Barnwell, S.C. — Laminate flooring manufacturer Kronotex USA has announced its product line has earned GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification issued by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). Continue reading Kronotex USA obtains GREENGUARD certification
NORTHBROOK, ILL.—UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), has reached agreement with Air Quality Sciences (AQS) to acquire AQS and its certifying body, the GreenGuard Environmental Institute. AQS and GreenGuard are among the market leaders in North America for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification. Continue reading UL Environment purchases AQS, GreenGuard certification
CHICAGO—While the economy’s continued struggles to gain momentum has dampened many areas of business, the green movement keeps plowing forward, at least according to the record number of exhibitors and attendees at the 9th Greenbuild International Conference & Expo here. And, as in previous years, the flooring industry came out in droves to showcase its ongoing leadership position within the building products industry that encompasses this massive show.
Official figures were not available as FCNews went to press, but according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the market’s owner, more than 25,000 people from 112 countries had registered by the time the event’s opening general session began, and crowds of more than 30,000 were anticipated over the three-day event. Continue reading At Greenbuild 2010: Green movement showing no signs of slowing down