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From improved building performance and durability to aesthetics and ease of use, advancements in coatings technology check off a number of functional requirements. This month, D+D In Depth explores what’s been happening in the world of cool-roof coatings, as well as how hospitality venues are utilizing EIFS. We also look at coatings for wood substrates with features on site-applied waterborne UV-curable wood floor coatings and trends in the exterior wood care market. — AMY WOODALL, EDITOR

2017: A Look at the Past and Future of
Cool-Roof Coatings

BY KURT SCHWAHN, ANVIL PAINTS & COATINGS INC.

In the past 20 years, the search for cooler, safer, longer-lasting roof coatings has gone from the drawing board to the scientific testing laboratory to the stocked-and-ready shelves of home improvement and building supply stores across the nation. Learn more about all the recent ways cool-roof coatings are keeping their cool.


A Waterborne UV Wood Coating That Goes with the Grain in a Unique, Sustainable Floor

BY STEVEN REINSTADTLER AND ROBERT WADE, COVESTRO LLC

The evolution of water-based UV-cured wood coating technology has led to the availability of site-applied UV wood floor coatings that replicate the abrasion and stain resistance of their OEM-applied counterparts. This feature covers performance properties and application techniques.


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From the Initial Look to Future Considerations: Why EIFS Has Become a Popular Choice for Hotels and Resorts

BY SCOTT ROBINSON, EIFS INDUSTRY MEMBERS ASSOCIATION (EIMA)

When owners and designers select exterior building finishes for hotels and resorts, appearance is a top concern, but energy codes, budget and regional weather conditions also affect their choices. Exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) offer a viable solution, as shown in several examples.


The Exterior Wood Care Industry: An Insider’s Look

BY MIKE KOZLOWSKI, THOMPSON’S WATERSEAL

Consumer trends, the housing market and the economy play significant roles in the progress and performance of the exterior wood coatings industry. Take a deep dive into the state of the business and find out which customer requirements and product preferences are driving growth and innovation for the future.



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