Tag: paint

coatings and paints

Coatings And Paints Product Focus

This assortment of coatings and paints offers facilities departments smart, durable solutions for maintaining their buildings.
wall and ceiling paint

PPG Latex Wall and Ceiling Paint

Builder Performance (61 Line) is interior latex wall and ceiling paint available in flat ready-mix colors and tint bases.
flat acrylic coating

Zinsser Dryfall Flat Acrylic Coating

Zinsser Dryfall is a high-hiding interior flat acrylic coating for use over prepared ceilings and walls of commercial and industrial buildings.
seasonal maintenance tips

Seasonal Maintenance Tips For Commercial Properties

Thinking about maintaining your commercial property seasonally provides an effective blueprint for keeping your property looking good.
palettes

Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

EasyCare Latex Paint ASP:04-01 Certified

EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex Paint from True Value Company will now be added to the certification product database (CPD) and eligible to join asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Programs in association with the relevant national patient advocacy group.
painting

The Perfect Weather For Painting

Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.
paint factory

AkzoNobel Opens World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory

The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.
coating system

DUR-A-WALL HP Coating System

DUR-A-WALL HP (High Performance) is a wall coating system designed specifically for areas requiring chemical resistance and durability.

PPG Teams Up With NHL

PPG has formed an exclusive paint partnership with National Hockey League to become the “official paint of the NHL.”
PCBs

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.
Hilton Los Angeles

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

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

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."
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.