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ROOF COATINGS OCT 2017

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COATINGSPRO ROOF COATINGS 2017 3 Letters to the editor are always welcome. We reser ve the r ight to edit for space considerations. E-mail responses may be sent to editor@coatingspromag.com. Or mail to: Editor, CoatingsPro Magazine, 4501 Mission Bay Dr ive, Ste. 2G, San Diego, C A 92109 Beneath the Surface CoatingsPro is published six times per year with one special issue annually for a total of seven for free to qualified subscribers by NACE International, 4501 Mission Bay Dr, Suite 2G, San Diego, CA 92109. Postmaster please send address changes to PO Box 334, Stafford TX 77497. © All contents copyright 2017 by NACE International. This publication allows its authors the fullest latitude in expressing opinions on controversial subjects so that its readers will be better informed. The views and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of this publication. There is no warranty as to the legality, completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein. Reproduction in whole or in part of any part of this publication without the prior written consent of the publisher is prohibited. Editorial contributions are welcome. Publisher reserves the right to use materials at his discretion, and reserves the right to edit material to meet the publication's requirements. Contributor's act of sending a contribution shall constitute an express warranty that the material is original and does not infringe on the rights of others, and that the publisher is granted every right to reproduce said material. I N T E R N A T I O N A L ON THE COVER Images represented on the cover and throughout the magazine are from a variety of sources supplied to CoatingsPro for editorial purposes. Group Publisher Bill Wageneck, bill.wageneck@nace.org, +1 281-228-6441 Associate Publisher Eliina Lizarraga Editor Stephanie Marie Chizik Technical Editor Malcolm McNeil Contributing Editor Jack Innis Contributors Steven Heinje, Jonathan Keim Staff Writer Ben DuBose Copy Editors Julie Berr y, Robin Cheslock Editorial Advisory Group Stella Amador (Florida Quality Roofing, Inc.), Nick Bozzuto (Bullard), Craig Campbell (Paint Inspection Ser vices), Jason R. Mota (Crossfield Products), Kurti Ohse (Clemco Industries Corp.) Art Director Rey Galza Product Manager, Electronic Media Husna Miskinyar ADVERTISING SALES Sales Manager Diane Gross diane.gross@nace.org, +1 281-228-6446 Account Executive Jody Lovsness jody.lovsness@nace.org, +1 281-228-6257 Account Executive Leslie Whiteman leslie.whiteman@nace.org, +1 281-228-6248 Account Executive The Kingwell Co. jim.kingwell@nace.org, +1 847-537-9196 Account Executive Daniel Vincent daniel.vincent@nace.org, +1 7 70-437-0861 Account Executive Eric Freer eric.freer@nace.org, +1 281-228-6292 DIRECT LETTERS, EDITORIAL QUERIES, COMMENTS, AND PHOTOS TO: CoatingsPro Ma gazine 4501 Mission Bay Dr., Ste. 2G San Diego, C A 92109 editor@coatingsproma g.com (858) 768-0828 Stephanie Marie Chizik Editor stephanie.chizik@nace.org I t's been raining a lot where I am on the East Coast. And it's been unseasonably hot where the CoatingsPro offices are located on the West Coast. We've heard about tornadoes and hurricanes and every- thing in between. And why does that weather matter? Because much like a raincoat or sunscreen, a facility's roof is its first defense against moisture infiltration. "It's Raining on the Inside" may be a nice song from Amy Grant, but it certainly isn't a nice message to get from tenants! As a reader of CoatingsPro, you know first-hand the importance of coatings — roof coatings specifically. ey should protect the substrate, create a leak-free environment, and possibly save the owner money on heating, ventilation, and air condition- ing (HVAC) bills if they're lucky. For someone with such an import- ant responsibility to set a building up for success from the top, you need the information that will help you do the job to the best of your abilities. Enter the Roof Coatings supplement. Under the Lid In the 2017 Roof Coatings supplement, we're sharing an overview of the roof coating industry, including the equip- ment, safety gear, and materials needed to complete the job; updates on new products and services from industry members; and general industry best practice tips. ose can all be found in the roundup on page 6. e Notes From the Field article in this supplement is from an industry leader, Steven Heinje. His article shares a great overview on the different types of coatings out there and some benefits and drawbacks of them. Flip to page 22 for that article. e final article is a great one for companies looking to go bigger in the roof coating industry. On page 28, industry expert Jonathan Keim shares some tips on what to consider before accepting a big roof coating project. Game Time! rough the roof. Raise the roof. Roof over one's head. Cat on a hot tin roof. ere are a variety of idioms about roofs, and there's a reason why: Roofs are important. W hether you're talking access, surface prep, material selection, and everything in between, knowing your stuff can mean the difference between a roof that's bargain-basement to one that's on the top of its game. CP Top Dog: Roof Coatings

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