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D+D April 2015

D+D April 2015

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Color + Design

On the Hunt for Harvest Gold

by Sally Zimmerman, Historic New England

From hip to historic, the retro color schemes of midcentury modern design can be found in authenticated paint color palettes.

Coatings Technology

Cool Customers

by Francesca Crolley, Industrial Nanotech, Inc.

Energy-saving roof coatings tech evolves to include factory-applied options.

Maintenance + Renovation

Kings’ Reign

by Leah Schlackman, EverGreene Architectural Arts

The restoration of a historic theatre contributes to the cultural and economic development of a Brooklyn neighborhood.

Good Technical Practice

Surface Tension

by Raymond S. Tombaugh, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Take the right steps to protect steel and galvanized decking in natatorium ceilings.



New Horizons

by Amy Woodall, Editor in Chief

Testing + Evaluation

Avoiding Slip-and-Fall Hazards

by Danny Jones and Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

A walkway audit will help you to assess the slip resistance of your flooring surfaces.


Picture This!

Prosperous Heritage

Solve It!

High and Dry

Readers advise on moisture concerns when painting concrete walls with acrylics.

True Grit

Specifying Coatings for Structural Steel

by Dave Lick, Paint Quality Assurance Inspector

Understand the factors that go into ensuring a successful steel coating job.

Concrete Q+A

Polished Concrete — From the Beginning

by Jim Cuviello, Cuviello Concrete and Terrazzo Polishing

The history of polished concrete brings lessons of quality control and illuminates a wealth of capabilities.

Coatings A to Zielnik

Going to Extremes

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Select the right coating for the best performance in tough service environments.


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