Creating Healthy Environments with Advanced Paint Technology
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Architectural paints can contribute significantly to healthier environments. In this discussion, we’ll delve into the components of paint that impact sustainable design including independent testing methods and standards, LEED v4 categories, and the specification of paint systems.
- 1. Discuss sustainability and its impact on socially responsible GREEN design.
- 2. Explain what a volatile organic compound is, and what the growing concerns are.
- 3. Ascertain the evolution of advance technology in paint and coatings.
- 4. Describe various industry testing methods and standards used to certify “green” products, and how these standards are referenced and used by LEED.
- 5. Identify the factors for specifying a paint system.
- 6. Identify and discuss future trends in sustainable design and paint technology.