Serious Materials Introduces Energy-Saving Drywall

Serious Materials has released a new line of ThermaRock drywall, designed to reduce energy costs up to 30 percent.The product, ThermaRock XI, offers an R-value ranging from R2.5 to R4.1, which reportedly reduces heat transfer through exterior walls. A low-density, high-performance material, aerogel, is incorporated into the panel.ThermaRock XI is available in gypsum and magnesium oxide versions, and is 5/8-in. thick, 4-ft. wide and 8-, 9- or 10-ft. long.