North America’s first product category rule (PCR) for roof coatings has been created by NSF International and the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA). This PCR, which covers fluid-applied and adherent coatings used either for roof maintenance/repair or as part of a roof covering system or assembly, offers the industry a number of benefits.
Even those best-designed, well-constructed buildings degrade if the appropriate exterior coating and finishes are not applied and maintained in a timely manner—this is especially true for demanding environments.
Coatings have become are more specialized and technologically advanced than ever before, which is good news for architects and specifiers of healthcare facilities. These advancements mean specifiers are able to make better coating decisions based on appearance and function.