How Many Times Can I Repaint the
Exterior of My Building?

From JPCL, January 2017

By Kevin Brown, Harold DeCelle, and Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.


The number of times a building can be repainted before permeance becomes a problem likely depends on a number of factors, including regional climate. WUFI simulation modeling is a tool that can help identify risks related to coating types and repainting scenarios on a building-specific basis. ...


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Tagged categories: ASHRAE; Barrier coatings; Building pressure; Concrete masonry units (CMU); Exposure conditions; Exterior coatings; Exterior Wall Coatings; Humidity and moisture; Kenneth A. Trimber; KTA-Tator; Life cycle; Maintenance + Renovation; Maintenance coating work; Maintenance programs; Masonry; Masonry coatings; Moisture management; moisture vapor transmission (MVT); Paint application; Paint Exposures; Permeability; permeance; Spray polyurethane foam; Tools & Equipment - Commercial; Walls; WUFI

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