USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels

The industry’s lightest 1/2 in. wallboard is also the most sustainable.

USG 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. USG 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. USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350).  

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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)
  • 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 (pending)

 

* 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.

Customer Service Center
1-800-950-3839
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

USG4YOU Tech Support
1-800-USG4YOU (1-800-874-4968)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

Email USG Technical Support

Design & Specification
Assistance
Find your local architectural representative