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D+D April 2014

D+D April 2014

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Coatings Technology

Sustainable Coatings: Shifting the Paradigm

by Steven Danielpour, HOK

New technologies and processes will help deliver the innovations needed to respond to mankind’s greatest challenges, says HOK’s firm-wide director of specifications.

Maintenance + Renovation

Capitol Challenge

by William Waterston, AIA, RRC, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates; and Barbara Thornton, AIA, Brewster Thornton Group Architects

Conservators battle water intrusion at the Rhode Island Statehouse.

Retrofit Put to the Test

by Brian H. Neely, AIA, NCARB, CDT, and Joshua T. Hogan, E.I.T., CDT, Gale Associates Inc.

Testing shows where a building envelope retrofit succeeds and where opportunities remain.




by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief


Coatings A to Zielnik

Cool Roofs, Hot Paybacks?

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

While warm, sunny climates will see fastest returns, in most cases cool roofs make economic sense in colder locations, too.

Good Technical Practice

Why New Coatings Fail on Old Concrete Floors

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

From testing to application, shortcuts aren’t an option.

D+D Conference

Exhibitor Showcase

Picture This!

Starry, Starry Sky

by Gary Henry

Digital Facilities Corporation
Manage the Building Envelope
FM-Pro™ is designed to inventory and manage Building Envelope asset information and is suited for building owners, asset area consultants, and product suppliers.

PPG Paints
This high-hiding, low-VOC, low-odor paint enables a space to be painted while occupied and delivers the durable product performance professionals require.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!

EMME Controls
EMME (Energy Management Made Easy)
• Achieve a zone in every room for 1/2 the cost
• Save up to 40% in energy consumption
• Works in any size building
• Can be installed in as little as a few days without remodeling
• Comfort results guaranteed in writing

Keim Mineral Coatings
Mineral Silicate Paints + Stains Fuse to Concrete
• Forms permanent chemical bonds
• Becomes part of the concrete
• Will never peel
• Looks completely natural

Garland Company
Architectural Wall Coating Damproofs and Beautifies
Tuff-Coat™ multi-functional coating bridges hairline cracks, hides stains and discoloration, and reduces wall temperature, increasing the wall's life cycle.

Dow Coating Materials
Need smooth, durable and appealing coatings?
Dow Corning® 52 Additive improves abrasion resistance & slip in:
• Waterborne paints, inks &
• Wood coatings
• OPVs
• Exterior & interior paints
Samples available.

Shield Industries, Inc
FireGuard® E-84 Intumescent Coating - Shield Industries, Inc
Trust the certified protection of the industry’s most innovative intumescent coating FireGuard® E-84 to provide you with the 1 and 2 hour fire ratings you need.

Atlas Material Testing Technology
Helping You Put Your Products To The Test
  • Outdoor Accelerated Weathering
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Accelerated Weathering Instruments

  • www.atlas-mts.com


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