Jeff Alexander

Jeff Alexander, Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings VP of Sales for the Coil and Extrusion division has been with Sherwin-Williams (formerly Valspar) since 1997. He has an entrepreneur spirit and has thrived in building relationships with our customers. Jeff has fully immersed himself in all levels of the coating industry and enjoyed his term as National President at NCCA (National Coil Coating Association).  He is focused on continuing to educate customers on the paint industry.

Comfort and energy efficiency with cool metal roofs

Solar reflective coatings on metal roofs have high thermal reflectance and thermal emittance, keeping rooftop temperatures down in direct sunlight.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | September 25, 2015
Energy-efficient metal roofs, with cool coatings are at the forefront of innovation,...

The color library enables architects to gain an accurate project snapshot, complete with coatings.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | September 14, 2015
Valspar's Fluropon material library for Autodesk Revit allows architects to easily...
Casinos | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | August 25, 2015
The eye-catching façade is a tribute to the area's rich oil history.
Bring a project to life with color
Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | August 20, 2015
The use of color in a building can influence the desired response.
Mosaic of desert tones converges on ASU Campus
Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | August 17, 2015
The campus building serves as a striking addition to downtown Phoenix
Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | August 06, 2015
Special care must be taken to formulate coatings to ensure performance, even in the most...
Clearing up myths about PVDF coatings

Photo courtesy of Timothy Hursely.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | August 03, 2015
While all PVDF coatings contain the same resins, the remaining 30% of the binders and...
Fluropon celebrates 50 years of excellence

The JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, uses the Fluropon coating system.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | July 20, 2015
Introduced in 1965, the coating system was designed for excellent color retention and...
Charlotte’s Mosaic Village merges jazz and architecture

They exterior was coated with Valspar's 70% PVDF Fluropon coating in Cool Breakwater Blue and Silversmith. Photos courtesy of Valspar.

Higher Education | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | July 14, 2015
The 124,000-sf mixed-use project contains 80 apartments, accommodating 300 students with...
Bright green coating helps Geometrica domes withstand harsh Andean climate
Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | June 22, 2015
The vibrant color was selected to allow the domes to stand out, even with significant...
Metal building products deliver endless design freedom and sustainability

Innovative solar reflective coatings cut building cooling costs when applied to wall panels, roofs, and extrusions. 

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | June 16, 2015
Numerous metal building products contain recycled content, reducing the need to mine new...
What’s in a coating, and why does it matter?

Colofrul buildings in Tirana, Albania. 

Coatings | Metal Building Trends | June 15, 2015
When the sun starts swinging punches at your building's coating, chalking and fading will...
Unwrapping ‘the mummy’: Chicago hotel project comes to life

The sleek architectural panels and Valspar coating give the building a steely sheen.

Hotel Facilities | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | June 05, 2015
The sleek architectural panels and Valspar coating give the building a steely sheen.
Detroit transforms abandoned casino into modern public safety headquarters

In addition to redefining the exterior, the panels provide a vapor barrier, insulation, and an air barrier.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | May 29, 2015
The recently completed, 400,000-sf facility repurposed an abandoned casino into a state-...
Prismatic coatings accent the new Altara Center

This multi-use campus will contain a university, sports facilities, medical center, and world-class shopping.

Multifamily Housing | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | May 14, 2015
This multi-use campus will contain a university, sports facilities, medical center, and...
Graffiti-Resistant Coatings To Keep Projects Looking Their Best

There are now several options available to keep buildings looking their best, which often includes both a coating system and an associated chemical graffiti remover.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | April 27, 2015
There are now several options available to keep buildings looking their best, which often...
Removing graffiti without a trace

There are three common methods for graffiti removal: painting over graffiti, using a chemical remover, and pressure washing.

Building Owner | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | April 20, 2015
The issue of graffiti removal inspired Valspar scientists to develop a graffiti...
Graffiti vandalism is on the rise

Valspar offers built-in graffiti resistance in all its building products coatings, at no additional cost. This protection includes both existing buildings and new construction, allowing your projects to be resistant to all the elements.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | April 13, 2015
Graffiti is the most common form of vandalism, and its cleanup is burdening businesses...
Make a statement by the sea

Photo: Chase Lindberg/Flickr

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | April 03, 2015
With salt stray and intense summer sun, coastal coatings take a real beating. When...
Natural weather testing ensures high quality products

Valspar’s test fence in Fort Myers, Fla., contains more than 100,000 weather test panels. Photo courtesy of Valspar.

Coatings | Get Inspired: Color and Coatings | March 24, 2015
Instead of relying on outside testing facilities, where it is more difficult and...
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