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Category: ChE Outside the Plant
Question: After conducting an internet search for ways to reduce energy costs, I found a recipe for whitewashing that is said to reflect sunlight. The recipe calls for 20 pounds hydrated lime to 5 gallons water to 1 quart polyvinyl acetate. What is a good source of polyvinly acetate that I can buy at a local store?
Keywords: white,wall,receipe
Answer: Well your recipe sounds really exciting. Finding your polyvinyl acetate should be really easy. Go to your nearest department store and pick up a large container of plain white glue! The chief active ingredient in this glue is polyvinly acetate. Good luck with your project!