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Insulation properties of gypsum board

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03-11-02, 08:16 AM   #1  
Insulation properties of gypsum board

Just curious, Does anyone know if 1/2" wallboard offers any R value by itself?

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03-11-02, 08:55 PM   #2  
In between R-2 and 3. but because of it's density of sheet raock, you would get condensation on the warm side of it, if you didn't have a dead air space between the sheet rock and the outside.

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