At Platinum Painting , we take pride in “going green” inside your home. We can use low VOC or zero VOC paints inside your home. VOC are Volatile Organic Compounds that have been deemed by the EPA as carcinogens. While there is no information on the long term effect on humans, many people prefer that the VOCs not be introduced into their homes. Long term exposure to VOCs may cause headaches and dizziness. Low VOC paint has less odor. While it is slightly more expensive, the benefits often are worth the expense.