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D+D Spring 2017

 
D+D Spring 2017

Challenges Encountered with In-Process Cleaning and Painting of Buildings

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Get answers to questions regarding surface preparation, application and final thickness or appearance.


Moisture In CMUs: When Is It Safe To Paint?

by Zenith F. Czora, Crommelin

When it comes to concrete block, the successful coatings application often requires knowledge of the presence of moisture.


Tackling Graffiti With Technology

by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology

An arsenal of weapons — from removal methods to coatings — is available to help clean and protect surfaces from graffiti damage.


Beyond Airtightness: Factors To Consider When Selecting An Air Barrier

by Stanley Yee, Leed AP, Dow Corning Corporation

Get to know the available material options and how the materials will perform together as a system.


Suitable For Polish? Specifying A Finished Floor Surface

by John Kazalonis, Consultant

Approaching the issues involved with polished concrete from the contractor’s point of view may help a designer make the proper decision of whether to coat or polish the surface.


Building Consensus: How to Approach Moisture in Your Next Project

by Amy Woodall, Editor

Moisture intrusion is one of the biggest painting contractor concerns, and it’s important to resolve the problem before applying coatings.


Durability Of Silicone-Based Flat Roof Coatings

by Roy Cannon, Pecora Corporation

Silicone polymers reportedly boast an edge over other polymeric roofing materials in terms of UV and water resistance.


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2017 Building Envelope Resource Guide


   
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