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Roof Waterproofing Project

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2019


D+D Online Features

from D+D Print, Fall 2017


Industry Impressions 2017: A Look at the Paint and Coatings Business Now and in the Year Ahead

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

Industry representatives explore the state of the paint and coatings industry in 2017...


2017: A Look at the Past and Future of
Cool-Roof Coatings

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by Kurt Schwahn, Anvil Paints & Coatings Inc.

In the past 20 years, the search for cooler, safer, longer-lasting roof coatings has ...


Celebrating Coatings Excellence: A Closer Look at the 2017 D+D Elevation Awards: AWARDS PREVIEW

from D+D Print, Summer 2017 ; by Amy Woodall, Durability + Design, and Brandy Hadden, D+D News

AWARDS PREVIEW: For the inaugural year of the Elevation Awards competition, D+D is fe...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, June 2017


SPF Roofing and Coatings Systems: Considerations for Performance, Application and Sales

from D+D In Depth, April 2017 ; by RICK DUNCAN, PE, PH.D., SPRAY POLYURETHANE FOAM ALLIANCE

Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roofing is considered a highly durable building materia...


Durability Of Silicone-Based Flat Roof Coatings

from D+D Print, Spring 2017 ; by Roy Cannon, Pecora Corporation

Silicone polymers reportedly boast an edge over other polymeric roofing materials in ...


Acrylic Coatings 101: An Overview of the Technology

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by MARC HIRSCH, M&M HIRSCH & ASSOCIATES LLC

Acrylic resins provide a number of performance properties to coatings that make them ...


Testing the Effectiveness of Energy-Efficient
Coatings for Military Use

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by REBEKAH WILSON, PH.D.; BROOKE DIVAN, M.SC.;
AND KATHRYN GUY, PH.D., U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Can the application of exterior coatings be a simple and inexpensive way to reduce he...


Key Considerations for Coating Metal Roofs

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by STEVEN HEINJE, GAF

From cleaning to working with factory finishes, there are a number of issues to be aw...


Black vs. White and Everything in Between

from D+D In Depth, February 2017 ; by JARRETT B. DAVIS, HALL a/e/c PA

Is a white coating always the best choice for roofs? Not necessarily. In many cases, ...


From 3 Years of Aging to 3 Days: Generating
Interim Roof Ratings with Laboratory Aging

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Carolyn Richter, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developed an accelerated weathering test of...


Selecting Coatings for Spray Foam Roofing

from D+D In Depth, February 2016 ; by Mason Knowles, Mason Knowles Consulting LLC

The author explains the functions of roof coatings for various substrates, describes ...


Cool Customers

from D+D Print, April 2015 ; by Francesca Crolley, Industrial Nanotech, Inc.

Energy-saving roof coatings tech evolves to include factory-applied options.


Innovations in Elastomeric Acrylic Roof Coatings

from D+D Print, February 2015 ; by Arthur Kravchenko, Vicki Demarest and George Daisey, The Dow Chemical Company

Improvements in acrylic latex technology reflect the future of acrylic polymers.


International Roofing Expo

from D+D Print, February 2015

A Preview from the Exhibit Hall


Roofing Products Showcase

from D+D Print, December 2014


Coatings + Materials Buying Guide

from D+D Print, September 2014

Whether you're coating walls or stripping them, building new or restoring the histori...


Acrylic Coatings: Not Just Paint

from D+D Print, July 2014 ; by George Daisey, The Dow Chemical Co.

More than a go-to finish coat, acrylics offer excellent protection for the building e...


Cooler Than Cool Roofs

from D+D Print, July 2014 ; by Hashem Akbari, Ph.D., Concordia University

Next-gen coatings will be cool to the touch, more durable and as beautiful as any st...


Cool Roofs, Hot Paybacks?

from D+D Print, April 2014 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

While warm, sunny climates will see fastest returns, in most cases cool roofs make ec...


Coatings Up on the Roof

from D+D Print, February 2014 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Selecting a good roof coating depends on an understanding of the roof to be coated, i...


Clues to a Coating Failure

from D+D Print, December 2013 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

A consultant follows the facts to discover why perfectly good, recently applied paint...


Gothic Revival

from D+D Print, December 2013 ; by Robert Fulmer, Fulmer Associates LLC

Due diligence redeems a failed historic roof restoration.


Coatings + Materials Buying Guide AND Tools + Equipment Buying Guide

from D+D Print, September/October 2013

From air/vapor barriers to wood coatings, stains and finishes, you’ll find a comprehe...


Design + Roof Coatings: Hitting It Out Of Marlins Park

from D+D Print, May 2013 ; by Jen Kramer, Editor in Chief, Durability + Design

Award-winning design, LEED-certified coatings, environmentally conscious construction...


Elastomeric Acrylic Coatings for Use on Commercial Structures

from D+D Print, March/April 2013 ; by Leo Procopio, Linda Adamson, George Daisey, and Joseph Rokowski, The Dow Chemical Company

Elastomeric acrylics are often thought of as an “all-purpose” class when it comes to ...


Peaks and Valleys: Coating a Metal Roof

from D+D Print, March/April 2013 ; by Jen Kramer, Editor in Chief, Durability + Design

A garden of rust had bloomed across the peaks and valleys of the manufacturing facili...


Buying Time: Rooftop Repair Or Replace?

from D+D Print, January/February 2013 ; by Tom Stuewe, Garland

Preventive maintenance is the best medicine when it comes to keeping roof coatings in...


Buying Time: Rooftop Repair or Replace?

from D+D Online Features, D+D February 2013 2013 ; by Tom Stuewe

Preventive maintenance (PM) that makes a good roof better is far more cost-effective ...


Developing a High-Performing Coating For Weathered TPO Roofing

from D+D Online Features, January 2013 DD 2013 ; by Joe Rokowski

Thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roofs have been popular in the United States since the...


The Next Step in Solar Reflectance Testing for Roofing Products

from D+D Online Features, December online 2012 ; by Matthew Lendzinski and Joseph Rokowski

When it comes to roofing, after expected service life of individual products, the mos...


A Green Roofing Report Card

from D+D Online Features, October 2012 ; by Jen Kramer

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process is a v...


LEEDing the Way to Green Roofing

from D+D Online Features, October 2012 ; by Jen Kramer

Imagine going to school in a building where the classroom itself is an integral part ...


Case Study: Roof Coatings Flunk Out

from D+D Online Features, September 2012 ; by Cynthia L. O’Malley

Premature coating problems on the standing seam roofs of two school buildings were an...


 
 
   

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