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Articles (37)

Polyurea Plus Color Equals One Fantastic Makeover


Purple power, the name game, rust sleeps, and more.

Color Me Historic

by Sally Zimmerman

Knowing a home's vintage will give you an advantage.

Curb Appeal

by Sally Zimmerman

Here's your three-part secret to the right colors for any house, anytime.


Clothes encounters, texting, taxing, mood checks and more.

Effective formulas for the polymer floor

by Robert Cain and Eric Borglum, Key Resin Company

Performance success is driven by optimum mix of chemistry, composition, and applicati...

Advanced EIFS system delivers building upgrade

In addition to an attractive new look, former warehouse buildings get major boost in ...

'Market dynamics' cited in color forecast

Product Pipeline

Resurrecting an art-deco relic

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Iconic Minnesota skyscraper is transformed, but restoration program returns a stunnin...

The prospects for powder

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

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

Connecting via Color

by Barbara Jacobs, Barbara Jacobs Color and Design

The use of color represents a key design element in any commercial space, and is a si...

Product Pipeline

by JAC Staff

Roof Coatings - Commissioning a magnum opus for philharmonic center roof restoration

by JAC Staff

Visuals and performance both loomed large when the operators of the Naples, FL, Philh...

Volunteers spruce up Dallas nonprofit agencies

by JAC Staff

CSI formally introduces 'GreenFormat' web program

by JAC Staff

Powerful medicine

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The architects of the new Pittsburgh Children's Hospital employed vibrant colors, bol...

Coloring of concrete: Transforming a gray area

by Jamie Farny and Terry Collins, Portland Cement Association

Applying stains to concrete adds instant visual appeal to this popular building mater...

New Products

Color: Risk and reward

by William Rosbottom, Sto Corp.

Color is part of the world around us. So why should we feel a fear of flying with col...

Aiming for the fences (and the rest of the stadium)

by John C. Williams, HOK Sport+Venue+Event

A winning maintenance-coating game plan for sports facilities must take into account ...

Concrete Protection and Decoration - A different slant on treatments for tilt-up

by Lorella Angelini, BASF Building Systems

High-build coatings can provide decorative and protective advantages in applications ...

Waterproofing Paint

Department of corrections

Masonry-staining materials and techniques are used to resurrect the look of the origi...

Sherwin-Williams color system makes fashion debut in New York

The Sherwin-Williams Company formally announced the launch of its Concepts in Color p...

Doing the Charleston

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

A collection of Carolina-accented architectural paint hues known as the Colors of His...

Natural themes permeate PPG’s color-trends forecast

A connection to the natural world and its elements figures prominently in PPG Industr...

Pretty in paint

Awards spotlight use of color, patterns

Benjamin Moore recognizes outstanding use of color with second annual HUE Awards

Several major names in architecture - including Ettore Sottsass, Will Aslop, and Davi...

Sturm und drang, yin and yang: Color trends take cue from the times

Standard for recycled paint hailed as key to greater use

At Willow School, winds of change buffet the blueprint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The doctrine of respect for the environment is more than an element of the core curri...

Durability: Keeping up appearances

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Color, gloss measurements add science to the art of selecting coatings that will hold...

Color psychology: Mind-altering hues

by Joe Maty

This article explores the premise that “every color has an emotional association,” an...

Color and restoration: Putting the pieces together

by Jayson Helsel

Due to the importance of many historical structures, there is considerable interest i...

Aligning facilities tradition with education: Considering the big picture in charting coatings material and application strategies

by Peter Brown and Andrew Wilson

This review explores current directions in school planning and design and examines im...

Institute announces industry-government plan to develop projects, strategies for leftover paint

The Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, MA) recently announced an industry-governm...

New coatings VOC limits go into effect in Mid-Atlantic

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


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Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
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Hurricane Vacuums
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