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LIVE Contributor: Brent Ehrlich

Posted April 08, 2008 09:16 AM by Brent Ehrlich
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Brent is the products editor at BuildingGreen, where he researches and writes about green building products, materials, and their health and environmental impacts. He also leads a team of editors who select industry-leading products for the company’s green building product database. A LEED AP BD+C, he has been researching and writing about green building for nearly a decade, but has also taught college composition, copy edited science journals, worked as a carpenter, managed a large commercial kitchen, and held various other occupations. An active runner and cross-country skier, Brent now lives in Vermont with his wife and two children.

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1 Hello: We are starting constr posted by Joey Terrell on 04/19/2008 at 08:19 am

Hello: We are starting construction on a LEEDs building in Joliet, Illinois we are looking for a source of Soy Coating for our Roof, I am unable to find one. Can you help?

2 Hey Joey, We have quite a few posted by Brent Ehrlich on 04/22/2008 at 05:45 am

Hey Joey,

We have quite a few low-VOC, high reflectivity, and high emissivity coatings, but none that are soy based. Your comment sparked our curiosity, however, and Mark Piepkorn found a coating from Green Products ( ) that might fit your needs. We are going to take a closer look at this coating and hope to add it to our database. Thanks for your question.


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