Free Webinar to Hone Specs Appeal


Industrial painting projects are only as good as the specifications that guide them. But how do you prepare an effective specification that will help the contractor succeed?

That is the focus of "Developing and Administering an Effective Coating Specification," a free upcoming JPCL/SSPC webinar to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET (5 to 6 p.m. CET) Feb. 18.

The webinar will be presented by industry leader L. Skip Vernon, owner of Coating & Lining Technologies Inc. and president-elect of SSPC.

The webinar is part of the 2015 JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series.

What You'll Learn

This webinar will describe best practices for preparing and administering a quality specification for applying protective coatings and linings to industrial structures.

A well-prepared, well-administered specification helps ensure that the contractor performs the work required in the allotted time. The presentation will focus on developing appropriate requirements for applying coatings and linings to obtain maximum system performance, service life, and protection of substrates in the prevailing service environment.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

Well known throughout the protective coatings industry, Skip Vernon has decades of experience in the field. Vernon specializes in failure investigation and coating claim-related services.


Presenter L. Skip Vernon is president-elect of SSPC and a well-known coatings consultant.

His numerous credentials include SSPC Master Coating Inspector, SSPC Certified Protective Coating Specialist, NACE Certified Coating Inspector and ASPE Certified Professional Estimator (Paint).

Earning CEU Credits

The JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.

SSPC is an accredited training provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), and Professional Engineers in Florida may submit SSPC Webinar Continuing Education Units to the board. To do so, applicants must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam, which costs $25.

Free Webcasts Available

Numerous free webcasts in the JPCL/SSPC Education Series, covering a wide range of topics, are now available at

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Those presentations include:

A complete listing of PaintSquare's archived and future webinars is available here.


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