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Item: 141166

Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode 30®

Highly sustainable and ultralightweight 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) wall and ceiling gypsum panels for interior applications

Available Product Options

Thickness: 5/8 in.

Width: 48 in.


Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode 30® (UL Type FC30) represent a revolution in wallboard manufacturing, significantly reducing the need for natural resources and impact on the environment. These lightweight 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) gypsum panels have been formulated to achieve all of the strength and physical performance characteristics as standard 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels at a lower environmental impact and reduced weight. They feature an innovative, engineered gypsum core and proprietary face and back papers that form a high strength-to-weight ratio composite design. The noncombustible core is encased in 100% recycled face and back papers. The panels are UL Classified for fire resistance and can be used in any UL Design in which Type FC30 panels are listed. On the face along the long edge of each panel, the UL Type Designation is printed for easy identification by building inspectors.

Main Features

  • Meet Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products
    — Up to 27% less global warming potential (GWP)*
    — Up to 28% less water used in the manufacturing process*
    — Up to 30% less weight reduces transportation fuel energy by up to 20%*
  • Living Building Challenge™ Red List Free
  • Contains 100% USDA certified biobased content
  • Up to 97.3% recycled content (regionally available)
  • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)
  • USGBC® LEED® v4—may assist in achieving additional credits
  • UL Classification as to fire resistance—30-minute and 1-hour fire-rated walls
  • Comply with ASTM C1396 specifications for 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) non-Type X gypsum wallboard
  • Comparable strength, sag and impact resistance to standard 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) Type X
* Compared to standard 5/8 in. Type X gypsum panels as presented in the Gypsum Association’s 5/8 in. Type X Environmental Product Declaration (FPI/GA/01/2014) with fresh water usage updated to be in accordance with ISO 14046.


  • Administrative Offices
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Classrooms
  • Department Stores and Boutiques
  • Dormitories
  • Galleries and Exhibit Spaces
  • Lobbies and Reception Areas
  • Mall Interior Spaces
  • Open Plan Offices
  • Single-Family Residential
  • Traditional Offices


Submittal Sheet PDF 427.8 KB


  • Mold & Mildew Resistance No
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Regular
  • ASTM Type ASTM C1396


  • GREENGUARD Certification Yes
  • Bio Based Yes

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 5/8
  • Color White
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 48 in. x 8-16 ft.

Documents & Files

Data/Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 427.8 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOCX 128.2 KB

White Papers

White Paper (English) PDF 729.3 KB
Sell Sheet (English) PDF 575.4 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 12.7 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 3.9 MB

Project Profiles

Project Profiles (English) PDF 2.0 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

selector-guide (English) PDF 10.6 MB
Installation Guide (English) PDF 7.4 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 85.2 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 87.6 KB

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