Articles (64)


Leveraging Paint Technology to Create Healthy Living Environments

from D+D Print, Summer 2017 ; by Veronica Arcaroli, Benjamin Moore

Selecting a paint system for any project goes far beyond the color- and design-relate...


Green Coatings from a Global Perspective

from JPCL, December 2016 ; by Don Futch, Jotun Paints, Inc.

This article describes what certifies the “greenness” of a coating, the variables tha...


Talking the Talk at Greenbuild: How Manufacturers Describe Their Green Paint

from D+D In Depth, September 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Founder and Contributing Editor

The 2016 Greenbuild Expo will include 40 suppliers of paints, coatings and related eq...


What Color is Your Green Paint?

from D+D In Depth, July 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology LLC

Green building has grown from a specialty niche into a driving force within the archi...


Materials and Coatings in Schools: Don’t Kids Have Enough to Worry About?

from D+D In Depth, May 2016 ; by Robert J. Kobet, LEED Faculty (Retired), and
Paula McEvoy, FAIA, LEED Fellow and Associate Principal, Perkins+Will

Interior finishes, furnishings and maintenance practices have a direct impact on the ...


Biosourced and Renewable Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by C. Lefevre, M. Wenkin, M.H. Delvaux, Coatings Research Institute (CoRI)

In the paint market today, the use of bio-based products creates new challenges for p...


International Presence at World's Largest Coatings Show

from JPCL, July 2015 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL


Liquid vs. Powder: A Comparative Review of Fluoropolymer Coatings

from D+D Print, December 2014 ; by Scott Moffatt, PPG Industries

What does the next generation of powder coatings mean for architectural applications ...


In the 'Hospital of the Future'

from D+D Print, September 2014 ; by Gary Henry

At a technologically advanced medical center, paint contributes to both design and pe...


Product Showcase: Green Coatings

from D+D Print, August 2014


CHPS Raises the Bar for Green Schools

from D+D Print, January 2014 ; by Gina R. Johnson

For coatings companies, the revised National Core Criteria represents a market opport...


Follow the Green

from D+D Print, January 2014 ; by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief, Durability+Design


Mushrooming Developments

from D+D Print, December 2013 ; by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief


Painting for the Patient’s Benefit

from D+D Print, September/October 2013 ; by Jackie Jordan and Joe Kujawski, Sherwin-Williams

Advances in color research and coating technology can help improve the patient experi...


Sustainability in Coatings: A Review of Recent Reports

from JPCL, June 2012 ; by Brian Goldie

The author summarizes several presentations related to future raw material supplies f...


The Holistic Approach to Sustainability Mandate: It’s Green and it Performs

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Kenneth A. Trimber

It hardly comes as “news” that increased interest in the use of environmentally frien...


Rethinking Recycling: Cal Poly Project Charts New Processing Route

from D+D Online Features, July 2011 ; by Brian Brake, Fanny Moo and V.C. Bud Jenkins

House paint is being recycled for many reasons. The first, and probably the best, rea...


Green Business Model: Mich. Paint Maker Offers New Spin on Recycling

from D+D Online Features, January 2011 ; by Jill Speegle

Post-consumer paint disposal can generate environmental headaches, but a paint and co...


Game Changer: ‘CHPS’ Schools Go by Different Set of Rules

from D+D Online Features, December 2010 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, Durability + Design

Entering the fray in the school design and construction arena in California isn’t the...


Sustainability Mandate Drives Major Advances in Concrete Coatings

from D+D Online Features, October 2010 ; by Steven Reinstadtler

Whether the setting is a college commons area, a famous motor-speedway attraction or ...


Green Takes the Gold: PWC's first Green Awards

from PWC, May/June 2010

Yes, green products are durable. No, they're not more expensive. And, boy, are they ...


Green That Gets It Done

from PWC, November 2009 ; by Cynthia A. Challener

Today's ecofriendly coatings can deliver top-notch results. Here's how. Also: Wha...


The green revolution enters the antimicrobial fray

from JAC, August/September 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Heightened awareness of threats to health, safety, and air quality cast a different l...


What’s New in Environmentally Friendly Coating Raw Materials

from JPCL, July 2009 ; by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The author discusses trends in “green” raw materials that were introduced to the coat...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, May 2009


The many shades of green

from JAC, May 2009

Top Green Projects reflect the multifaceted nature of design and materials that contr...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, March/April 2009


The prospects for powder

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

The coatings technology gets points for its 'green' profile and resistance properties...


Taking cool to the next level

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology

Heat-deflecting technologies aren't relegated to the roof, as coatings makers, users ...


The air-barrier express hits a curve, but rolls on

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Due to an error in production, the Editor's Word column on page 2 of the August-Septe...


And now, a sampling of the many shades of Green

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


Choosing from a crowded field

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The JAC invitation for "Top Green Coatings Picks" generated responses on many other i...


Green and Golden

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

JAC’s ‘Top Picks’ reflect evolution of sustainable design and building - and the dive...


Green Building 101: The paint and coatings track

from JAC, May 2008 ; by Paul Nutcher, Green Apple Group LLC

This review of green building and its implications for paint and coatings examines th...


Polished concrete: Gaining traction in the green-building arena

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Greg Schwietz, L&M Construction Chemicals

A polished concrete floor system, when viewed as a whole, can help increase the energ...


Like wow: A lesson on cool and green in L.A.

from JAC, January/February 2008 ; by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC

Like wow: A lesson on cool and green in L.A.


Waterproofing-membrane brochure

from JAC, January/February 2008

Kemper System Inc. issued a brochure offering information on the specification of Kem...


Having a say on Green Seal’s revised GS-11 paint standard

from JAC, August/September 2007 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

You know what’s great about living and working in this "green" revolution era in desi...


Cool wall joins cool roof as demand grows for climate change in building and design

from JAC, April/May 2007

In the warp-speed-evolving world of green and sustainable building and design, cool i...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April/May 2007

Coating products from 127 companies are listed and described.


Finding the way to LCA

from JAC, April/May 2007 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

In the rapidly expanding universe of green and sustainable design and construction, l...


Fluoroppolymer-coatings technology takes the plunge into waterborne chemistry

from JAC, April/May 2007

If it is conceded that the concept of sustainability in design and construction shoul...


Green Coatings Company Profiles

from JAC, April/May 2007

List of companies participating in “Green Coatings Product Survey”.


Pausing for reflection: Company’s shrine to sustainability serves as rooftop ‘laboratory’

from JAC, April/May 2007

ERSystems, a Rockford, MN-based maker of roof coatings, and its sister company, Prair...


Office Buildings - Office greenery

from JAC, January/February 2007 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The Capitol East End Complex, Block 225 in Sacramento cast a different light on green...


Second opinions

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The Green Guide for Health Care is adding a new dimension to design approaches and ma...


The environment is right to sustain a debate on the entire ‘green’ spectrum

from JAC, June/July 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

It appears that more and more of the discussion about “green” and “sustainable” desig...


Chill factor: Cool-roof fever is catching on

from JAC, April/May 2006

Up on the roof, it’s green to be cool. Reflectivity, emissivity, and lighter colors a...


Durability: Grading of the green

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Do eco-friendly coatings measure up in the performance exam? The subject may require ...


Green Coatings Company Profiles

from JAC, April/May 2006

Company Profile List


Green Coatings Directory

from JAC, April/May 2006

Manufacturers of architectural coatings were invited to complete a“Green Coatings Pro...


Green takes a new hue

from JAC, April/May 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

For all our attributes as an amazingly innovative, creative, and resourceful people, ...


Platinum jewel

from JAC, April/May 2006

The Alberici Corporation headquarters building in St. Louis, recipient of the LEED Pl...


Air Barriers 101: Basic theory and design

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by John Edgar, Sto Corp.

Key topics addressed include the differences in barrier types, water and moisture con...


Gehry, associates to discuss ‘Building Information Model’ at CSI Show keynote program

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006

Renowned architect Frank Gehry and two associates will discuss the “Building Informat...


Multidimensional defines the shape of green things to come

from JAC, Feburary/March 2006 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

Everywhere you turn, things are coming up green


AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

from JAC, October 2005

In response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the need for massive rebuilding, th...


Cool house, warm wood

from JAC, July 2005 ; by David Hertz

Architect Hertz relates how he integrated design and finishing concepts in creating a...


Directory of Green Coatings

from JAC, April 2005

Manufacturers known to supply architectural coatings were invited to complete a “Gree...


Dreams of 'green' peace and other Utopian notions

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Collaborative effort required to fix certification system for green coatings


Ecomania: Special Report on Green Coatings

from JAC, April 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Methods of certifying coatings as “green” are described and critiqued by architects, ...


USGBC issues draft of new LEED system for new construction

from JAC, April 2005

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently issued a “first public-comment draft...


Launching into a dynamic environment

from JAC, January 2005 ; by Harold Hower

When I first began planning this journal, it was 1991 and George Herbert Walker Bush ...


New coatings VOC limits go into effect in Mid-Atlantic

from JAC, January 2005

WASHINGTON—New volatile organic compound (VOC) limits on architectural and industrial...


 
 
   

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