low VOC

Definition

Construction

  • Building materials and finishes that exhibit low levels of off-gassing, the process by which volatile organic compounds (VOCs) arereleased from the material, impacting health and comfort indoors and producing smog outdoors. Low (or zero) VOC is an attribute to look for in an environmentally preferable building material or finish.
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