Paints: A Green by Design Buying Guide
This Green by Design buyers guide is created to help you choose eco-friendly paints that can help protect the environment and are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other toxic chemicals. These chemicals are released into the air both when the paint is wet or drying, affecting the indoor air quality in homes. Although every eco-friendly paint reduces or eliminates these harmful chemicals, each paint has its pros and cons. Download this guide for a product comparison between paint types, including how the paint is made, chemical levels, and other pertinent information.
- EPA limits on VOCs
- paint type comparison chart
- lead based paint precautions