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Why Looking for "Low-VOC" Paints Isn't Enough

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are chemicals found in paint, building supplies, furniture, cleaning supplies and many other products; these chemicals have an atmospheric photochemical reaction that pollute the ozone layer. With exceptionally low VOC levels, ROMA’s mineral-based breathable paints, plasters...

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Sponsor: ROMA




ROMA Ecological Paints on List of Top Innovative and Sustainable Products

In September 2013 the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced the top 10 finalists for the nonprofit organization’s inaugural innovation challenge. In partnership with Make It Right, the Cradle to Cradle challenge saw more than 100 entries for eco-sustainable...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ROMA




Is the Paint in Your Home Making Your Family Sick?

What does asthma have to do with the paint on your walls? The chemicals and allergens commonly found in building materials contribute to all kinds of illnesses, especially asthma. Most household paints have chemicals that aggravate asthma, and some could...

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Sponsor: ROMA


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2017 Interior Color Forecast: Gray is Here to Stay

Color trends in interior design are frequently fickle, quickly swinging from one side of the spectrum to the other.

Designer Q&A: Going Green in NYC Luxury Apartments

With residential building in New York City undergoing a bit of a boom, some developers are seeing the value of offering green and sustainably designed housing.

Honey Glow Named Color of the Year for 2017 (Video)

The cheerful spirit that radiates from this color will re-energize any room.

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Tight houses often mean that pollutants can be trapped inside, creating an indoor air pollution problem.

2017 Home Design Color Forecast Reveals Paint Trends

Paint is more than just a color; it is a method of communication.

Production Home Builder Targets Green Building to Buyer Understanding

Offering a home that exceeds the minimum standard, no matter how stringent that might be, is one way a builder a can differentiate itself in a competitive marketplace.

Get great painting ideas from room makeover contest winners (video)

When it comes to home décor, one of the easiest ways to update a room is with a fresh coat of paint.

Would you make a sandwich on your toilet seat? It may be cleaner than your kitchen

Our homes can be riddled with hidden germs, leading to illnesses and lots of discomfort.

Paradise Found named 2016 Color of the Year

The serious, aloe green was inspired by consumers’ search for security, protection, privacy and resilience in an uncertain world.

Microbicidal paint creates safer living and working spaces

The CDC notes that approximately one in 25 U.S. patients contract at least one infection during the course of their hospital care.


Don't miss these 2016 interior design trends

A range of looks, from soft, graceful patterns to bold, jewel-inspired furnishings, highlight the leading style preferences in 2016.

Factory built show home demonstrates the best in building technology

The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.


Study links cognitive function to indoor air quality

The results of a new study carried out by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health indicate that people who work in buildings with typical indoor air quality are not realizing their full cognitive potential compared to those who work in buildings with improved indoor air quality.

Roll on unexpected property value

Residential property value can be a fairly dry subject, but a little wet paint can put more green in your pockets.

Investing in indoor air quality as a marketing tool

In today’s eco-conscious world, every “healthy” or “low-impact” credential is a marketing tool for homeowners and property managers.

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Improve the indoor air quality in your home with low- and zero-VOC paints. These sustainable paints are formulated to be safe for indoor use and reduce environmental impact.

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