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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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...

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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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Shaw Floors Announces 2018 Color of the Year | Video

There's a yearning for warmer hues and we see that coming to life as touches of gold and brass accents.

Sandstone Tint Named 2018 Color Of The Year

In functional spaces, like a family room, Sandstone Tint serves as an unassuming backdrop for décor that features bright pops of color.

Behr Paint Reveals 2018 Color of the Year: 'In The Moment'

People desire a personal and meaningful connection to their homes and surroundings.

Home Innovation Issues First NGBS Green Certification Based on 2015 NGBS

As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

2018 Color and Design Trends that Reflect Life's Celebrations

Each of the palettes explores the cultural dynamics that drive the trends, along with the colors and textures that bring it to life.

Remodeling Secret: Homes with Blue Bathrooms Sell for More than Expected

A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money.

7 strategies to consider for building green

Ventilation key for designing better buildings

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

TRI Pointe Launches HomeSmart Connected Home Line

WiFi connectivity means that homes are pre-wired for a central wireless access point.

Keep an Eye on 2017 Interior Design Forecast Trends

For 2017 interior design will reflect emerging themes from the juxtaposition of natural materials and opulent ornamentation to minimalistic designs enhanced with bold, new finishes.

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.

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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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