Sunday, September 13, 2009

‘Insulating’ Paint Merchants Dupe Gullible Homeowners

Another good reason to work with reputable contractor and architect/designer when you're trying to reduce your energy costs and be more sustainable.
Scammers have been selling "insulating" paint to gullible consumers for at least 27 years. Among the exaggerated claims made by distributors of these overpriced cans of paint is that the “low-e” coatings will “lower energy bills.” In addition to liquid paint, some fraudsters sell powders or paint additives, usually described as “miracle” products containing “micro-spheres” or “ceramic beads.”
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‘Insulating’ Paint Merchants Dupe Gullible Homeowners | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com


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