COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.

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ROMA Ecological Paints on List of Top Innovative and Sustainable Products

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?

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


Why Looking for

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


How to choose eco-friendlier paint

How to choose eco-friendlier paint

Choosing low- or no-VOC paints can increase the air quality in your home, and cause less health effects than traditional paints.

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Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Three Alternatives to VOCs in Paint

Three Alternatives to VOCs in Paint

VOCs in paint post serious health risks for those exposed regularly. Learn what alternatives exist.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Harmony Interior Acrylic Latex

Harmony Interior Acrylic Latex

With Harmony interior acrylic latex paint, you get excellent quality with the ultimate in "green" performance.

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Duration Home Interior Acrylic Latex

Duration Home Interior Acrylic Latex

Duration Home interior acrylic latex paint is an environmentally-preferred paint from Sherwin-Williams. Not only is this paint low VOC and low odor, but has a superior washability that earned this product the GreenSure designation.

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Low and No-VOC Paints

Low and No-VOC Paints

Paints can make a dramatic difference in the appearance of any space. Paints may also have a major negative impact on the indoor air quality of your home due to chemicals they contain, called Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and other...

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Got Leftover Paint

Got Leftover Paint

Regardless of the type of paint used, disposing of left over paint is important for the environment and conserving natural resources.

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'Green' Paint Fact Sheet

'Green' Paint Fact Sheet

Reference this fact sheet for a quick glance at the advantages and disadvantages of two types of eco-friendly paints: low to no-VOC latex paints and natural paints, including milk paint and clay paints.

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Rediscovering Milk Paint

Rediscovering Milk Paint

Milk paint's durability comes form its key ingredient, cansein, a protein found in milk. This powdered protein is extremely hard when dry and will adhere to many types of wood surfaces. Manufacturers mix this protein with lime and it is then sold in powdered form.

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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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