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Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals broadly used — and in numerous areas of facilities — until banned in the late 1970s.

Managing PCB Chemicals In The Built Environment

Managing PCB Chemicals In The Built Environment

Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals broadly used — and in numerous areas of facilities — until banned in the late 1970s.

LEED v4 Impact On Painting Decisions

The launch of LEED v4 has led applicators and specifiers to look for paints and coatings that meet updated requirements and provide top-notch performance.

Friday Funny: Pee-Proof Walls

In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE financing.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: High Performance Coatings For Manufacturing Plants

In this Q&A with Joe Kujawski from Sherwin-Williams, TFM discussed tips on choosing the right coating for manufacturing facilities.

One Coating Doesn’t Fit All

When it comes to coating different areas, whether inside or surrounding a commercial building, one coating does NOT fit all—and it's not even close.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Painting Project at Leesburg Theater Earns Rave Reviews

At first blush, it sounds like a simple project: paint a champagne colored stripe on the wall of a movie theater lobby. But as general contractor Jesse Truesdale will tell you, the devil is in the details.

FRIDAY FUNNY: 60 Finalists Named in “Prettiest Painted Places” Competition

PQI began its search for the “prettiest painted places” by contacting state departments of tourism, convention and visitors’ bureaus, chambers of commerce, historical societies, and Main Street programs in all 50 states. Eventually, nearly 200 towns and neighborhoods were nominated in the competition.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: The Voice of Color from PPG Pittsburgh Paints

This mobile app provides facility professionals a resource to evaluate paint colors from wherever they are.

Maintenance Free…But Can You Paint It?

So, the next time you’re wondering whether a material that is touted as maintenance-free can be painted, wonder no more: The answer is almost always “yes."

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Paint Or Laminate?

What is the best way to spruce up laminated casegoods that start to show their age?

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