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Architectural Coatings: What is in a Coating Specification?
Free Live Webinar airing on Wednesday, May 15, 2019; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern
Sponsored by AGC, Inc. LUMIFLON® FEVE Resins
Presented by AkzoNobel

Learning Objectives:
• Understand architectural coatings and where they can be applied;
• Understand AAMA as a specification standard and how coatings manufacturers achieve categories;
• Determine with / EPD; and
• Learn examples of different ways to specify

Course Description:
Liquid and each have particular characteristics, and a variety of nomenclature is used to achieve similar results—for example: high-performance coating of the components of a building. The architectural coatings industry has spent the last several years developing innovations in performance, and finish alternatives with these products. This seminar will update the design and construction community on the latest technologies to achieve AAMA compliance, improve finishes options, define nomenclature and discuss other topics that will help to correctly specify coatings.

Presenter: Arturo Lugo, AkzoNobel
Arturo Lugo is an architect who took a passion for coatings over 10 years ago and has dedicated himself to guiding the design and construction industry into choosing the right colors and specifications for projects. Lugo was born and raised in Puerto Rico; graduated with a degree in architecture from the City University of New York; started his career designing and projects in the New York area; and continued his design experience developing and hospitality projects in the Caribbean, all while securing the NCARB architectural registration. In 2009, he joined AkzoNobel's Decorative Paints Division to develop the architectural market though the Caribbean, additionally working very close with architecture students to educate the upcoming generation. In 2014, he took an opportunity with AkzoNobel's Protective Coatings division to develop the engineering specification market in the Northeast U.S., working on significant projects. In 2018, he joined the AkzoNobel Powder Coatings division to support architects in specifying facade coatings for global projects.


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