Durability + Design

Building Performance and Aesthetics

A Product of Technology Publishing
JPCL/PaintSquare | D+D | Paint BidTracker

Subscribe to D+D Magazine

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Sherwin-Williams Revamps Harmony Line

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

More items for Coatings Technology

Comment | More

The Sherwin-Williams Company has reformulated its Harmony Paint to reduce airborne concentrations of formaldehyde and other aldehydes.

The revamped, zero-VOC interior acrylic latex paint is reported to improve indoor air quality. The paint "helps reduce the levels of these volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from potential sources like insulation, carpet, cabinets, fabrics and other building materials," according to the Cleveland, OH-based company.

Sherwin Williams application
Sherwin-Williams

The reformulated Harmony acrylic latex paint features technology to reduce VOCs from potential sources like cabinets and carpet, the company says.

Harmony Paint is recommended for office environments, new construction, renovation projects, and other locations where elevated airborne concentrations of formaldehyde may be present, according to Karl Schmitt, vice president of marketing, Sherwin-Williams.    

Other Features, Properties

The paint also features improved hide and durability and can withstand frequent cleanings, Sherwin-Williams says.

The new formulation offers anti-microbial properties to inhibit the growth of mildew on the paint film and has reduced odor during application and drying when compared to conventional coatings, the company notes.

Harmony is tinted with ColorCast Ecotoner colorants that do not add VOCs to the tinted paint, Sherwin-Williams says. The product is GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified and GREENGUARD Certified for Children and Schools.

The company says enhanced Harmony Paint will be available in flat and eggshell in April and semi-gloss by mid-summer 2013.

More information: www.sherwin-williams.com/home-builders/.

   

Tagged categories: Acrylic; Coating chemistry; Coatings technology; Green coatings; Latex; Sherwin-Williams; VOC content; VOC emissions

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


No-Burn, Inc.
Designed to passively protect

Same trusted brand, new code compliant uses. We’ve answered the demand for better passive fire protection. Use coatings that meet the 2012 iCodes


Westcoat
Bringing New Colors To Concrete Surfaces

Liven up your concrete surfaces with Westcoat's newest color choices. Introducing a myriad of Fast Stain, Liquid Dazzle, and Texture-Crete Interior colors.


Dow Polyurethane Systems
Choose the Right Coat

Dow’s high-performance, protective polyurethane spray elastomer system increases durability for steel and concrete applications.


H&C Decorative Concrete Products
A comprehensive line for all your decorative concrete needs.

H&C® is committed to beautiful concrete protection and offers a variety of treatments and unlimited color possibilities.


 Allied Construction Technologies, Inc.
No Jackhammers Required.

AC•Tech’s OBS™ treatment rescues old oily, contaminated concrete slabs and allows new coatings or flooring to be installed with confidence. 10-year warranty.


DuPont Building Innovations
DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB System

The DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied System was put to the test at the new Texas A&M Liberal Arts and Humanities building Click to see the results.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE D+D:      Interact   |   Blogs   |   Resources   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   White Papers   |   Classifieds
GET D+D:      Subscribe   |   Advertising Media Kit
KNOW D+D:      About D+D   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2010-2014, Technology Publishing, Co., All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com