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D+D April 2014

 
D+D April 2014


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Coatings Technology

Sustainable Coatings: Shifting the Paradigm

by Steven Danielpour, HOK

New technologies and processes will help deliver the innovations needed to respond to mankind’s greatest challenges, says HOK’s firm-wide director of specifications.


Maintenance + Renovation

Capitol Challenge

by William Waterston, AIA, RRC, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates; and Barbara Thornton, AIA, Brewster Thornton Group Architects

Conservators battle water intrusion at the Rhode Island Statehouse.


Retrofit Put to the Test

by Brian H. Neely, AIA, NCARB, CDT, and Joshua T. Hogan, E.I.T., CDT, Gale Associates Inc.

Testing shows where a building envelope retrofit succeeds and where opportunities remain.


Plus...


Perspective

"Norm!"

by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief


News


Coatings A to Zielnik

Cool Roofs, Hot Paybacks?

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

While warm, sunny climates will see fastest returns, in most cases cool roofs make economic sense in colder locations, too.


Good Technical Practice

Why New Coatings Fail on Old Concrete Floors

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

From testing to application, shortcuts aren’t an option.


D+D Conference

Exhibitor Showcase


Picture This!

Starry, Starry Sky

by Gary Henry


   
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EMME Controls
 
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