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D+D August 2014

D+D August 2014

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Coatings Technology

Beating Bugs with Biocides

by Scott A. Brown, Lonza

To develop or specify effective hygienic coatings, understand the antimicrobial agents, their regulation and the test data underlying their claims.

High-Performance Schools

Healthy Coatings for Schools: An Industry Grows Up

by Robert J. Kobet, AIA, LEED Faculty, The Kobet Collaborative

A green building pioneer shares lessons learned in a career that evolved with the movement.

Coatings A to Zielnik

Striking Out Graffiti

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

To select the right coating for the job, consider the level of protection, cleaning method and frequency level you need, as well as the long-term cost.

Clues to a Coating Failure

A Case of Hazing

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

A mysterious white film discolors an architectural block building.



Stirring Up Hope

by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief


Materials Technology

Product Showcase: Green Coatings

Concrete Q + A

Setting a Standard for Decorative Concrete

by Jamie Farny, Portland Cement Association, and Larry Rowland, Lehigh White Cement Co.

The ACI’s new guide shows what’s possible and tells contractors how to accomplish it.

Case Study

Profiles in Decorative Concrete

by Gary Henry

Three applications show off the aesthetic side of concrete.

Picture This!

Copper Canyon


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