Glueit.green.com Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Q. If an adhesive or sealant has an HMIS® health rating greater than zero is it "green"?

A. Yes, the definition of "green" as described herein is a material having a volatile organic content less than 2%.

Q. What are the benefits of going "green"?

A. Improved air quality

Q. Are "green" adhesives and sealants new technologies?

A. No, manufacturers have developed eco-friendly adhesives over the years and
continue to market such products.

Q. Are "green" adhesives or sealants more expensive?

A. Most often they are, "green" products are often more expensive than "less-green" products in that the innovation needed to develop such materials are often associated with increased expenditures in research, development, manufacturing, and marketing.

Q. How can I tell if a product is "green"?

A. One way is to note the level of VOC, an eco-friendly material has a lower VOC number. Also, organizations including GreenSeal® and GreenGuard® certify the "green" characteristics of tested products.

 
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