ASL and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program at Greenbuild’s 2021 International Conference and Its Global Health & Wellness Summit

ASL and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program at Greenbuild’s 2021 International Conference and Its Global Health & Wellness Summit

Dr. John McKeon and Greenbuild

Dr. John McKeon , CEO of Allergy Standards, and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program team are delighted to be involved in the 2021 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo and its Global Health & Wellness Summit. 

First off,  John will serve as a keynote speaker on the first day of the Global Health & Wellness Summit on September 9th at 11:00 a.m. The session is entitled “Prioritizing healthy indoor air quality in the design, building and use of our homes”  and will explore the factors that influence indoor air quality (IAQ), such as building materials, ventilation, humidity and occupant activities. At a time more critical than ever, the impact of poor IAQ on health will be examined, focusing how pollution can exacerbate respiratory disorders. The discussion will cover the subject of healthier materials & measures for building projects, and how these can ultimately support the integration of healthy IAQ strategies into the design of a building.  

Then, The Certification Program will be exhibiting virtually as a main feature at the Greenbuild 2021 International Conference & Expo, September 21-23. Attendees are encouraged to visit the interactive digital booth to engage with and learn more about the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program and find out more about the Program’s partnership between Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. This will be a wonderful opportunity for attendees to meet some of the team including  Elisabeth Yazdzik, US Business Development Manager, and Laura Dulligan, Customer Success Manager for the Certification Program who will be available for Q&A. Dr. John Ryan from the ASL science team will also be on standby to respond to technical enquiries.

What is the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo?

Greenbuild’s 2021 International Conference and its Global Health & Wellness Summit is the world’s premier annual event for the Green Building Industry, where attendees learn and source solutions to improve resilience, sustainability and quality of life in buildings, cities and communities. The Greenbuild International Conference + Expo is presented in partnership with USGBC, a mission-focused organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. This year the conference will take place through a new, blended in-person and virtual format.

Registration for Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Registration for the 2021 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is open now. Be sure to secure your spot. Click here to register.

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Program: https://informaconnect.com/greenbuild/show-schedule/

Read the official Press Release

About Allergy Standards

Our mantra is design thinking and innovation for the air aware consumer. As an independent, international certification company, we create peer-reviewed, scientific standards for a wide range of products and services to determine their impact on indoor air quality. ASL’s intellectual property portfolio includes unique protocols for products to be CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®. Our mission is to improve lives by empowering people to create the healthiest possible indoor environment through science (ASL Standards), education (ASL Academy) and innovation (ASL Institute).

About the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program 

 The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program is a unique, groundbreaking collaboration between the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and Allergy Standards Limited. This program helps people make informed purchases for a #healthierhome. We test household products against strict standards. If products pass our tests, they earn the CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® mark. Certified products include air cleaners, bedding, cleaning products, flooring, paints, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, and more. Visit aafa.org/certified for more information.

 

Key Words

Indoor air quality, healthy homes, certification, asthma, allergies, standards, building materials, third party certification, health and well being, whole house filtration, air filters, COVID-19, indoor environment, architects, building professionals, designers, air cleaners, conference, expo, health & wellness, Greenbuild.

 

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