Many people don't think about the paint we use on our walls. When we move into a new home and put a fresh coat of paint on the walls, that "fresh paint" smell makes it feel like a clean, new home. That fresh paint smell is actually volatile organic compound, or VOC fumes.
Paints made with VOCs continue to release those chemicals even after the paint has dried, which means lower indoor air quality.
Using No VOC paint means that you don't get those initial fumes when you paint the walls in your house, and there are no fumes after you paint, either, giving you better indoor air quality.
No one likes to breathe in harmful, polluted air. That's why we've painted our entire office with No VOC
According to the EPA,
EPA's Total Exposure Assessment Methodology (TEAM) studies found levels of about a dozen common organic pollutants to be 2 to 5 times higher inside homes than outside, regardless of whether the homes were located in rural or highly industrial areas. Additional TEAM studies indicate that while people are using products containing organic chemicals, they can expose themselves and others to very high pollutant levels, and elevated concentrations can persist in the air long after the activity is completed.
Does that mean that the air outside your home is better quality air than the air in your home or office? Well, if you use harmful chemicals and paints, it might be. Like the EPA says, these chemicals can linger for several years after the paint is dried and doesn't smell anymore.
This paint is just as good quality as the high fume paint, can be made any color just like the high fume paint but it improves your indoor air quality. We love it here at Clean Air Gardening because we know it will benefit us now and in the future while we work!