Contrary to the German sounding name Bauwerk Colour paints come from Western Australia. What is European about them is the tradition of using hydrated rock lime to provide natural adhesion to masonry surfaces (stone, render, brick, concrete,
Industrial giant, Toray [1 and 2 ], of Japan, announced last month that they were launching a couple of new fabrics onto the outdoor apparel market. One was an eco version of their Entrant waterproof-breathable outerwear material. According to the press
Question: Could you discuss the issues and health risks related to "vapor intrusion" of volatile organic chemicals into buildings from contaminated sites? What can a homeowner or purchaser do to find out if there is a vapor intrusion risk at home,
TreeHugger has seen lots of wallcoverings options, from paint to stucco interior wall finish, fabrics made of cork and organic wool, to wallpaper and clay plaster. We're pleased to add a new one to the TreeHugger wallcovering family today: lime wash.
Seattle-based modularArts have been hard at work. Since we last heard from them (we featured their custom installation at the Sony Design Center) they've sprouted a few new designs that have us looking at bare walls and drooling. "Vortex Bloom" (above,
Now that winter has set in (in the northern hemisphere, at least), the cooler temperatures mean less open windows and less natural ventilation. This can lead to poorer indoor air quality, which, in some cases, is 10 times worse than outdoor air quality
Nowadays, wall paper paste comes with a slew of toxic ingredients. Not only does it smell terrible while you are applying it, chances are it will emit harmful VOCs (volatile organic compound) for years to come.
We liked the booth at IIDEX for OVOC- zero volatile organic compound- paint from Sico. We like the paint too. They say: "Designed with a formula excluding volatile organic compound, ZERO VOC, Sico Ecosource emits no offensive odour and reduces to ZERO