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Choice Painting Brochure
to Roberge Green Choice Painting and thank you for choosing an eco-friendly
WHAT IS GREEN
Green painting is
an area of expertise within the painting industry that employs eco-friendly
paints, materials and practices which protect indoor air quality and lessen
the environmental impact compared with traditional painting practices.
Green Choice Painting is brought to you by Roberge Painting,
a leader in commercial painting and epoxy floor installation. We’ve been
serving national and regional corporations, general contractors, building
owners and property managers throughout the Northeast for more than 30
years. Now, we’re at the forefront of the new earth-friendly movement in
our industry. We’ve always been proud of the quality of our work, but we’re
even more proud now.
Green Choice Painting is a leader
in green painting practices and sustainability. We are committed
to environmentally responsible practices which meet or exceed LEEDs standards
and which are comparable in price to conventional painting methods.
What is Green Painting?
Green painting is an area of expertise
within the painting industry that employs eco-friendly paints, materials
and practices which protect indoor air quality and reduce the environmental
impact compared with traditional painting practices.
By using the most eco-friendly products
available, we’re able to reduce airborne toxins that can be detrimental
to an individual’s health and to the environment. Our biodegradable and
recyclable cleaners, paints and materials reduces the strain on our landfills
and our wastewater disposal programs protect our waterways.
The Green Choice
mission is to provide professional commercial painting services and industrial
flooring solutions in the most environmentally responsible fashion at a
HOW ROBERGE GREEN
CHOICE PAINTING CAN HELP YOU
Our practices, materials
and products will make a change for the better in your employees’ lives,
your business and the environment.
Protects the Health
and Safety of your Employees
Good For Business
Reduces employee exposure
to toxins by
using paint and clean-up materials that contain zero/low Volatile Organic
and Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP’s).
Protects indoor air
quality and minimizes airborne toxins.
Virtually no odor throughout
the entire process.
Further limits exposure
to airborne toxins by using biodegradable and solvent free cleaners.
Inhibits mold growth.
Better for the Environment
Similar painting costs
vs. traditional painting practices.
Generates fewer complaints
and reduces work force absenteeism.
Yields faster turn around
Reduces need to perform
work during off hours.
Demonstrates your company’s
commitment to social responsibility and sustainability
Protects the atmosphere
by reducing the amount of VOCs
Uses products that contain
a high recycled content or are made from easily renewable sources.
lessen the impact on our landfills.
methods will not damage the water and eco system.
Uses products that
contain a high recycled content or are made from easily renewable sources.
|WHY GO GREEN
of traditional painting methods clearly make the case for going green whenever
you are choosing a painting contractor.
According to the
EPA, 9% of the airborne pollutants
creating ground level ozone come from the VOCs in paint as they react with
nitrous oxide and create smog.
The EPA has identified
poor indoor air quality as one of the top five leading health risks in
the United States.
People spend 80%
to 90% of their time indoors. Maintaining a high indoor air quality
is imperative to the health of your family and employees. Upon completion
there is minimal ongoing release or “outgas” of harmful chemicals.
The “clean” smell
of new conventional paint is actually vapors being released from toxic
solvents outgassing as the coating dries. Known as volatile organic
compounds (VOCs), these include benzene, formaldehyde, kerosene, ammonia,
toluene and xylene, which are known carcinogens and neurotoxins.
Exposure to VOCs
can result in commonly seen side effects such as skin, eye and respiratory
irritation, headache, dizziness, nausea. Some of these are suspected
of being human carcinogens. Other studies show exposure to paint
fumes can also increase the risk of asthma and pregnancy miscarriage.
EPA estimates that
indoor levels of VOCs were 1,000 times more than outdoor levels after painting.
to Our Planet
The disposal of
conventional paints causes landfill and groundwater contamination, whereas
zero VOC paints are not considered hazardous materials.
It takes roughly
2 gallons of water to clean one paint brush and roughly 5 gallons to clean
a roller cover. There are now ways to treat wastewater for proper
disposal by converting the wash water into small inert non-hazardous solid
waste and clear water that is safe for sewer systems.
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USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council)