Energy Efficient Roof Coating

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Cool Roof Coating Incentives

Temperature readings Before After As you can see, cool reflective coatings can drastically reduce the amount of heat absorbed by a roof. Many power providers offer cash incentives to qualifying industrial and commercial clients who build or upgrade their facilities in ways that minimize energy demand. Cool roof coating is one of the building envelope [...]

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Cool Roofs Lower Energy Costs

Cool roof coatings to lower energy costs   Great Western Coatings has joined Pacific Powers’ Energy Efficiency Alliance as a contractor dedicated to helping clients lower energy costs with cool roof coating. The application of cool roof coatings is a building envelope upgrade that can significantly reduce cooling costs and qualify for energy incentive cash [...]

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Roof Pollutant Solutions

Containment

Environmentally Compliant Painting

Just as with safety, facility managers deserve the peace of mind that comes with knowing that their painting/coating professionals adhere to all environmental compliance standards. GWC strives to be a leader in environmental compliance. We have built our practices around the standards and guidelines set forth by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Some key [...]

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ECOSS Workshop Stormwater Tips

Great Western Coatings has taken the initiative to understand and assist our industrial clients with stormwater management. The November 2011 ECOSS Industrial Stormwater Training Workshop, in South Seattle, provided valuable insights which we look forward to sharing with our clients. 10 Helpful Stormwater Tips 1. Take a proactive approach – A proactive approach will ultimately [...]

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Coating Galvanized Surfaces

Zinc Abatement and Galvanized Surfaces

Many businesses have been surprised to find significant levels of zinc leaching from metal roofs and other galvanized structures. A literature review published by the Washington State Department of Ecology reveals cases of as much as 15,000 micrograms/L  leaching from some roofs. The review suggests that the typical range for all galvanized surfaces falls between [...]

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Managing Roof Runoff

This presentation provides an overview and analysis of some of the options for managing roof runoff. Including value-added coating solutions. Click to view Metals From Roof Runoff  

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Zinc Sampling

Stormwater Sampling

Stormwater sampling is an important aspect of stormwater permit compliance. Depending on your facility’s situation you will need to consider several different factors. All Industrial Stormwater General Permit holders are required to sample for the following: turbidity, pH, zinc, copper and visible oil sheen. However, type of industrial activities and proximity to impaired water bodies [...]

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Coating Galvanized Surfaces

Coating Galvanized Surfaces

Industrial facilities in Seattle, WA and throughout the Northwest are affected by stormwater permitting issues. Coating metal roofs is a proactive way to stop zinc pollution and preserve assets. Great Western Coatings is dedicated to providing exceptional quality, compliance, and affordability to industrial facilities through the Northwest.

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Summer Coating

The Benefits of Summer Coating

Zinc abatement and maintenance coating projects in Seattle, WA and throughout the Northwest are affected by seasonal weather. This video highlights the benefits of coating during the summer season. Coating metal roofs is a proactive way to stop zinc pollution and preserve assets.

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Zinc Abatement Coating NEBC 2013

Galvanized and painted surfaces leach zinc. The heaviest contributors are roofs and siding. Our specialty Zinc Abatement Coating service eliminates the source. Nearly 30 years of maintenance coating experience ensure optimal weatherproofing and maintenance value.

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Stormwater Runoff

Adding Pollutant Sources to Your Site Map

Step by step guide to identifying pollutant sources on industrial sites. An excellent overview provided by the team at the Washington Stormwater Center.

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