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Valspar Set To Introduce Fluropon Pure At Greenbuild

Minneapolis, MN – As standards and expectations in green building and design evolve, so must products in the architectural industry. Valspar will be showcasing its leadership in sustainability at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo as it unveils a new Red List-compliant coating and partners with Building Design+Construction on a unique, sustainable installation called The Growing Green Center.

The Growing Green Center will initially be part of BD+C's GreenZone before moving to a permanent hoome at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, MD. The Center will feature wall and roof panels adorned in Valspar’sFluropon SR coating in Light Silver Metallic and will serve as a space for community activities, training programs and workshops put on by the People & Parks Foundation.

“We are thrilled to contribute to The Growing Green Center at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference,” said Jeff Alexander, Vice President of Sales for Valspar. “We strive to keep innovation and sustainability at the forefront of all our business decisions. The GreenZone installation showcases Valspar’s ongoing commitment to both responsible building practices and the enrichment of local communities by providing an outlet for further exploration of sustainable living.”

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo will be held November 18 - 20 in Washington, D.C. Valspar will highlight its latest products and achievements at booth #3701 including:

• Cool Coatings: Cool Coatings systems from Valspar® help you save on energy costs while helping the environment at the same time. Valspar’s Fluropon SR, a 70 percent PVDF coating with solar reflective pigments, is not only functional, but also is an environmentally responsible architectural coating option. Selected specifically for the GreenZone installation, Valspar offers a large palette of energy-efficient colors that meet the rigorous LEED v4, ENERGY STAR® and CRRC requirements.

• Fluropon Pure: Valspar is proud to introduce Fluropon Pure; a reduced-hazardous-materials-focused coating ideal for architectural projects with challenging environmental and sustainability requirements. Fluropon Pure is a Red List compliant coating that will support our customers who participate in LEED v4 and Living Building Challenge’s Declare programs. With transparency top-of-mind, architects and suppliers alike can rest assured knowing specific Valspar coatings allow them to achieve the highest environmentally friendly classifications.

About Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings

Sherwin-Williams-SD-logoSherwin-Williams Coil Coatings delivers a full range of high-performance coatings in polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), silicone-modified polyester (SMP), and polyester formulas, designed to meet the most demanding environmental requirements while providing protection against weathering and pollution. The Coil Coatings Division is part of the Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group, which supplies a broad range of highly-engineered solutions for construction, industrial, packaging, and transportation markets in more than 120 countries in the world. Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. For more information about Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings, visit  coil.sherwin.com.

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