All Anderson hardwood flooring products are now GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certified. To achieve the certification, Anderson hardwoods were screened for more than 10,000 different volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and were verified to meet the required California chronic reference exposure levels including 13.5 parts per billion formaldehyde.
president, said his company was proud to be recognized “for meeting their
prestigious GREENGUARD Children & Schools standard. This achievement not
only reinforces Anderson's
commitment to optimum indoor air quality, but also ensures these hardwood
styles are eligible for low emission credit under the respective commercial and
residential LEED certification programs.”
“Anderson’s achievement of
GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification demonstrates a solid commitment
to occupant health and sustainability. Though indoor air quality affects
everyone, children are especially at risk for negative effects of chemical
exposure,” added Henning Bloech, executive director of GEI.
information on Anderson's
sustainability efforts, visit www.andersonfloors.com/About/sustainability.aspx .
Anderson products earn Children & Schools certification
August 18, 2010