PITTSBURGH – The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, which is LEED® Platinum certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, was constructed with PPG Industries’ SOLARBAN® 70XL STARPHIRE® glass, CORAFLON® ADS (Air-Dried System) coatings, PURE PERFORMANCE® paint and SEAL GRIP® priming products. All four products are part of the ECOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS FROM PPG™ portfolio, a global selection of products engineered to reduce energy consumption, protect the environment and provide other “green” benefits.
Seal Grip priming products and Pure Performance paint by the PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS® brand are featured in the center’s replica Oval Office, where they cover the walls, millwork and trim. Pure Performance paint is a zero-VOC premium latex interior paint. Seal Grip priming products meet VOC-compliance standards for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO), California Air Resources Board (CARB), Super-Compliant Architectural/Industrial (AIM) Coatings and the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC).
Coraflon ADS coatings color and protect the center’s exterior metal trim and doors. These next-generation low-VOC coatings retain color and gloss longer than conventional coating systems, and they resist chalking and repel surface dirt to reduce cleaning cycles.
The George W. Bush Presidential Center was designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York. Along with high levels of day-lighting and reduced energy use, the 226,000-square-foot building incorporates low-VOC-emitting materials to promote indoor air quality and regionally sourced materials.