D+D Print December 2013

D+D Print December 2013

Annual Technology Review

Assessing the Technology of Architectural Coatings

by Harold Hower

Six industry leaders offer their views on the state of architectural coatings, from how green is green to how clean is clean.

Good Technical Practice

Preparing Concrete for Rapid Coating Application

by Fred Goodwin, FICRI, FACI, and Frank Apicella, BASF Construction Chemicals

Fast-drying concrete mixtures and construction practices can help slash downtime and installation cost.

Of Rain and Roof and River

by Gary Henry

A case study shows how the green roof on a Jersey City apartment building lowers sewage levels in the Hackensack and Hudson Rivers.

Maintenance + Renovation

Gothic Revival

by Robert Fulmer, Fulmer Associates LLC

Due diligence redeems a failed historic roof restoration.


Editor's Note

Mushrooming Developments

by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief

Trending Now

by Gary Henry


All-Star Lineup Leads D+D 2014

Hot-Dip Galvanizing 101

Cold Steel, Hot Zinc

by Melissa Lindsley, American Galvanizers Association, and Joseph Langemeier, AZZ Galvanizing Services

Hot-dip galvanizing has long been a corrosion-control mainstay for steel in the construction industry. Here are basics.

Good Technical Practice

Clues to a Coating Failure

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

A consultant follows the facts to discover why perfectly good, recently applied paint fell from a new steel ceiling.

Picture This!

by Gary Henry

Green Roofs on the Empire State Building

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Paint BidTracker


NLB Corporation

Modern Safety Techniques

Sauereisen, Inc.

Strand’s Industrial Coatings


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