Coating compositions which reduce the surface emissivity of structural materials or maintain the surface emissivity of structural materials while protecting the structural materials from oxidation, weathering, and physical damage. The compositions comprise a polymerized organic monomer, an optional dispersible electrically conductive material, a catalyst, and a solvent.
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 This invention was made with U.S. government support under DOE Contract # DE-FC26-05NT42321 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.