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Do you Know How One Innovative and New Opportunity Solution Transformed San Marcos High School's Asbestos Nightmare

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Imagine sending your child to school, thinking they are safe, only to discover a hidden danger lurking within the building's structure.

This is not uncommon.

Similar scenarios can be found throughout the world

San Marcos High School faced this chilling reality as their asbestos spray-on fireproofing began to deteriorate, releasing toxic fibers into the air.

The challenge was clear: how could they prevent this deadly threat without breaking the bank or disrupting the students' education?

The Asbestos Dilemma: A Looming Threat

San Marcos High Schooldeteriorating asbestos spray-on fireproofing was a time bomb waiting to go off.

It posed a severe risk to the health of the students and staff. The challenge was not just to fix the issue but to do so quickly, cost-effectively, and with minimal disruption.

Desired Benefits: A Dream Solution

The school had a wish list for their solution:

Green and Super Compliant Zero VOC Coatings: An environmentally friendly approach.

Cost Effective: Budget-friendly to ensure the safety of all.

Little or No Surface Preparation and Minimum Downtime: Minimal disruptions, maximum safety.

Sustainable & Renewable Solution: A long-term, environmental fix.

No Offensive Odors: Keeping the school environment pleasant.

Class A Fire Rating: Ensuring utmost fire safety.

Extensively Tested & Approved: Proven track record

The Miracle Solution: Results Beyond Expectations

After thorough research and deliberation, a Class A Fire Rated, durable, highly impact-resistant, widely tested, and long-lasting GEI’s (Global ENCASEMENT, Inc.) System was installed.

Using PrepLESS Primer and AsbestoSafe TopCoat, all the school's desired benefits were met and exceeded.

This innovative solution not only averted a potential catastrophe but also provided a safer, more environmentally friendly, and cost-effective alternative to asbestos removal.

With little to no surface preparation and minimal downtime, the school was back in action while ensuring the safety of its students and staff.

The green, sustainable approach came with no offensive odors and Zero VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds), making the school an even more pleasant place for learning.

Conclusion: A Lesson in Transformation

San Marcos High School's journey from an asbestos-riddled nightmare to a safe haven for learning is a testament to the power of innovation and effective solutions.

This story proves that it's possible to overcome even the most daunting challenges with the right strategy, keeping our children safe and our schools thriving.

Discover how this school saved lives, money and secured its future - it's a story that will leave you amazed and inspired.

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do” -Professor Michael Porter

And in this case I’ll add “wasting precious time and money unnecessarily removing and replacing the offending material” or even worse “doing nothing.”


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