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Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Developments in architectural coating technologies and air barrier systems are concepts that will star in a pair of upcoming webinars offered by Durability + Design.

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D+D's engaging web-based sessions offer expert guidance on important architectural coatings topics.

The free webinars, “Innovative Coating Technology Series: Developments in Fire-resistant Architectural Coatings” and “Air Barrier Systems: Silicone Solutions to Reduce Building Air Infiltration” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon (EST) / 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (PT) Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Thursday, Dec. 8, respectively.

Participants can earn AIA-sanctioned Learning Units for attending these programs.

Intumescent Instruction

KTA-Tator Inc.’s Jayson Helsel will deliver the first webinar, which will offer a general overview of intumescent coatings and how they function. The webinar will also discuss fire rating classifications, describe different coating options and characteristics, and more.

Helsel is a senior coatings consultant, a registered professional engineer, an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist, SSPC Certified Concrete Coatings Inspector, and a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector. Among his duties at KTA, Helsel manages coating projects, performs failure investigations and coating surveys and writes coating specifications.

Click here to register for free.

Air Barrier Know-How

The Dec. 8 webinar will be presented by Jongmin Kim, facade design specialist at Dow Corning. The webinar will cover basic information regarding air barriers; identify key areas within a wall system; discuss the various options for sealing penetration and transitions to create a complete system; and more.

Kim joined Dow Corning in 2014 after spending 20 years as the lead architect for several well-known architecture firms in New York City. He specializes in residential and commercial projects.

Click here to register for free.

This webinar is sponsored by Dow Corning.

To see a listing of upcoming and archived webinar presentations visit


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