InterContinental Hotels Group, Denham, United Kingdom
The quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating and/or harmful have a high impact on the comfort and well-being of hotels guests, staff and installers. Materials that have a high impact on indoor air quality are adhesives and sealants, paints and coatings. By using natural water-based paint, hotels can help to protect their local environment as well as improving the guest experience. These paints don’t contain solvents and VOCs (volatile organic compounds). When VOCs are released into the atmosphere, they help create petrochemical smog which is associated with respiratory diseases.
Case study: IHG Corporate office, Denham
The paint used at the IHG Corporate office in Denham, UK, is non-toxic. Not only is it good for the environment but is also low-emitting which reduces indoor air pollution and is therefore a healthier option for the workforce based in the Denham office.