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Drywall recommendations?

Jonah Griffith | Posted in Green Products and Materials on

I’ve been researching the various options for drywall and would love to get any thoughts or recommendations people might have. I’m trying to avoid buying into the latest drywall sales pitch, I.e. CertainTeed has a “airrenew” version of drywall and they registered the slogan:) maybe it’s real and I’m just too jaded by sales and marketing. Does anyone have experience with this drywall? It supposedly will take VOC out of the air in your home for 75 yrs.
Two other options are Georgia-Pacific, and USG. Both talk about recycled content and some panels have synthetic gypsum…not sure I trust what’s in that!
For a material that covers most of our interiors I’m surprised there’s not more green options. Just trying to make an informed decision on the best option for our 1200sq ft addition.

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  1. GBA Editor
    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Jonah,
    The GBA product guide has reviews of 6 drywall products, including CertainTeed AirRenew. Here is the link: Product Guide: Gypsum Board.

    1. Alan Afsari | | #2

      Hi Martin,

      The product guide link is broken. Can you fix it?

      Thanks
      Alan

      1. GBA Editor
        Martin Holladay | | #3

        Alan,
        The GBA web site no longer maintains a product guide. That said, here is the link you requested, courtesy of the Wayback Machine:
        Product Guide: Gypsum Board: AirRenew.

        1. Alan Afsari | | #4

          Thx!

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