ISSN: 1999-8716

Keywords : building and hot climate


SPECIAL GYPSUM BOARD FOR USED AS INTERIOR WALL FINISH MATERIALS AT BAGHDAD CITY

Atif Ali Hasan

DIYALA JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 2016, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 24-37

The gypsum which use as a direct way for finishing wall surfaces have many defect, therefore a special gypsum board has been suggested. The thermal and constructional behavior of that board was investigated at Baghdad climate zone (33.2N°) during one year (2013) at 21th day of each month for 15 hour per day.
The test results showed that, the suggested gypsum board which consist of rough dust saw or feathery palm trees gives energy saving about 36% yearly