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TEX•COTE® 2009 COOLWALL® Symposium features Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Jay Haines, TEX•COTE® President/ CEO welcomes Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. speaks on sustainability.

Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader, D.O.E. speaks on benefits of “cool walls”.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Jay Haines, and Andre Desjarlais.

On February 6, 2009, Textured Coatings of America, Inc. held its 2009 COOLWALL® Symposium at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event highlighted the environmental benefits of TEX•COTE®’s green exterior wall coating system, COOLWALL®.

• Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., a leading environmental activist, lawyer, and author, gave the keynote address on sustainability.
• Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratories, followed with a presentation on the benefits of “Cool” walls and the U.S. Department of Energy’s testing of TEX•COTE®’s COOLWALL® system.
• Ed Sauter, Executive Director of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, presented Jay Haines, TEX•COTE®’s President and CEO, with the “All-Time Top Tilt-Up Projects” award.
• Jay Haines gave a presentation on the advantages of COOLWALL®’s patented FADE BLOCK™ technology followed by a module on “IR Heat Reflective Coatings” that gave eligible architects in attendance the chance to earn one AIA CES learning unit.

Attendees included various COOLWALL® home improvement dealers, engineering, design-build, and architectural firms. For more information on COOLWALL®, contact Textured Coatings of America, Inc. at 1-800-454-0340.

For more pictures from the event, visit our photo gallery.

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