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Former Gymnasium Transformed Into Architectural Masterpiece With Lumiflon

In August 2016, Minnesota’s Bemidji State University’s Memorial Hall was open for faculty, staff, and students. The University’s newest addition is an upgrade of an underused gymnasium that was built 75 years ago and was primarily used for large social gatherings. With strong support from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Memorial Hall’s transformation began in September 2014, and cost a grand total of $13.79 million in bonds that were approved by the Minnesota Legislature. Continue reading Read More

Nation’s First Net Zero Public Safety Building Uses Valflon Coating System With LUMIFLON FEVE Resin

Public service buildings (PSB) have the ability to reflect the community in which they reside. In this case, having a LEED Platinum, net zero PSB, allowed Salt Lake City to showcase their movement towards innovative and sustainable development. Interestingly, this building is the nation’s very first net zero public safety building, meaning the structure produces as much energy as it consumes. Continue reading Read More

Vibrant Hospital Enhanced With Coraflon Coating Using Lumiflon FEVE Technology

The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Pennsylvania is a new facility encompassing 1.4 million square-feet. The project, which includes four facilities, a hospital and a research center, was designed by Pittsburgh architects Astorino, now Cannon Design. With the help of PPG’s glass and architectural coatings systems, the project received LEED certification. Continue reading Read More

LEED Platinum Headquarters Features A Lumiflon Topcoat On Exterior Panels

Serving as Canada’s first LEED Platinum certified office tower, Manitoba Hydro’s headquarters stands beautifully in the Winnipeg, Manitoba skyline. The building features aluminum composite panels that change in color from gray to a myriad of blues. The custom Alucobond bronze colored panels feature a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat, further complimenting the building’s sustainability factor due to the durability and weatherability characteristics of the resin that prolong the lifespan of the substrate and eliminate the need to recoat Continue reading Read More