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D+D Summer 2017

 
D+D Summer 2017

Celebrating Coatings Excellence: A Closer Look at the 2017 D+D Elevation Awards

by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design, and Brandy Hadden, D+D News

AWARDS PREVIEW: For the inaugural year of the Elevation Awards competition, D+D is featuring 14 nominated projects vying for recognition of excellence in coatings application in eight technical and aesthetic categories.


Good Technical Practice

Problem Solved: Taking Control of Preexisting Conditions

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.

What should contractors do before starting work to reduce the possibility that existing building conditions could come back to haunt them?


Coatings Technology

Leveraging Paint Technology to Create Healthy Living Environments

by Veronica Arcaroli, Benjamin Moore

Selecting a paint system for any project goes far beyond the color- and design-related decisions most clients are concerned with. Now specifiers should also be aware of how coating selection can contribute to healthier and safer environments.


Conference Preview

Understanding Coatings, Water Repellents, and Air Barrier Performance: An Introduction to the Material Selection Conference

by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design

If your work requires an understanding of the capability of coatings to manage moisture intrusion into exterior walls, or of liquid-applied air barriers to limit heat, air and moisture transport through walls, see how the workshops and manufacturer discussions at the inaugural Material Selection Conference can arm you with practical knowledge you can put to use right away.


Materials Technology

Construct 2017: A Preview from the Exhibit Hall

CONSTRUCT 2017, sponsored by CSI, the only trade show and conference dedicated to the commercial building industry, will take place September 13-15 in Providence, Rhode Island. The following products will be on display in the CONSTRUCT exhibition hall.


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Perspective

See You In September


News

D+D Online Features


Directories/Buying Guides

2017 Coatings Technology Resource Guide


   
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Pratt & Lambert Paints
 
Trusted Performance with Proven Results
 
Pratt & Lambert’s finest, Accolade® Premium Paint & Primer, applies flawlessly with superb hide and long-lasting durability for great results, every time.
 

 
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
    atlas.info@ametek.com
 

 
RCI, Inc.
 
RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium
 
November 13-14, 2017 | Orlando, Florida | Learn valuable design and repair insights from 20 leading design experts. RCI, Inc. is an AIA LU provider. Learn more.
 

 
A&I Coatings
 
Vitreflon – the hallmark of colour stable protective coatings
 
Vitreflon two pack fluoropolymer coatings display unsurpassed colour and gloss retention making Vitreflon the coating of choice for high value infrastructure and architecture. Contact us today to find out how Vitreflon can outperform on your next project. Vitreflon distributorships available.
 

 
LATICRETE International, Inc.
 
SPARTACOTE Flex PURE Clinical Plus Coatings
 
Equipped with antimicrobial technology, fast-cure systems and high-traction features. Ideal for demanding environments. Customizable colors and textures.
 

 
 

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