Sustainability Articles

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Call for Coatings at 2024 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo

The 2024 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo, held this March in New Orleans, La., will showcase numerous exhibits and educational sessions relevant to the coatings industry. This article highlights several potential opportunities to coatings professionals across the field.

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Concrete Industry Succeeding With Sustainable Solutions

There are many facets of sustainability within the concrete industry, and industry organizations, associations, and individual companies all have a role to play in ensuring that sustainability goals and targets are established and achieved.

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Sustainable Solutions for the Built Environment

Job Coenen, AkzoNobel’s sustainability program manager and a strategic global corporate advisory board member of the World Green Building Council, explains how sustainable solutions for the built environment can address many of the challenges of producing more green buildings.

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How Needs Are Evolving for Coatings Inspectors

Michael Beamish, vice president and general manager at DeFelsko Corp., shares feedback he’s heard from coatings inspectors about their jobsite challenges in the field. In 2023, many of these challenges involve the need for boosting speed and reporting efficiency.

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Summer in the City: Cool Roof Policies and Programs

Cool roof coatings can help provide passive cooling during extreme heat events, particularly during power outages and in poorly insulated or non-air-conditioned buildings. They can also help mitigate impacts from the urban heat island effect.

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Meeting the Needs of Customers and Communities

In a recent appearance on the CoatingsPro Interview Series, John Salvadore — director of portfolio management at paints and coatings manufacturer PPG — explains how various demands from the marketplace are affecting trends in coatings development