Jakarta, Indonesia & Environmental Concerns

September 6, 2018

I’m heartened as I globe trot meeting with more and more people that are becoming aware of the harmful effects human activity on the environment and how people can change their behavior to protect the planet instead of continuing to damage it.

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Historic Properties and Hazardous Materials

August 21, 2018

I discussed in a recent blog the importance of keeping the aesthetics of a historic building intact. Making sure that the look and overall presentation on a structure is preserved is very significant. This is especially true with landmark properties that have prominent…

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Historical Preservation & Green Coatings Encasement

July 26, 2018

One of my favorite projects to do all over the world and a passion for me is defending historic properties against time and the elements, especially ones with landmark status.
Oftentimes, the building itself is physically unremarkable, although some event of historical…

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EPA & Lead Paint Poisoning

July 17, 2018

Lead Paint Poisoning is Preventable Through Education and Action
As I globe trot, I’m always hopeful that people and countries all over the world become more aware of the negative health effects from deteriorating lead-based paint. It’s a well-known and documented fact…

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Manila – 3 Types of Weather & Dark Multi-Colored Roofs

July 3, 2018

I just flew into the Philippines, Manila and from my window seat I was looking down on all the dark multi-colored roofs unnecessarily pulling down large amounts of heat.
All these dark green, blue, red and brown roofs are colorful yet completely non-functional as they…

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Green Coating Encasement in Port Isabelle, Texas

May 29, 2018

I’m presently in sweltering Port Isabelle, TX, which is right on the Gulf of Mexico. The suns UV rays are blistering, temperatures are cooking hot, the humidity is high and the damaging winds consistently blow strong. All these factors combine in a brutal assault on al…

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People & Green Coatings Encasement

May 15, 2018

The first time I read Stephen Covey’s book, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” was back in the early nineties. I immediately related to how this would be applied to my business and personal life. Since then, I have often thought how the habits apply to our tag line…

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Solving Tough Building Challenges in India with Simple Green Coating Encasement

May 1, 2018

I’m fortunate to have a job that takes me all over the world. This time, I went to India for a huge project with the international pharmaceutical company, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline). Travelling through spectacular India allowed me to experience so many incredible sights and…

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Earth Day Needs to be Everyday

April 23, 2018

The first time I heard about Earth Day was when I was in the eighth grade and my well admired and clever science teacher opened up a discussion on the cons of earth day stating it was some sort of liberal nonsense and a hoax.

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Solid Waste Produce Monstrous Greenhouse Gases

April 17, 2018

The generation of solid waste produces monstrous greenhouse gases that contribute to harmful human-induced Global Warming and Climate Change. The worldwide scientific community, as a whole, agrees that we need to stop, prevent, and minimize our destructive actions cont…

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Green Coatings Encasement & Circular Economy

April 9, 2018

I enthusiastically always push for protecting the environment, which we are passing down to our children and to future generations. One of the simplest ways I do is promoting how to minimize the waste we create. This also ties into a Circular Economy and keeping buildings in use for as long as possible.

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The Greenest Buildings are the Ones Still Standing

April 3, 2018

It is often stated that “the Greenest buildings are the ones still standing.” But what does it mean to be truly green? I’d say a green building must be long-lasting and sustainable.
A sustainable building is one that is resistant to increasingly stronger storms, wind, s…

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Green Coatings Encasement – A Single Project Saving $117,500,000

March 26, 2018

I continuously speak and write about saving money & time with Green Coatings Encasement, especially in overall long-term savings. So I’m going to cite one project that had $117,500,000.00 immediate and direct cost savings over unnecessary and expensive removal and repl…

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Green Coatings Aid in the Clean up after the Tsunami Disaster in Japan

March 19, 2018

Last week, I wrote about myself and some incredible individuals that offered their expertise to assist in the containment and clean up of toxic debris left behind from the tsunami. This week, I’m going to continue the discussion addressing the concerns of the coatings being chosen and how they were answered.

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Green Coatings Locking Down Fukushima Radioactive Debris

March 13, 2018

7 years ago, on March 11, 2011, an earthquake struck northern Japan triggering a monstrous tsunami. That powerful wave smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant causing a meltdown and massive release of radioactivity. The radioactive release added to all t…

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Green Coatings Saving Money

March 5, 2018

For years, I’ve been handing out a mock, pretend, $1,000,000-bill that looks real enough at first glance. It always gets people’s attention. The backside of the bill has our company information and in bold letters the saying “We $ave our Cu$tomer$ Million$.”

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Green Coatings – Combine Strength, Elongation & Coating Memory

February 26, 2018

It was recently reconfirmed in a simple real-life setting how well GEI (GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.) coatings hold up in extreme situations. Testing and Approvals are always important to back up claims, although it is just as important to have the coatings perform in real-world scenarios.

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No Urination Here

February 19, 2018

It’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Being there for all the festivities, you can’t help but see many unusual things mostly from the people and their creative, colorful costumes. I, for one, saw something that I don’t see everyday on the outside wall of a small convenience…

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Breathability & Green Coatings

February 12, 2018

I was down in New Orleans, where we have completed several high profile projects and historical properties, discussing with a good friend about breathability of GEI (GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.) coatings and why it mattered. He was having a tough time with the concept of…

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Renewable: Green Coatings & Buildings Surfaces

February 5, 2018

Green Coating Encasement is importantly renewable on two environmental fronts. First, the coatings themselves are renewable. At the end of their typical life cycle, they are simply recoated to cross-link bond adhering to themselves and extending their service life inde…

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Thomas Wildfire & Defensive Surfaces

Jan 29, 2018

I was just at my office in Ventura, CA where the scars of the Thomas wildfire were so fresh and the residual smoky smell still hung in the air. It was heartbreaking and a double whammy with Santa Barbara, which was also devastated from the same fires then hit with torr…

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Environmental Sustainability with Green Coatings Encasement

Jan 24, 2018

Today, I’m going to carry on the discussion of recent blogs about how Green Coatings Encasement have a positive effect on people, buildings and the environment. I’ll focus in on the term Environmental Sustainability and its association with Green Coatings Encasement an…

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How Specific Green Coatings Benefit People, Buildings & Environment

Jan 19, 2018

In last week’s blog I wrote about the basic qualities and additional desirable characteristics of green coatings. Today, I’m following up with how the benefits of specific green coatings can help to protect people, buildings and the environment even when taking environ…

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Green Coatings to Protect People, Buildings & the Environment

Jan 09, 2018

One of my passions is that I’ve always loved hanging out in nature, getting off the grid to center myself and connecting with the environment. So invariably it seemed to make good common sense to protect that environment. This thought process, combined with my chosen.

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Tornado Cough from Disasters is Preventable with MPE™

Jan 03, 2018

Have you ever heard of Tornado cough?

Exposure to disaster debris and their side effects are becoming so common that individual types and the health effects they cause are warranting their own names. Tornado cough is one of them. This is an adverse reaction to inhaled p…

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Disaster Cleanup Can Lead to Their Own Disasters

Dec 29, 2017

Have you ever heard of the problems with disaster cleanup? After a disaster and cleanup starts, that’s when a whole host of other problems can begin.

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Big Disasters Produce Big Hazards Causing Both Primary & Secondary Exposure

Dec 18, 2017

I’m consistently asked the difference between direct and indirect exposure to hazardous materials. Direct exposure also known as a primary exposure, takes place initially when a disaster strikes. An indirect or secondary exposure usually takes place after the released…

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Wildfires Leave Behind Toxic Ash and Hazardous Debris Threatening Returning Residents

Dec 11, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those effected by the recent wildfires and to the brave firefighters. Hazardous substances left behind in the toxic ash may result in unnecessary exposure endangering returning residents. Shifting through the untreated and dangerous ash and debris could have lasting health effects.

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Big Benefits to Brownfield Properties from GEI’s Green Coatings Encasement

Dec 04, 2017

One of the people I have great respect for is Mavis Nye, the founder of Mavis Nye Foundation. She does wonderful work with her foundation and speaking engagements. With boundless energy, she has a strong commitment to educate others on the dangers of asbestos exposure.

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Asbestos Spray-on Fireproofing – Economically Encased, Not Expensively Replaced

Nov 27, 2017

I just spoke to a guy who said he had spent a lot of time on the GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. and Encasement Guy websites researching options for an asbestos situation he has.

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Aid in Toxic Clean Up after Disasters – Minimize and Avoid Secondary Exposure

Nov 20, 2017

Flood waters, hurricanes, earthquakes, tropical storms, rising rivers, tsunamis, typhoons, tornados and wild fires can all leave toxic materials behind that can be harmful when they become airborne.
I’ve had calls with concerns about the exposure from residual contami…

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Ilocos, The Philippines – Lecture to 1,000+ Architect’s on Green Coatings Encasement

Nov 13, 2017

I recently gave a lecture in Ilocos, Philippines to over 1,000 architects on the benefits of Green Coating Encasement versus removal & replacement. This included what exactly are green coatings, what defines encasement, and how they are both beneficial in protecting people, buildings and the planet. It also included…

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Wildfires & Toxic Cleanup

Nov 03, 2017

The devastating fires left whole neighborhoods covered in debris and ash. This toxic debris and hazardous ash can contain potentially harmful levels of heavy metals which include antimony, chromium, arsenic, cadmium, copper, lead and zinc. This assortment of hazardous debris can also contain electronic waste from computers, monitors, batteries and other toxic substances from, paints, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and asbestos.

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Spotlight Profile: George C. Keefe – “The Encasement Guy”

May 25, 2017

George C. Keefe is the CEO and founder of GLOBAL Encasement Inc. (GEI), an international, Pro-Planet corporation that provides green coating solutions for tough building challenges.
Also known as Encasement Guy, Keefe is a consultant, lecturer, author and technical writ…

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Locking Down Hazardous Material at Fukushima and Outlying Prefectures

May 23, 2017

On March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant was damaged by the tsunami that resulted from the Tohoku earthquake, emitting a large amount of radiation due to a hydrogen explosion. GLOBAL Encasement, Inc., a U.S. Federal GSA Schedule Contract holder and…

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