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Coatings

| November 24, 2014 | powered by Valspar

Chameleons are known for changing their skin colors to suit the observer, but what if a building...

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| September 02, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets...

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AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regener
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...

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May 15, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Color-shifting finishes, dry-erase surfaces, and stain-blocking paints are highlighted in this ro...

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April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This course covers life cycle assessment, color selection, emissions, durability, resilience, cor...

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Design architect GWWO selected Valspars Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
| March 21, 2014 | Valspar This is sponsored content  

Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels, achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

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February 19, 2014 |

This AIA/CES class offers insight in areas including policies and codes surrounding insulated met...

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January 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthro...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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May 14, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...

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May 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex,
February 28, 2013 | Parex

Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, E...

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January 24, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Organizations such as the Master Painters Institute and the Society for Protective Coatings are d...

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September 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Free platform offers website development resource for industry professionals.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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NSF International Sustainable Wallcoverings standard ANSI
December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

TRI-KES demonstrates leadership in environmental stewardship as the first distributor to earn qua...

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October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

A high performance paint, and a combination paint and primer now available. 

June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...

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Resins, the base ingredient in any coating, vary in performance qualities from good to better to...

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How do the new Energy Star standards impact coatings?

All coatings will soon need to be tested in three weathering farm locations: Florida (hot and humid), Arizona (hot and dry) and the Midwest (cold and temperate).

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The Energy Star 3.0 Roof Product Specs and Test Methods is changing its standards, and all coatin...

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Advanced technologies are creating new possibilities with ...

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Haughton Middle School, Aaughton, La. Photo: www.valsparcoilextrusion.com

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A beautiful coating on metal products can make a strong statement, whether used on a high-end com...

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The new distinctive main entrance accentuates the public face of the school with an aluminum tube...

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Paints are used both to add color and protect surfaces. The pigments in the paint not only impact...

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