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Relax with a Cool-Colored Wall, or Not?

From Sketches by Jill M. Speegle
Posted on 3/23/2017

What Don’t You Know?

From Let's Fix Construction by Letsfixconstruction.com
Posted on 3/3/2017

Color Champion: Frank Stella

From Life in Color by Jill Pilaroscia
Posted on 1/13/2017

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To preserve Canada’s Grand Théâtre de Québec yet not disrupt the building itself, the plan is to construct a glass casing about 6 feet from the concrete lining around the entire perimeter of the building. Do you think this is a good solution?

July 31 to August 4, 2017

The recently completed U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis features transparent glass on its facade that could injure or kill birds in collisions, according to critics. The National Football League’s Vikings and stadium officials have decided to fund a $300,000 scientific bird study to determine the extent of the problem, if any, before installing any sort of bird deterrent. Good or bad decision?

August 28 to September 3, 2016

Do color forecasts and trends affect how you choose paint colors for design or renovation projects?

July 15 to July 22, 2016

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In Transit — Materials Selection for Transportation Terminals


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

D+D Fall 2017 - Amy Woodall, Durability + Design

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

D+D In Depth September 2017 - Steven Reinstadtler and Robert Wade, Covestro LLC

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Events (12)

NeoCon 2016

June 13 - June 15, 2016

Concrete Decor Show

September 28 - October 2, 2015

SDP Conference & Expo

May 11 - May 16, 2015

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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

Digital Facilities Corporation
Manage Paving and Hard Scape Inventories with
FM-Pro™ is designed with a comprehensive paving asset area module to inventory and manage paving and hardscape areas, including system details, and is suited for building owners, paving service providers, consultants, and product suppliers.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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!


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