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Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


Biosourced and Renewable Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by C. Lefevre, M. Wenkin, M.H. Delvaux, Coatings Research Institute (CoRI)

In the paint market today, the use of bio-based products creates new challenges for p...


International Presence at World's Largest Coatings Show

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL


Sustainability in Coatings: A Review of Recent Reports

from JPCL, June 2012 ; by Brian Goldie

The author summarizes several presentations related to future raw material supplies f...


Green Takes the Gold: PWC's first Green Awards

from PWC, May/June 2010

Yes, green products are durable. No, they're not more expensive. And, boy, are they ...


Green That Gets It Done

from PWC, November 2009 ; by Cynthia A. Challener

Today's ecofriendly coatings can deliver top-notch results. Here's how. Also: Wha...


The green revolution enters the antimicrobial fray

from JAC, August/September 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Heightened awareness of threats to health, safety, and air quality cast a different l...


What’s New in Environmentally Friendly Coating Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author discusses trends in “green” raw materials that were introduced to the coat...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, May 2009


The many shades of green

from JAC, May 2009

Top Green Projects reflect the multifaceted nature of design and materials that contr...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, March/April 2009


The prospects for powder

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The coatings technology gets points for its 'green' profile and resistance properties...


Taking cool to the next level

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology

Heat-deflecting technologies aren't relegated to the roof, as coatings makers, users ...


The air-barrier express hits a curve, but rolls on

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Due to an error in production, the Editor's Word column on page 2 of the August-Septe...


And now, a sampling of the many shades of Green

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


Choosing from a crowded field

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The JAC invitation for "Top Green Coatings Picks" generated responses on many other i...


Green and Golden

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

JAC’s ‘Top Picks’ reflect evolution of sustainable design and building - and the dive...


Green Building 101: The paint and coatings track

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Paul Nutcher, Green Apple Group LLC

This review of green building and its implications for paint and coatings examines th...


Polished concrete: Gaining traction in the green-building arena

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Greg Schwietz, L&M Construction Chemicals

A polished concrete floor system, when viewed as a whole, can help increase the energ...


Like wow: A lesson on cool and green in L.A.

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC

Like wow: A lesson on cool and green in L.A.


Waterproofing-membrane brochure

from JAC, January/February 2008

Kemper System Inc. issued a brochure offering information on the specification of Kem...


Having a say on Green Seal’s revised GS-11 paint standard

from JAC, August/September 2007 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

You know what’s great about living and working in this "green" revolution era in desi...


Cool wall joins cool roof as demand grows for climate change in building and design

from JAC, April/May 2007

In the warp-speed-evolving world of green and sustainable building and design, cool i...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April/May 2007

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.


Finding the way to LCA

from JAC, April/May 2007 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

In the rapidly expanding universe of green and sustainable design and construction, l...


Fluoroppolymer-coatings technology takes the plunge into waterborne chemistry

from JAC, April/May 2007

If it is conceded that the concept of sustainability in design and construction shoul...


Green Coatings Company Profiles

from JAC, April/May 2007

List of companies participating in “Green Coatings Product Survey”.


Pausing for reflection: Company’s shrine to sustainability serves as rooftop ‘laboratory’

from JAC, April/May 2007

ERSystems, a Rockford, MN-based maker of roof coatings, and its sister company, Prair...


Office Buildings - Office greenery

from JAC, January/February 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The Capitol East End Complex, Block 225 in Sacramento cast a different light on green...


Second opinions

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The Green Guide for Health Care is adding a new dimension to design approaches and ma...


The environment is right to sustain a debate on the entire ‘green’ spectrum

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

It appears that more and more of the discussion about “green” and “sustainable” desig...


Chill factor: Cool-roof fever is catching on

from JAC, April/May 2006

Up on the roof, it’s green to be cool. Reflectivity, emissivity, and lighter colors a...


Durability: Grading of the green

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Do eco-friendly coatings measure up in the performance exam? The subject may require ...


Green Coatings Company Profiles

from JAC, April/May 2006

Company Profile List


Green Coatings Directory

from JAC, April/May 2006

Manufacturers of architectural coatings were invited to complete a“Green Coatings Pro...


Green takes a new hue

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

For all our attributes as an amazingly innovative, creative, and resourceful people, ...


Platinum jewel

from JAC, April/May 2006

The Alberici Corporation headquarters building in St. Louis, recipient of the LEED Pl...


Air Barriers 101: Basic theory and design

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by John Edgar, Sto Corp.

Key topics addressed include the differences in barrier types, water and moisture con...


Gehry, associates to discuss ‘Building Information Model’ at CSI Show keynote program

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

Renowned architect Frank Gehry and two associates will discuss the “Building Informat...


Multidimensional defines the shape of green things to come

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

Everywhere you turn, things are coming up green


AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

from JAC, October 2005

In response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the need for massive rebuilding, th...


Cool house, warm wood

from JAC, July 2005 ; by David Hertz

Architect Hertz relates how he integrated design and finishing concepts in creating a...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April 2005

Manufacturers known to supply architectural coatings were invited to complete a “Gree...


Dreams of 'green' peace and other Utopian notions

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Collaborative effort required to fix certification system for green coatings


Ecomania: Special Report on Green Coatings

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Methods of certifying coatings as “green” are described and critiqued by architects, ...


USGBC issues draft of new LEED system for new construction

from JAC, April 2005

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently issued a “first public-comment draft...


New coatings VOC limits go into effect in Mid-Atlantic

from JAC, January 2005

WASHINGTON—New volatile organic compound (VOC) limits on architectural and industrial...


 
 
   

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