Articles (63)


Profiles in Coatings Excellence: Presenting the Winners of the 2017 D+D Elevation Awards

from D+D Print, Fall 2017 ; by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design

Meet this year’s award winners and discover what made their projects stand out — plus...


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...


LEED v4: Product Declarations, Emissions, and Impact on Paint & Coatings

from D+D In Depth, July 2017 ; by RICK WATSON, SHERWIN-WILLIAMS 

What impact does LEED v4 have on paint and coating selections? Learn about new point ...


From Start to Finishes: Innovative Coating Solutions for Metal Panels

from D+D In Depth, July 2017 ; by DAVE DONOVAN, CENTRIA COATING SYSTEMS

Metal panels may have a long history as a building product, but advances in architect...


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


Sustainable Coatings: Shifting the Paradigm

from D+D Print, April 2014 ; by Steven Danielpour, HOK

New technologies and processes will help deliver the innovations needed to respond to...


Assessing the Technology of Architectural Coatings

from D+D Print, December 2013 ; by Harold Hower

Six industry leaders offer their views on the state of architectural coatings, from h...


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...


HKS’s LEED Believer: Sustainability VP Mundell Puts Faith in Green Ideal

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Joe Maty

Chris Mundell, vice president and sustainable design coordinator at HKS Inc., finds t...


Concrete Maintenance - Maintain to Sustain

from JPCL, January 2012 ; by Fred Goodwin, BASF Corp., Construction Chemicals

In this inaugural article of JPCL's 2012 Top Thinkers: The Clive Hare Honors series, ...


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...


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...


Variation on a Theme: E’Terra Inn’s Holistic Interpretation of Green

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

You might say that Laurie Adams, owner of the E’Terra Inn near Tobermory, Ontario, ta...


In Greenbuild’s Wake Follows Evolution of Sustainability Theory

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Green building is growing up. The movement has picked up immense power and momentum a...


High Praise: Green-Roof Group Names Top Projects

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Heralded as a “fabulous demonstration project that illustrates the potential of creat...


A Shining Moment for SPF: Supporting Role in ‘LUMENHAUS’

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Boosted by a powerful solar component, Virginia Tech’s LUMENHAUS sprinted to first-pl...


Coatings Net Points for Residential Site’s LEED Silver Triumph

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

A white, reflective “cool roof” and low- and low-VOC interior coatings won points for...


Little House, Big Energy Savings: A Look at ‘Mini-B’

from D+D Online Features, October 2010 ; by Gary Henry

Mini-B is a tiny little thing. The name stands for “Mini-Bungalow.” It’s a prototype,...


Model ‘Green’ House Gets New Location, but Retains Mission

from D+D Online Features, September 2010 ; by Joe Maty

The EcoCommercial Building Conference Center, a net-zero-energy demonstration buildin...


Dry Subject: ‘Solutions to Mold’ Coalition Preaches Message of Moisture Prevention by Design

from D+D Online Features, September 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Effective green building demands effectively building dry. That’s the message being c...


Small Part on a Big Stage: Nanoparticle Coating Technology Plays Supporting Role in Empire State Building Retrofit

from D+D Online Features, August 2010

The iconic Empire State Building, an imposing 20th-century symbol of New York City’s ...


The cool metric adds to ‘green’ profile of concrete in standard gray, other shades

from D+D Online Features, July 2010 ; by Joe Maty

It should be noted that the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system is also ...


News

from JAC, October/November 2009


BASF earns LEED-EB designation; California Paints acquires Progress

from JAC, August/September 2009

Also: PPG cool-roof initiative; Polished-concrete institute spec revision; BASF onlin...


A green evolution in fluoropolymer chemistry

from JAC, June/July 2009 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Development of new water-borne technologies said to hold potential for significantly ...


High-performance schools move to the classroom forefront

from JAC, June/July 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Campaigns to enhance health, safety, and energy efficiency sharpen the focus on indoo...


JAC, PaintSquare sites launch Webinars & Education section

from JAC, June/July 2009


Stretching the life of the single-ply roof

from JAC, June/July 2009 ; by Penny Gift, Republic Powdered Metals Inc.

Current coatings technologies provide economical means to restore aging surfaces, wit...


An adios, an invite, and an omission noted

from JAC, May 2009


Play ball! Wrigley marquee, scoreboard redecorated as 2009 season gets rolling

from JAC, May 2009


Prescribing green measures in the practice of health care

from JAC, May 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

LEED, Green Guide programs recommend detailed regimens of sustainable design, materi...


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...


Getting more mileage from the metal roof

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Bob Brenk, Aldo Products Company Inc.

Restoration with reflective coatings serves multiple objectives, including enhanced e...


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...


Trees ravaged by wood-boring beetle find use in Ann Arbor, MI, library

from JAC, March/April 2009

Wood-finishing materials supplied by Sikkens, Synteko


Connecting via Color

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Barbara Jacobs, Barbara Jacobs Color and Design

The use of color represents a key design element in any commercial space, and is a si...


Memo to Washington: Forget the Bonus; can we help?

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC


Tending to the garden roof: Creating designs that flourish

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Michael Gibbons, Architectural Systems Inc.

The design and specification of the rooftop oasis called the green, garden, or vegeta...


CSI formally introduces 'GreenFormat' web program

from JAC, December 2008 ; by JAC Staff


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...


A reality check, in Vegas?

from JAC, June/July 2008 ; by Joe G. Maty, Editor, JAC


And now, a sampling of the many shades of Green

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


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...


Playing a hot hand

from JAC, October/November 2007 ; by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Coatings suppliers, users, and relevant industry trade groups seek to improve the pub...


Another vote for longevity as a pillar of sustainability

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

One would have to conclude, after attending the recent AIA show and convention in San...


CSI’s GreenFormat: A framework for erecting a sustainability structure

from JAC, April/May 2007 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

Life-cycle analysis, or LCA, may ultimately prove to be the most complete measure of ...


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...


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...


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...


Green Building Council issues updated LEED for new construction

from JAC, January 2006

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced the launch of LEED® (Leade...


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...


A different slant on sustainability

from JAC, July 2005 ; by Joe Maty

Talk about contrasts. The setting was Las Vegas, bastion of hedonism, materialism, an...


Aligning facilities tradition with education: Considering the big picture in charting coatings material and application strategies

from JAC, July 2005 ; by Peter Brown and Andrew Wilson

This review explores current directions in school planning and design and examines im...


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, ...


New research suggests continued progress in development of ‘sustainable’ raw materials

from JAC, April 2005

Research shows promise for sustainable polymer materials


Development project seeks to employ ‘biomass-derived’ materials in coatings

from JAC, January 2005

Armed with a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Rohm and Haas Co...


 
 
   

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