Architectural and Protective Coatings [see new equivalent standard: Paints & Coatings]

GECA 23-2005 - Architectural and Protective Coatings covers three categories of paint products including water-based coatings, solvent-based coatings and surface-coating systems.

GECA Certified paints meet the requirements of the VOC credit under indoor environment quality, as part of Green Star.

NOTE: This standard is now closed to further applications, and has been re-released as PCv2 2i-2012 Paints and Coatings as of June, 2012. (Many thanks to all who participated in the public commentary stage prior to the release of this new standard.)