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JAC May 2008

 
JAC May 2008

Special Report

Choosing from a crowded field

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The JAC invitation for "Top Green Coatings Picks" generated responses on many other interesting and significant project, which are reviewed here.


Green and Golden

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

JAC’s ‘Top Picks’ reflect evolution of sustainable design and building - and the diverse contributions made by coatings and related materials.


Green Building 101: The paint and coatings track

by Paul Nutcher, Green Apple Group LLC

This review of green building and its implications for paint and coatings examines the impact of sustainable-rating programs - such as LEED - on contractors, architects, specifiers, building owners, and product manufacturers.


Plus...


Editor's Word

And now, a sampling of the many shades of Green

by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


Contributors


Passing the Test

Durability - The Changing World of Wood

by Allen Zielnik, Atlast Material Testing Technology LLC

The evolution of wood substrates and coatings adds to the complexity of evaluating coating performance.


Fire protection, fast

by Bill Dempster, International Paint LLC

The factory-application process for intumescent coatings can contribute to an accelerated construction timetable.


News

Hanley-Wood acquires TFM Show

Event to run concurrent with CONSTRUCT beginning in 2009.


Getting It Right

Intumescent paints: High-tech defense mechanism

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Key factors in the selection and use of fire-protective coatings for structural steel.


Product Pipeline


The roofing outlook: Cooling trend to continue

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Impending changes in ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and new provisions in California Title 24 point to accelerated growth in the cool-roof-coatings market; JAC highlights top green roof-coatings projects.


   

Sherwin-Williams
Nova-Plate® 325

• Extends Service Life
• Single Coat Application
• Cure to Service in 24 Hours


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
    GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

    The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.


    Greener Blast Technologies
    Reinventing the Blasting Industry

    Greener Blast Technology, Inc. manufactures the most effective slurry blasting system available on the market to date.


    Spider, a Division of SafeWorks, LLC
    Spider’s Competent Person Training

    What will Spider’s CPT class do for you?
    • OSHA compliance
    • Increased productivity
    • Improved safety
       awareness
    • Fewer accident-related
       costs
    Call 877-774-3370 or click for classes near you.


    SAFE Systems, Inc.
    SAFE Systems'
    Blast Lights &
    Deadman Switches

    Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.


    NLB Corporation
    Handheld VertaJet™ for concrete or steel

    Ergonomic VertaJet from NLB boosts surface prep productivity. See how rotating 40,000 psi water jets strip a 6” path and get into corners, with vacuum recovery.

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