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Item: 141163

Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels

The world's most eco-friendly drywall, designed to have superior sag resistance.


    The industry’s lightest 1/2 in. wallboard is also the most sustainable.
    Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels represent a revolution in wallboard manufacturing, significantly reducing the need for natural resources and impact on the environment. These third-generation gypsum panels have been formulated to achieve all of the strength and performance characteristics as 1/2 in. Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels at a lower environmental impact and greater weight reduction. The panels are also designed to have superior sag resistance, eliminating the need for traditional 1/2 in. sag-resistant ceiling panels. Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350).

    Main Features

    Highly sustainable and ultralightweight 1/2 in. wall and ceiling gypsum panels for interior applications.
    • Up to 49% less global warming potential (GWP)*
    • Up to 43% less water used in the manufacturing process*
    • Up to 25% less weight reduces transportation fuel energy by up to 13%*
    • Up to 99% recycled content (regionally available)
    • Contains 100% USDA certified biobased content
    • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)
    • Meet ASTM C1396 specifications
    • International Code Council® (ICC®) Evaluation Service compliant for ceiling installations, ESR-3365

    * Compared to standard and lightweight 1/2 in. gypsum panels as presented in the Gypsum Association’s 1/2 in. Cradle-to-Gate Life Cycle Assessment with fresh water usage updated to be in accordance with ISO 14046.


    Submittal SheetPDF 344 KB


    • Anti Mold & Mildew Resistance No
    • Fire Resistance
      • Fire Rating Class A
    • Thermal Resistance No
    • ASTM Classification ASTM C1396; ASTM D3273-10


    • GREENGUARD Certification Yes

    Physical Data

    • Thickness (in.) 1/2
    • Edge Tapered Edge
    • Panel Size 48" x 8-16'

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