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Sakari Leimi | Technical Development Manager

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FAQ: Which paints and coatings are suitable for green building projects?

Author Sakari Leimi | Technical Development Manager Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How do you pick paints and coatings for a green building project? Tikkurila’s Technical Development Manager Sakari Leimi answers architects’  frequently asked questions.

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Topics: Green Building

How do paints and coatings affect interior air quality in green buildings?

Author Sakari Leimi | Technical Development Manager Oct 10, 2019 7:30:00 AM

LEED, BREEAM, and RTS are environmental certification systems for construction projects that all consider interior air quality and material emissions. When selecting coatings, pay attention to volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions and limit the quantity of volatile compounds emitting from paint products.

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Topics: Green Building

LEED, BREEAM, RTS – how do you recognize eco-friendly coatings?

Author Sakari Leimi | Technical Development Manager Sep 23, 2019 10:48:00 AM

Which coatings can be used on green building sites? There is no simple answer, as there are numerous environmental certificates and emission classifications. The most commonly used classifications – LEED, BREEAM, and RTS – all have their own criteria for scoring the products used.

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Topics: Green Building

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