improved mold resistance testing and standards
    • Improved fire ratings
    4. Explain the gypsum board contribution to LEED V4.

Defending Against Weather: Fiberglass Mat-Faced Gypsum Board

4.72 out of 5 based on 36 customer ratings
(36 customer reviews)

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Learn about fiberglass mat-faced gypsum products including their applications and advantages.

Credits: 1 AIA HSW + 1 USGBC/GBCI + 1 AIBC Core LU + 1 AAA Structured LU

Length: 1h

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Product Description

This presentation features fiberglass mat-faced gypsum products including their applications and advantages. The course will discuss how this gypsum board defends against weather conditions and improves the health, safety, and welfare of any project and its occupant’s thanks to improved fire ratings and indoor air quality.

The presentation takes a close examination of each product category along with its unique ASTM standards. Even though all the products specified in this course feature fiberglass mat, their benefits vary based on application.

36 reviews for Defending Against Weather: Fiberglass Mat-Faced Gypsum Board

  1. ogiepunzal@yahoo.com
    5 out of 5

    Thank you for this valuable information.

  2. Mayia Boytcheva-Entcheva
    5 out of 5

    Loved it!

  3. ROBERTO HERNANDEZ
    5 out of 5

  4. everettmd@comcast.net
    4 out of 5

  5. Avu Chokalingam
    5 out of 5

    Excellent Course

  6. Lee John
    5 out of 5

    Great!

  7. Fangliang Shen
    5 out of 5

    Good tutorial. Thanks!

  8. Caroline Storm
    4 out of 5

  9. Michele Tarulli
    4 out of 5

    Comprehensive presentation

  10. Adalbert Albu
    5 out of 5

  11. Adalbert Albu
    5 out of 5

    Interesting

  12. gabriella Zsiros
    5 out of 5

    very valuable information how to use fiberglass mat faced gypsum board on the building envelope and also inside for tenant sepearation wall

  13. jacob.marzolf@gmail.com
    5 out of 5

  14. Rich Polan
    5 out of 5

    Informative…

  15. mingkye@hotmail.com
    5 out of 5

    it was very informative

  16. Curtis Buck
    5 out of 5

  17. ncsuiuc@gmail.com
    5 out of 5

    great lecture

  18. Sutton Cheryl
    4 out of 5

    Very informative and easy to follow

  19. Edmundo Covarrubias
    3 out of 5

    thanks

  20. edicioccio@dahlingroup.com
    5 out of 5

  21. Phil Callison
    5 out of 5

    good course

  22. Keith Peacock
    5 out of 5

    very informative

  23. Rob Fornataro
    5 out of 5

  24. CHCARCH@GMAIL.COM
    5 out of 5

    Very helpful course!

  25. Amonet Hanna
    4 out of 5

  26. mei.jia@me.com
    5 out of 5

  27. alvyn.cheong@aecom.com
    5 out of 5

  28. zmosharraf1@aol.com
    5 out of 5

    thanks – good information

  29. Thomas Anglim
    5 out of 5

  30. agent@entelen.com
    3 out of 5

    Basic level of info

  31. rdelgado2@austin.rr.com
    5 out of 5

    Very informative course!

  32. Gil Stewart
    5 out of 5

    Very good

  33. Keith Jasinski
    4 out of 5

    Interesting. Would like to know more about the process to seal the exterior to meet the warranty.

  34. dfranco1276@hotmail.com
    5 out of 5

  35. bhirdes@yahoo.com
    5 out of 5

    great

  36. sungze@gmail.com
    5 out of 5

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