Message - Re: double drywall as thermal mass

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Posted by  d on October 15, 2002 at 11:23:15:

In Reply to:  double drywall as thermal mass posted by gd on October 15, 2002 at 06:27:16:

In my experience-drywall in basement is not good because, as Manuel remarks, the cardboard seems liable to mildew, so double-thick might mean double trouble....
I have had some success with compressed cement-fibreglass or bonded cementitious boards, which, though apparently intended for shower-walls, etc. also seem perhaps useable as wallboard in damp areas....

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