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D+D Fall 2017

D+D Fall 2017

In This Issue...

Industry Forum

Industry Impressions 2017

by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design

Industry representatives explore the state of the paint and coatings industry in 2017 and discuss expectations for the coming year in terms of market growth, challenges and opportunities.

Color + Design

2018 Color Forecast

by Brandy Hadden, D+D News

See the color palettes several major paint and coatings manufacturers expect will dominate paint and design schemes in 2018, with plus practical insights from color and design experts.

Profiles in Coatings Excellence: Presenting the Winners of the 2017 D+D Elevation Awards

by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design

Meet this year’s award winners and discover what made their projects stand out — plus the overall Judges' Choice Award winner is revealed.

Coatings Technology

Fire Resistance — It's Not As Easy As It Looks

by Bill McHugh, Firestop Contractors International Association

Understanding the complexity involved in achieving effective fire-resistance-rated assemblies.

Good Technical Practice

Problem Solved: My Paint Looks Bad — Can I Prove It Has Faded?

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.

Is there a way to prove the paint on your building has faded and become dull, and if it has, do you have any recourse?



Looking Forward to 2018


D+D Online Features

Directories/Buying Guides

2017 Roof Coatings Resource Guide

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!

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.


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