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Hot, Hot, Hot: Insulating the Inside of a Digester Complex

Condensation and corrosion can spell disaster for any component of a wastewater treatment plant, especially the digester complex, an area of the facility where a network of pipes and tanks has materials flowing through it at temperatures of 110 to 120 °F.

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Waterproofing Crew Earns Top Grade for School Expansion

Today, the school’s total enrollment is more than 500 students — nearly 10 times the volume of when it first opened nearly 25 years ago. That rapid expansion quickly made the Atonement Academy’s original facilities insufficient, thus incentivizing the school to authorize the construction of two new buildings for its students.

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Editor’s Pick: South Florida Style for a Town Hall Roof

South Florida is known for its abundant sunshine as well as its intense afternoon rainstorms during the summer months. Put these two weather conditions together with close proximity to the equator, and rooftops can definitely take a beating from Mother Nature.

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Final Bell for School’s Leaky Roofs

Kids need the right environment to do their best in school. Many different strategies and styles have been tried over the years but one thing that is clearly not conducive to learning (or much else, for that matter) is a leaking roof.

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Insulating Chemical Tanks in Texas

When Flowchem decided to expand and upgrade its plant in 2017, they needed a proven contractor they could trust to insulate three stainless steel (SS) product tanks and one plastic water tank at their home base — all while matching the exterior appearance to other white tanks at the facility.

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Rope Access Painters Pencil in Denver Skyline

The skinny dimensions of the 150-foot (45.7 m) tall, 12-foot (3.7 m) diameter smokestack, however, posed unique challenges from the standpoint of both access and aesthetics. Fortunately for the client, one creative coatings contractor was ready to pencil in solutions.

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Night and Day: Facility Leaves Dust and Dirt Behind

The client was converting an old warehouse into a facility that needed to be Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved. It took a five-person crew and a slew of materials, but PennCoat played its part to help that come to life.

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California Dreamin’: Clear-Cut Roof Coating

The building, which is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, includes offices leased to companies such as Kaiser Permanente. After a pre-inspection, the foam experts determined that the best solution for the leaky cap sheet roof was to apply a coated spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system.

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Greatest Hits: Hope, Care, and Roof Coatings

Replacing the 30+-year-old roofs at a school may have been the strategy for many roofing contractors, but for contracting company RoofCARE, roof replacement is seen as a last resort.

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Historic House of Worship Goes Green

But despite the historic and cultural significances, the exterior of the building was in a bit of disarray. In particular, the building’s crown jewel — its emerald-colored dome — was leaking.

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Fox River News: Elevated Tank

When a new potable water tank was being built for the residents of St. Charles, it was decided that the tank would showcase the town name and its symbol.

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Stopping Leaks in the Lone Star State

When Dixie Safe and Lock Inc. in Houston realized their 25-year-old corrugated metal roof was beginning to rust and leak into their building, they felt anything but secure.