Monthly Archives: September 2011

What would King Kong say?

The Empire State Building has gone green! No, not green like the jungle – It’s been LEED Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Induron Coatings would like to offer congratulations to all involved parties!

Read more about how one of the most prominent buildings shaping the New York City skyline achieved LEED Gold for Existing Building Certification in Durability + Design.

Baseball – and Induron’s Perma-Gloss – are Hot Right Now!

By Jeff White, Induron Sales Manager

It’s September, and the baseball pennant races are in full swing. The action for the playoffs is hot. Guess what else is hot – Induron’s Perma-Gloss Fluorourethane!

Perma-Gloss knocks it out of the park when compared to the minimum requirements of AWWA D-102-06 for a finish coat on Outside Coating System No. 4. OCS-4 minimum requirements (not sure if you can really call it minimum as it is one of the toughest requirements out there) is 95% gloss retention after a minimum of 1252 MJ/m sq exposed per the EMMAQUA test procedure. Continue reading Baseball – and Induron’s Perma-Gloss – are Hot Right Now!

A Protected Canvas

by Davies Hood, Executive VP, Induron Coatings

The Birmingham News recently ran an editorial entitled “’Art’ is not beauty when it is splashed across someone else’s canvas.”

This article addresses the respect of private property and other people’s rights with regard to what is widely considered a good, grassroots message. You see, a local group of “artists” has taken it upon themselves to “tag” several different structures throughout the greater Birmingham area with the statement “You Are Beautiful.” The intention behind this message is to remind each of us that we are beautiful in some regard and that even though times are tough, each of us has value. This message in and of itself is a message that should be sung from the mountaintops. However, the artists recently spilled paint on cars near a “tagged” apartment building. The cost to remove the paint from this private property was approximately $4,000.  Continue reading A Protected Canvas