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Environmental Requirements and Green Building Standards Impact Architectural Coatings Environmental Requirements and Green Building Standards Impact Architectural Coatings

While not widely known or understood by consumers, emissions from paints applied to architectural surfaces do have an impact on air quality. Point sources, such as tall stacks and exhaust vents from factories, are more obvious, but the combined effects of using and applying paint have not escaped the expanding net of government regulation. Ever-tightening regulatory proposals for VOCs in architectural coatings continue to shape product offerings and present challenges to architects, engineers, construction firms and building-maintenance personnel. Read more

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