Bayshore High School Project Profile

Built just one mile from Sarasota Bay near the Gulf of Mexico in Florida, Bayshore High School needed to be a durable structure that could withstand the Florida climate and wind. A variety of USG products were chosen for the project because of their durability, ease of use and humidity resistance.  

Paraline® II Linear Metal Ceilings were used under the exterior soffits to accentuate the new barrel-vaulted, rolled ceiling in the entryway and were chosen because of their quick and easy installation and durability that would withstand high winds during hurricane season. Radar™ ClimaPlus® Ceiling Panels in the Donn® DX® Suspension System were installed in classrooms and were chosen for their humidity resistance. 

Sheetrock® ClimaPlus Lay-in Ceiling Tile (vinyl) on the Donn® DX® Suspension System provided humidity resistance and met federal food processing area requirements for ceilings in the kitchen and food preparation areas. The drywall contractor chose Sheetrock® Paper-Faced Metal Bead and Trim, specifically for their ease of use, to create drywall partitions over metal studs. Many USG products were used on this project and all proved to be comprehensive, compatible and reliable.

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People Involved

Long & Associates, Inc Architect

Steve Stowell, Acousti Engineering Company of Florida Acoustical Ceiling Contractor

Robert Luker, Gulf Coast Plastering and Drywall Inc. Drywall Contractor

Special Factors

Withstand Florida's hurricane season, take advantage of the natural light and warm temperatures