News : Green is Any Season Painting's Favorite Color

May 16, 2011

By David Anderson

Foster's Daily Democrat

When Jay DeVincenzo started Any Season Painting after graduating from the University of New Hampshire back in 2005, saving the environment was not at the top of his to do list. Today, with more than 10 years of experience under his belt, DeVincenzo is proud to say that going green has not only improved the health and productivity of his workers, it has improved his bottom line.

Exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can lead to both short-term and long-term health problems ranging from headaches to liver, kidney, and central nervous damage. It's a lesson DeVincenzo learned first hand. "There were times when I'd be spraying a house outside without a mask on," he recalls. "I started experiencing what felt like really bad allergies at night." If you'd like to continue reading, visit the Foster's Daily Democrat website!