La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara, CA

The Challenge:  

This school building contained an asbestos spray-on fireproofing that had been deteriorating.

The school management had sought the most cost effective solution that would avoid the release of harmful fibers and generation of asbestos containing waste. And also provide clean air for building personnel, students, faculty and staff.

Benefits Desired:

• GREEN and Super Compliant Zero VOC Coatings
• Tight Seal over Asbestos Fireproofing
• Class A Fire Rating
• No Generation, Transportation and Storage of Unwanted Hazardous Waste
• Low Odor
• Cost Effective
• Minimum Down Time


A Class A Fire Rated durable, highly impact, abuse resistant and long-lasting GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. System was installed.

Products used were PrepLESS PrimerTM and AsbestoSafe® TopCoat, saving the school 75% over the cost of removal, disposal and respray. All the school’s desired benefits were met or exceeded.