Articles (60)


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 ...


Materials in Health Care Facilities: Beyond IAQ

from D+D In Depth, January 2017 ; by Robert J. Kobet, Leed Faculty (Retired), The Kobet Collaborative

Acoustics and daylighting not only contribute to patient wellness in health care faci...


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 ...


Liquid-Applied Flashing
Gains Traction in Construction

from D+D In Depth, January 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Editor, D+D In Depth

Liquid-applied flashing for penetrations, seams, and rough openings in walls is findi...


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


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


Resourceful Design: Pine Felled by Beetle Lives on in Science Center

from D+D Online Features, June 2011 ; by Jill M. Speegle

Avon, Colo.—known as the “Heart of the Valley”—offers not just breathtaking views of ...


‘Green Schoolhouse’ Mission Takes Flight with Phoenix Projects

from D+D Online Features, April 2011 ; by Joe Maty

The Green Schoolhouse Series (Carlsbad, Calif.) expects to break ground later this ye...


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


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...


CHPS: Fueling high-octane school designs

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The California program Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) oversees the...


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...


Maximizing the yield from the garden roof

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

The garden roof may be as green as it gets, but specification of this increasingly po...


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...


New Products

from JAC, June/July 2007

Valspar Flooring introduced Valsport WP-14, a solventborne, oil-modified urethane woo...


PPG invites entries in ‘Duranar Hall of Architecture Contest’

from JAC, June/July 2007

PPG Industries Inc. said it is inviting architects and glazing contractors to partici...


AIA president challenges federal government to meet tough energy-efficiency requirements

from JAC, April/May 2007

AIA President R.K. Stewart, in recent testimony before a Senate panel, urged Congress...


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...


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...


A cautionary note about jumping at the next big thing in green building

from JAC, January/February 2007 ; by Joseph G. Maty, Editor, JAC

“It’s not easy being green.” Someone in a position to know croaked those memorable wo...


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...


 
 
   

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