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JAC May 2009

 
JAC May 2009

The many shades of green

Top Green Projects reflect the multifaceted nature of design and materials that contribute to sustainable-building objectives


Greener gambits in the antigraffiti game

by Peter Schmitt and Kathy Allen, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

R&D program produces water-borne polyurethane formulations that combine low VOCs, reduced gloss levels, and effective graffiti resistance


Expansion mechanism

by W. Casey West, StanChem Inc. and Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Combination of aesthetics, performance, and cost effectiveness broadens the horizons for use of intumescent fire-protective coatings


Plus...


Editor's Word

An adios, an invite, and an omission noted


Contributors

Contributors to the May2009 JAC


Passing the Test

Prescribing green measures in the practice of health care

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

LEED, Green Guide programs recommend detailed regimens of sustainable design, materials selection, and facility operation


Projects

Air barriers

by Douglas R. Sutherland, Bryan J. Boyle, and Kevin D. Knight, Retro-Specs Consultants Ltd.

Going retrofit: Upgrade of building envelope delivers remedy for ailing housing complex


News

Play ball! Wrigley marquee, scoreboard redecorated as 2009 season gets rolling


Product Pipeline


   

International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

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    Polyval Coatings
    POLYFLEX brand Polyurea

    high chemical resistant membranes are used extensively to protect our environment in secondary containment applications.


    LS Industries
    LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

    Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


    Simpson Strong-Tie
    Repair, Protect & Strengthen

    Need a coating? Turn to Fox. We have solutions to repair, protect and strengthen concrete, steel and wood substrates. Call 888-760-0369 or email info@foxind.com


    EDCO - Equipment Development Co. Inc.
    American Manufacturing

    Is coming back, is more competitive, and is higher
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    Corrosion Probe, Inc.
    From Detection to Correction

    Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at
    860-767-4402, www.cpiengineering.com


    Hempel (USA) Inc.
    HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS

    Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

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