SAFE Encasement Systems (SES) is a leading manufacturer of protective coating systems that help solve health and safety issues. Founded by John W. Thoburn, P.E. in 1997, SES is committed to providing our clients with proven, state-of-the-art solutions for safe, effective and affordable abatement solutions. SES has provided environmentally safe encasement systems to homes, schools, hospitals, historic buildings, government facilities, commercial and industrial sites throughout the USA and Canada.In recent years, more and more people have come to realize that the quality of the air we breathe can largely determine our personal health and well-being. There have been many examples of materials being used in the construction of pre-1978 homes and buildings that, over time, have proven to be a threat to our personal health and safety, as well as to our environment. In determining options to solve these challenges, the Federal Government established, published and applied Federal-Standards for effective abatement methods. The four approved abatement methods are: a) total removal and replacement, b) enclosure, c) encapsulation and d) encasement. Of these four accepted abatement solutions; encasement is the one that is less disruptive, meaning that the process of installing an encasement system over these obsolete building surfaces, can be done without disturbing toxic dusts or fibers. Encasement can also save the end user 50% to 80% versus other abatement methods, and can often be completed in one-third of the time.