Restoration & Preservation


The Your Last Coat Encasement System does not obscure architectural details,
evidenced in these photos taken 18 months after installation of the waterproofing
and lead encapsulant coatings system.
  • Rehabilitation, restoration, and preservation of old and historic buildings are sustainable alternatives to demolition
  • Reduces construction waste and conserves natural resources
  • Demolition can have negative impacts on the environment and human health due to hazardous waste transportation and landfill use
  • Preservation of historic structures requires expertise to address complex issues
  • Restoration work and products must meet standards and guidelines set by the state or government
  • Global ENCASEMENT, Inc.'s green coatings offer advanced solutions for asbestos and lead-based paint encapsulation, weatherproofing, and roofing
  • Coatings meet and exceed building codes and environmental regulations
  • Minimal disturbance of existing coatings, dust, and fiber release
  • Coatings do not obscure architectural details and allow moisture vapor transmission
  • Historic preservationists choose Global ENCASEMENT, Inc.'s coatings for long-term, sustainable solutions.


Pontalba Apartments Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974 and The Cabildo is an historic 200 year old building where the Louisiana Purchase was signed


Some of the many other environmental and performance attributes are:

  • Low VOC Super Compliant Architectural Coatings Meets California SCAQMD Guidelines
  • NO Ozone Depleting Substances.
  • Non-Toxic, Easy to Apply and Cleans Up With Water
  • Outstanding UV Protection
  • Energy Star Rated High Solar Reflectance (83%)
  • Avoids Costly Hazardous Waste, Transportation and Disposal Fees
  • Sustainable 20 Year Performance - Renewable Cross-Link Bonding 
  • Tested to and Exceeds ASTM D6083 requirements for critical properties - tensile strength, elongation, wet adhesion, and weatherability
  • Tested to and Exceeds ASTM E-1795 Lead Encapsulation Protocol

GEI's cost effective, sustainable and renewable systems can save customers up to 90% over the cost of removal, disposal and replacement. 
They add highly impact- and abuse- resistant protection to both interior and exterior building surfaces. The exterior building envelope is protected from ultraviolet degradation and weatherization; and its seamless monolithic membrane gives better protection against high-wind events such as typhoons and hurricanes.


GEI Restoration & Preservation


GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. products comply with US Historic Preservation Acts and US Presidential  Executive Orders that apply to the Protection of the Environment and Pollution Prevention

Executive Order #13423 and the past Presidential Executive Order #13101 for Energy Efficiency and Pollution Prevention. 

“Greening the Government through Waste Prevention, Recycling and Federal Acquisition.” 

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976.

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Goals to:  Protect us from the hazards of waste disposal, Conserve energy and natural resources by recycling and recovery, Reduce or  eliminate waste, and Clean up waste, which may have spilled, leaked, or been improperly disposed of.

Please review our Restoration and Preservation case histories below:

CH#002 - Charles Broadway Rouss Building

CH#003 - Great Western Bank

CH#007 - The Nyack Center

CH#009 - Columbia University

CH#012 - Louisiana State Museum

CH#013 - 90 Maiden Lane

CH#018 - New Jersey Transit Hub

CH#019 - Internal Revenue Service

CH#021 - Pontalba Apartments

CH#027 - The Phelan Building

CH#032- Glide Memorial Church, 290 Lombard Street

CH#039 - CottonMill Apartments

CH#040 - Fairmont Hotel

CH#041 - Maison Blanche

CH#052 - American Can Company

CH#060 - The Monadnock Building, Market Street

CH#061 - Historical Williamsburg Savings Bank

CH#063 - U.S. Army Park Avenue Armory

CH#074 - Canyon Elementary School

CH#089 - Pier A – New York Harbor



CH#096 - Residence

CH#108 - The Peralta House

CH#119 - 819 Valmont St.

CH#131 - Rockford Tower

CH#137 - Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Municipal Pier 84

CH#139 - Pennsylvania Convention Center

CH#143 - Pickens-Salley House

CH#163 - The Brockle Bank Building

CH#169 - B. Altman Building, 365 5th Ave.

CH#170 - Boston Opera House

CH#175 - Air Force Museum

CH#204 - Exterior Waterproofing and Fire Escapes

CH#213 - Historic Preservation

CH#215 - Santa Clarita Rail Bridge


CH#235 - Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

CH#236 - United States Post Office and Courthouse

CH#240 - Sacramento Railyards

CH#241 - LHP Russ Building

CH#251 - National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution

CH#261 - New York City - Lexington Hotel

CH#262 - Bryant Street Pumping Station


Sustainable Preservation Supports Historic Preservation: