More stories about Paints

  • COOLWALL Coating Systems From TEX-COTE

    TEX-COTE’s COOLWALL coating systems are formulated to reflect the sun’s heat and reduce heat build-up on exterior walls. This low-VOC formulation does not change the wall surface’s color.

  • Innovations: May 2008

    These products will help achieve sustainability.

  • 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...

  • 2008 Innovative Green Projects

    Check out 11 innovative green projects from across North America.

  • Art Museum Upgraded

    Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, upgraded its Bowdoin College Museum of Art to care for its valuable art collection.

  • Maui Home Preserves Surrounding Beauty

    A sustainable Hawaii residence serves as a learning tool as its participates in the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Homes pilot program.

  • Next-Generation Adhesives Lower Emissions, Maintain Performance

    Increasing concern about the impact of Formaldehyde and other VOCs on human health has prompted development of low- and no-VOC adhesives.

  • Aura Bath and Spa Paint From Benjamin Moore

    The company has expanded its Aura low-VOC paint line to include Aura Bath & Spa, a matte-finish product specially formulated to lock out moisture and withstand heat and humidity, allowing its use in the steamy master bath. With its Color Lock technology, the paint never needs more than two...

  • Kilz Clean Start From MasterChem Industries

    Suitable for interior and exterior use, Kilz Clean Start zero-VOC water-based primer, sealer, and stainblocker improves, strengthens, and reduces top-coat paint appearance, the maker says. The low-odor product provides a mildew-resistant finish, blocks tannin bleed, and cleans up with soap and...

  • Sustainable Courthouse Welcomes Community

    The Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse not only stands as an artistic expression for future generations, it also considers those generations by exemplifying the definition of sustainability.