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USG Blog

USG Blog

Gain valuable insight from the most-trusted name in the industry with features on product performance, application how-tos, construction trends, and more!

alt The Growing Focus on Sustainability in the Roofing Industry
The commercial roofing industry is taking action on sustainability. Learn how USG prioritizes sustainable products and practices to address the needs of building owners and project stakeholders.
alt USG Blog: 2023 Year in Review
From our ambitious sustainability goals to the difference between Type X & Type C wallboard, here's a look back at the USG Blog's most-read articles from the past year.
alt Sound Attenuation in Mass Timber Construction
Discover how mass timber is revolutionizing construction with sustainability & cost-effectiveness, and how USG's mat solution exceeds code requirements for sound attenuation in mass timber structures.
alt Green is Good: Understanding Moisture- and Mold-Resistant Gypsum Panels
What is green board? Learn more about drywall moisture & mold resistance and how USG revolutionized gypsum panels with Mold Tough® technology in this article.
alt Prioritizing Wellness in Healthcare Design
Designing healthcare environments is complex. USG's single-manufacturer solutions prioritize patient well-being with safe, functional, and innovative products.
alt Transforming Our Footprint at USG
Learn how USG is leading the way in sustainability with our 2030 goals to transform our footprint, including reducing GHG emissions and utilizing renewable energy.
alt USG and IIDA Partner Up in Advance of NeoCon 2023
With NeoCon 2023 around the corner, dive into the dynamic partnership between USG & IIDA and how each company champions the A&D community through future-forward innovation.
alt The Science of Innovation: USG Corporate Innovation Center
USG brings innovation to the forefront of the construction manufacturing industry through research, development, and testing at the Corporate Innovation Center.
alt De-Mystifying Digital: USG Assembly Builder™ Plugin for Revit®
Design with Ease: USG Assembly Builder™ Plugin for Revit®. Simplify your workflow, specify accurate assemblies, and save time. Boost your efficiency now!
alt Raising the Ceiling in Roofing: USG Securock® Brand Roof Boards
Discover how USG Securock® Brand Roof Boards provide durability, resistance, and lightweight properties for superior performance that futureproofs your roof.
alt Panels Over Pour: USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels
Learn why USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Panels are the superior option over poured concrete. Reduce weight and save time & money on your next project with this innovative product.
alt De-Mystifying Digital: Designing with Acoustics in Mind
Architectural acoustics are hard to understand & even harder to communicate. USG's Virtual Acoustics Experience brings acoustical ceiling performance into focus.
alt Good as Gold: USG Takes Home CISCA Awards for Recent Ceilings Projects
Three recent USG Ceilings® projects were awarded during the CISCA 2023 Construction Excellence Awards. Learn how to define your space with USG Ceilings® here.
alt USG Celebrates Women in Construction, Roofing
USG is proud to observe Women in Construction Week, celebrating the women in the construction industry and encouraging others to make similar career moves.
alt USG at the Forefront of Innovative Roofing Solutions
USG Securock® Brand Roof Boards has remained a leader in the roofing industry for decades, continuously introducing new technologies and materials to push the industry forward.
alt De-Mystifying Digital: USG Ceiling Technix™
Face the challenges of specifying specialty ceilings with USG Ceiling Technix™, a Revit® Plugin that allows for quick & easy design without bloating your model.
alt Delivering a Circular Economy at USG
A healthier planet starts with a circular economy. Learn more about USG's ambitious plans to improve our existing waste collection and recycling processes.
alt USG Blog: 2022 Year in Review
From the history of Sheetrock® Brand to the difference between Type X & Type C wallboard, here's a look back at the USG Blog's most-read articles from the past year.
alt Elevating the Game with STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels can be installed as easily as drywall using common material handling tools, making them ideal for mezzanine construction.
alt The Origins of USG's Sheetrock® Brand
Sheetrock® Brand means drywall. If you want to learn the history of the drywall industry, you need to know the origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand.
alt The Origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand
Sheetrock® Brand means drywall. If you want to learn the history of the drywall industry, you need to know the origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand.
alt Optimizing Plant Operations Through Digital Innovation
Smart factories, machine learning, and digital innovation at USG has pushed the boundaries of what is possible and expected in the manufacturing industry.
alt Safety Spotlight: Putting Employees First
Safety first at USG means putting our employees first. Learn more about our commitment to safe work practices from the factory floor to the jobsite.
alt The Importance of Pouring Quality into Every Floor
It’s critical to put quality work into every flooring project, starting with the quality of the materials used. USG has you covered with a Levelrock® solution.
alt Adhesive Shortages Got You Stuck? The USG Solution is Genius™
USG has a solution to adhesive shortages: USG Durock™ Brand Genius™. Solvent-free and pressure-sensitive, this flooring adhesive is ready to ship to the jobsite.
alt Thinking Beyond the Building: USG Commits to 2030 Sustainability Goals
USG has focused sustainability efforts in four key areas to measure our growth and progress by 2030 in line with the Science Based Targets initiative.
alt Structurally Sound: USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels & Modular Construction
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels are ideal for modular construction. Learn how the strength & innovation behind these panels set projects up for success.
alt USG Commits to Sustainable Science Based Target Initiative
USG has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) joining over 2,000 businesses on a path towards reducing emissions in line with climate science.
alt Sustainable Certification Made Easy: The USG Sustainability Tool
The USG Sustainability Tool powered by ecomedes makes it easy to specify USG products that contribute towards green building certifications like LEED, WELL, and LBC.
alt Steering Digital Innovation in Construction Manufacturing
Since creating the iconic Sheetrock® Brand, USG has led innovation in construction manufacturing with sights now set on digital advancements & innovative tech.
alt USG Blog: 2021 Year in Review
From the difference between Type X & Type C wallboard to the current state of steel pricing, here's a look back at the USG Blog's best posts from the past year.
alt Building Together: Workforce Talent in the Construction Industry
Regarding the construction workforce shortage, CEO Chris Griffin offered insight at a recent USCC event to what USG is doing to address productivity challenges.
alt Made-to-Order Made Easy: USG Design Solutions
USG Design Solutions offers architects and designers an unprecedented solution to creating beautiful spaces with a pre-engineered, made-to-order ceiling system.
alt The Ins-and-Outs of Abuse and Impact Resistance: Five Things to Know
Gypsum panels for high-traffic areas can eliminate maintenance expenses over standard drywall. Keep reading to learn more about abuse and impact resistance.
alt Build Beautifully with Paraline® Baffles, True® Wood Panels
USG’s selection of metal and wood ceiling panels provides an eye-catching and high-performing solution to a recent project at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering.
alt Acoustics Matters: Designing in Harmony with Acoustics
Treat acoustics as an integral design component — embed human comfort in design, enhance invisible dimensions, and optimize integrated systems.
alt A Century of Unrivaled Performance
USG has over a century of innovation in joint compound, highlighted by cutting-edge products like Sheetrock® Brand Ultralightweight All-Purpose Joint Compound and more.
alt USG Brings European Design to Ceilings Portfolio
With new ceiling products born from European design, USG is primed to serve our customers with cutting-edge solutions. See what’s in store here.
alt Welcome to the USG Blog
The new USG Blog is your source for the latest on product features from the Sheetrock® and Durock® brands, industry news, and more.