Category: Facades

High-Performance Exterior Coating Formulated for Any Weather Will Help Northwest Painters Extend Their Painting Season.

Rodda Paint announced the release of CoverCoat XL — a new moisture tolerant, all season, 100 percent acrylic exterior paint. CoverCoat XL is formulated with X-Link technology, Rodda’s proprietary formula, which has been tested in the extreme heat, high humidity and in direct sunshine with great flow and level properties. It is also moisture resistant, can be applied up to one hour prior to rain in temperatures as low as 40 degrees, and offers superior fade resistance. Surfaces dry to the touch can be immediately painted. 

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View announces $1.1 billion investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund to meet accelerating demand

View announced a $1.1 billion investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund. Demand for View’s intelligent windows is rapidly growing as companies increasingly recognize the benefits of modernizing their work environments to improve the health and productivity of their employees. View makes the entire skin of buildings intelligent. which improves human health and wellness by preserving unobstructed views, automatically letting in the optimum amount of natural light, and greatly reducing heat and glare. It also cuts the building energy consumption by up to 20 percent.

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Grove at Grand Bay withstands Hurricane Irma with help from PPG Duranar fluoropolymer coatings

Designed by globally renowned Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Grove at Grand Bay features two swiveling 20-story towers, each housing 49 upscale condominiums highlighted by expansive views of Biscayne Bay and its lush tropical surroundings. Tecnoglass engineered hurricane-resistant window walls, glass doors and metal framing systems finished with Duranar fluoropolymer coatings by PPG.

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Visually Striking World-Class Care Center Opens with New UPMC Location

Constructed with over 20,000 square feet of SYNTHEON Accel-E Wall, Steel Thermal Efficient Panel (STEP) System, the exterior walls combine light-gauge metal stud framing and continuous insulation, to reduce building costs and time, while improving energy-efficiency. The exterior metal skin further utilizes IMETCO’s IntelliScreen Complete Rainscreen Wall System with Element Metal Panels coated in four shades of Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings Fluropon, its flagship 70% PVDF exterior architectural metal coating.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

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