LEED®, MPI®, and CMG are a few of the organizations that stand behind Pratt & Lambert products.
As a designer, you have to offer your very best, and Pratt & Lambert believes this, too. Certified by and affiliated with some of the most-admired organizations in the industry, Pratt & Lambert continues to produce the best paint formulas and colors,, allowing you to spend less time on logistics and more time on creating livable beauty.
Here is a sampling of the organizations that support Pratt & Lambert:
LEED®—The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria. Pratt & Lambert’s Red Seal® Supreme is eligible for LEED® credit thanks to its GREENGUARD Gold certification for indoor air quality.
MPI (Master Painters Institute®)—The MPI Architectural Painting Specification and Maintenance Reporting standards are presently referenced by the Department of Defense Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, the AIA’s MasterSpec®, SpecLink®, GSA, the Canadian government’s National Master Specification, and many others. Many Pratt & Lambert paints, including all Pro-Hide® Gold Ultra Interior products, are MPI-certified and meet MPI gloss-level standards.
Pratt & Lambert’s listing in the Master Painters Institute® makes it easy for painters, architects, and designers to specify their products.
ARCAT—ARCAT provides word-processing-driven software to enable paint retailers, contractors, designers, and architects to create Pratt & Lambert specs in a CSI MasterFormat.
With ARCAT SpecWizard™, architects and designers can find the perfect Pratt & Lambert product for their project by simply answering a few questions based on the substrate, end use, desired look, and other attributes. SpecWizard is available at Arcat.com.
ARCAT/BIM—Industry is driving the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to create 2-D and 3-D imaging and for greater presentation information and reducing spec errors.
SpecLink®—Pratt & Lambert can be found within SpecLink®, the industry’s second-largest distributed database-driven software program.
ASID—The American Society for Interior Designers is the oldest, largest, and leading professional organization for interior designers. Pratt & Lambert is a committed supporter of ASID and all it does to advance the interior design profession. Look for Pratt & Lambert’s CEU course in the ASID Academy.
CMG—The design and color team at Pratt & Lambert are all proud members of Color Marketing Group, the premier international association of color-design professionals.
IDS—The Interior Design Society is an independent national organization dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, including retail design.