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USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart® Panels Firecode® X Named A Top 10 Building Product

November 20, 2019

We’re proud that USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode® X (UL Type ULIX™) were named by BuildingGreen as one of the Top 10 Green Building Products for 2020. These annual awards recognize innovations in the building industry that positively contribute to sustainability and climate change now and in the years ahead.

“Our industry-leading reputation is built on more than 100 years of innovating to solve our customers’ biggest challenges,” said Brian Tauke, general manager for wallboard at USG. “Sheetrock® EcoSmart Panels are one example of how we’re addressing the architectural community’s desire for more sustainable building materials, while also delivering speed and ease of installation to contractors.”

USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode® X represent a revolution in wallboard manufacturing, using up to 25% less water to manufacture, reduce associated greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25%.

BuildingGreen honored USG at the annual Greenbuild Expo in Atlanta, Ga. on November 20. Its Top 10 Green Building Products awards identify products that significantly improve upon standard “business-as-usual” practices, reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, improving product life cycles, and as having a net-positive impact on society and the environment.

Click here for more information on USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels.