Coatings

Resource pages for "Coatings"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Improving Energy Efficiency And Comfort With Glass Coatings

A building's fenestration systems — curtain wall, storefront, windows, doors, skylights, and other glass and glazing — provide opportunity for efficiencies through low-e and other coatings.
Ariake Gymnastics Centre

Dow Solutions Enhance Gymnastics Venue For Tokyo Olympic Games

Multiple Dow technologies for coatings and wiring will optimize and protect the Ariake Gymnastics Centre during the Olympic Games, and beyond.
monuments

Restoring And Protecting Monuments

Over time, monuments and memorials are subject to weathering and damage. Here is a look at five notable restoration and construction projects.
surface finishes

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.
February 2020 Issue

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.
parking deck

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.
stadium maintenance

Protecting Stadiums From Elements, Wear And Tear

Restoration experts Western Specialty Contractors recommend routine maintenance to extend stadium life and protect fans.
exterior coating

Sto Corp. Introduces iQ Technology Program

Including both interior and exterior coatings, the company now offers its Intelligent Technology + Design (iQ)™ coatings program in North America.

Duro-Last Expands With Duro-Shield Silicone Roof Coatings

The new Duro-Shield Silicone line is a silicone-based roof coating designed to resist natural weathering while providing long-lasting watertight protection.
commercial kitchen

Choosing Commercial Kitchen Flooring

Hygiene, safety, and durability are equally important to consider for your facility's foodservice areas.
paints and coatings

Buy Online Option From Sherwin-Williams

The paints and coatings company announces its nationwide rollout of 24/7 online ordering is underway.
infrastructure

Pitting Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This type of corrosion may be difficult to detect and can cause serious damage to critical infrastructure and industrial assets.
coating

Gentoo Coating From UltraTech International

Clear hydrophobic coating developed for the military repels water and most oils and solvents; prevents graffiti.
roof coating

Roof Primer A504 By National Coatings

This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

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.
Hilton Los Angeles

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

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

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.

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