Tag Archives: green

Paint and wood stain Colour Trends for 2013 – we’ve got ‘em.

Pantone®, makers of designer color books and printing inks, is one of the largest online resources for tints and hues, and they regularly release their hot colors for the season. Very useful for an architect when determining a coating specification … Continue reading

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What’s under that Green Roof? Green Roofs 101

We see these roofs on ground-breaking green buildings. We may even know that they help to moderate a building’s temperature and control storm water in urban areas. But what makes them work? What different kinds of technology are used? If … Continue reading

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Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton Gets Broda Treatment

Here’s a quick little post about a great little project. This lovely small Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton, Québec had their notice board and fencing finished with 2 coats each of Broda Pro-Tek-Tor DR 101 Cedar and 234 Sea … Continue reading

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CBR Products offering our first ever half-price sale on AFM Products – North America’s best green building paint.

AFM Safecoat ® makes some of the lowest-VOC paint and products available, and they rarely, if ever, go on sale. But Vancouver’s CBR Products is now clearing out inventory of these premium green building products at a 50% discount, including paints, primers, … Continue reading

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BRODA ® Clarity Acrylic finish makes old concrete floor into a colourful design statement.

This note from a satisfied homeowner in British Columbia: “I just wanted to share with you how we used BRODA® Clarity MC to coat a concrete floor – with very green and exciting results. Our cabin has a utility room … Continue reading

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PRO PAINTING TIPS: Simple solutions to common painting problems.

Here’s some more fantastic words of wisdom on pro painting tips by AFM’s Jay Watts on the importance of painting correctly. Enjoy! As you know, many customers think paint is a simple product and painting is easy, so when they … Continue reading

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Childcare Centre built to LEED standards w/ Broda Clarity + Pro-Thane

Hastings Park Childcare Centre, in Vancouver, is a fantastic 7,100 square foot facility that sits beautifully located on Renfrew Street on a sloped hill facing mountain views and opening out to a lovely view of the racetrack.  It has 44 … Continue reading

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Bark Shingled Homes = Ummm…Awesome!

I was recently perusing the interwebs when something caught my eye. Bark houses it said. I thought, pfft, nah….that’d never hold up, but I couldn’t be more wrong! The home of writer Nan Chase has proven to be an amazing … Continue reading

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BRODA® coatings help green up the new VanDusen Gardens Visitor Centre.

It took more than a decade of planning and 17 months of construction, but VanDusen Gardens’ new centerpiece of green building is now open to the public. And we are proud to say BRODA® Coatings are a part of it. … Continue reading

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Just A Couple Of Great Vids On AFM Safecoat!

Here’s a couple of great videos! First up, we have Jay Watts, from AFM Safecoat, discussing how to use AFM Safeseal correctly and some of the dos and don’ts. Jay gives a fantastic clarification of this product. Click here to … Continue reading

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