Why Use ECOS in a Restaurant
Healthy Spaces for Healthy Cuisine
Farm to table, organic ingredients, healthy options - these are all major trends in the food industry. But what about your dining environment? Is there really a benefit to eating fresh foods in a space potentially laden with toxic chemicals?
Issues With Indoor Air Quality
According to the EPA, “the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities.” In fact, the EPA estimates that indoor air is between two and five times as polluted as the air outdoors.
Sources of Indoor Air Pollution
Conventional paints are a major contributor to poor air quality, and many contain chemicals that can cause headaches and nausea, or trigger asthma and allergy attacks. Paint fumes can linger for days, and can even be problematic for sensitive individuals several months after application.
Better Paint, By Design
At ECOS, we spent six years determining which ingredients worked best for both the health of our customers and the quality of our paints. Since pesticides, fungicides, and antimicrobials can cause health issues, we chose not to use them in our products - just like growers of organic farm produce.
The Proof is in the Paint
Our unique formulations help restaurants maintain a fresh, appealing environment, without the strong odors and fumes commonly associated with conventional paints. Companies like Google, Facebook, and Etsy, along with thousands of small businesses, have already experienced the benefit of healthier materials for their employees - restaurant employees and diners should be no different.