New Issue Now Online


The latest issue of D+D In Depth, featuring four articles on technology advances and color trends in commercial and architectural coatings, is now available online.

Released via e-mail Thursday (Oct. 27), the issue includes an article written by André Desjarlais, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, about developing a free, user-friendly tool for estimating potential energy and financial savings of air barrier improvements.

Also in the issue, Kirk R. Shields of Corrosion Probe Inc. provides a technical look at the problems painted aluminum faces in a South Florida environment. Technology Publishing Company’s Founder and Contributing Editor Harold Hower highlights the advances in architectural coatings and building enclosure materials in a review of six technical articles.

On the topic of color trends in commercial spaces, Durability + Design Editor Aaron Jentzen describes the importance of color selection as well as suppliers’ colors of the year for 2017.

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Durability + Design is part of the Technology Publishing Company’s network of paint and coating editorial products. Related websites and publications include JPCL (the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings); PaintSquare Daily News; and Paint


Tagged categories: Air leakage; Aluminum; Architectural coatings; Building envelope; Coating failure; Coatings Technology; Color trends; Good Technical Practice

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