USG announced the availability of the 2009 Gypsum Construction Handbook. Designed to be a complete guide to the selection of building products, the handbook provides architects, contractors and other industry professionals the tools they need to ensure their work is the best it can be.

USG announced the availability of the 2009 Gypsum Construction Handbook. Designed to be a complete guide to the selection of building products, the handbook provides architects, contractors and other industry professionals the tools they need to ensure their work is the best it can be. Working with RSMeans and Reed Construction data, USG experts share strategic insights on the latest building products, designs and installation processes. By using this guide, building professionals can research products and issues to resolve new design challenges. New features include elements of building science and sustainability, including how readers can save time and money in design and construction. Additionally, the handbook helps building professionals understand critical construction and design elements such as building movement, fire resistance, heat transfer, sound transmission and vapor control. As with previous editions, the handbook details USG building product choices currently available in the market, along with system descriptions, construction methodologies and full data on accessories, tools, equipment and applications. For more information, visit www.remeans.com.