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FDT’s Air Freshness System ‘Carbon-Footprint’ Approved
DUBAI, UAE -- The Oxygen-Pro Programmable Air Freshness System from Fragrance Delivery Technologies Ltd has been endorsed as a Carbon Footprint Approved Product. Read More...

Otis Debuts IoT Service for Predictive Maintenance
HONG KONG -- Otis, the manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, has launched its Otis ONE, its connected elevator solution that personalizes the service experience through real-time, transparent information and predictive maintenance insights. Read More...

New Sports Center Complex Names SFM to Operate
CLEARWATER, FL -- Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau has broken ground on Wisconsin's most anticipated new youth sports project, The Fox Cities Champion Center in Grand Chute, which will be managed through a contract with Sports Facilities Management. Read More...

Afflink Adds Two Staff Members for Sales and Growth
TUSCALOOSA, AL -- AFFLINK, a sales and marketing organization for the distribution industry, has hired two new staffers to join its growing team. Read More...

HydraMaster Acquired by Bluefin Global
MUKILTEO, WA -- HydraMaster, a manufacturer of truck-mounted and portable carpet and hard surface cleaning equipment, has been acquired by Bluefin Global LLC,  “to help the company realize its full potential.” Read More...

CleanTelligent Offers Cash Prizes for ISSA Show Networkers
PROVO, UTAH -- CleanTelligent Software, which will exhibit at ISSA North America 2018 in Dallas Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, will offer cash prizes for attendee networking, specifically twenty, $50 prizes and one $1,000 grand prize. Read More...

Bridgestone Tower Certified LEED Gold
NASHVILLE, TN -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, has announced that Bridgestone Tower, its recently completed headquarters office in downtown Nashville, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC). Read More...

The Essity of Clean Hands: Healthy and Satisfied
PHILADELPHIA -- Not only can you help yourself and others stay healthy by washing your hands often, you can also make your loved ones happier, and colleagues more satisfied at work, according to a survey conducted by Essity. Read More...

IICRC Announces 2019 Board and Executive Committee
LAS VEGAS -- The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification has announced the election of four new members to its 2018-2019 Board of Directors, including Mark Drosdov, David Hodge, Tony Macaluso and Ryan Tasovac. Read More...

Venture Would Integrate Wellness in Smart Buildings
MUNICH -- EDGE Technologies and Delos have formed a collaboration to explore advancing the deployment of smart-healthy building management systems for commercial buildings. Read More...

Industry News
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Four Silicone Roof Coating Myths Busted

When it comes to silicone roof coatings, there are a number of misconceptions, including the following: Silicone Roof Coatings are “Waterproof;” “Nothing Sticks to Silicone;” Silicone Coatings are “better” than Acrylic Coatings; and 100 percent silicone coatings
are 100 percent solids.

Silicone Roof Coatings are Waterproof: This is the most common misleading and incorrect term associated with silicone roof coatings or “silicones.” The correct terminology is that silicones are water-resistant, or more specifically water-repellent.

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