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DESIGNING HEALTHY INTERIORS

Designing Healthy Interiors

29 February 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark highlights how the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark acts as a trusted guide for designers who are seeking to answer the increasing consumer demand for designing healthy interiors.

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Spring US Trade Mission

An Exciting Spring US Trade Mission for ASL

22 February 2024

We are gearing up for an action-packed and inspiring Spring US Trade Mission, dedicated to promoting healthier indoor environments and recognizing industry leaders committed to the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program. From keynote speeches to prestigious awards, ASL is at the forefront of advocating for healthier living spaces.

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TISE 2024

Tarkett Home Showcases CERTIFIED Healthier Living Innovations at TISE 2024

26 January 2024

Among the standout contributors to healthier indoor living at TISE 2024 was Tarkett Home, with its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® flooring.

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The Year Ahead: 2024 Strategic Calendar of Events

19 January 2024

We would love to share a list of some of the key strategic events on our radar for 2024, we believe the below are incredibly relevant and vitally important to our ultimate goal: to create a sustainable ‘One Health’ World, where healthy people live on a healthy planet.

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CES 2024

Wrapping Up an Insightful CES 2024

17 January 2024

Standing out from the crowd at CES 2024 were 3M and LG, both proudly displaying their CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products

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3M at CES 2024

3M at CES 2024 and its Commitment to Healthier Indoor Environments

17 January 2024

We were delighted to catch up with our client 3M at CES 2024, where its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products were on proud display.

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CES 2024

A Closer Look at LG’s Health-Centric Innovations from CES 2024

16 January 2024

At LG’s impressive booth at CES 2024, Dr. John McKeon explored LG’s commitment to health-centric innovations.

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CES 2024

CES 2024: The Convergence of Smart Home Technology and Indoor Air Quality

15 January 2024

On the openng day of CES 2024, Dr. John McKeon updated us on the convergence smart home technology and indoor air quality

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Town Hall

Engaging Clients and Planning for the Future: A Recap of Our Q4 Town Hall

22 December 2023

Our recent Q4 Town Hall was a resounding success, with a notable high level of attendance of our clients, emphasizing the importance they place on staying connected and informed about our initiatives.

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ASHRAE241

ASHRAE Standard 241: Control of Infectious Aerosols – Understanding its impact for the Cleaning Industry

21 December 2023

For cleaning professionals and facilities management experts, embracing ASHRAE 241 alongside employing certified cleaning solutions acts as a significant commitment towards protecting public health and fostering healthier indoor environment

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3M at CES 2024 

A Decade of Success With Our Valued Client 3M Filtrete™ 

14 December 2023

A milestone anniversary in our client partnership journey with 3M Filtrete™  – CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® for 10 years!

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straight talk

Building Health and Wellness: An Episode of ‘Straight Talk’ from ISSA

6 December 2023

At ISSA North America 2023, Jeff Cross, Media Director with ISSA, caught up with ASL CEO Dr. John McKeon for an episode of their webcast ‘Straight Talk’

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healthier interiors

Flooring: A Healthier Indoor Environment from the Ground Up

5 December 2023

This Fall, Tarkett Home launched its High Street™ Luxury Vinyl Sheet Collection, specifically designed with Main Street in mind and it is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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ISSA '23

Allergy Standards Forms the Bridge Between ACAAI 2023 and ISSA 2023

23 November 2023

Dr. McKeon’s talk at the ISSA Show North America completed the bridge between his presentation of academic research at the ACAAI medical meeting earlier in the week with the ISSA commercial meeting in Las Vegas.

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Annual Scientific Meeting

A Catch Up with Our Certification Clients Rabbit Air at Annual Scientific Meeting of the ACAAI

16 November 2023

Just before his presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of ACAAi, Dr. John McKeon got a chance to catch up with Tamina O’Brien from our longterm clients, Rabbit Air

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Client Council

Client Council USA Certification Program 2023

31 October 2023

The team enjoyed a successful Client Council in Washington DC with three days of collaboration, client workshops, and strategic planning building the value of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

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FCW

Collaboration for Clean Air : A Feature in FCW

18 October 2023

‘Collaboration for Clean Air’, by Katie Batkin tells the story of a partnership that is much more than simply commercial, it is a collaboration to create and promote a built environment that has a positive impact on people.

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Greenbuild wrap up

A High Impact Week for the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program at Greenbuild 2023

4 October 2023

It’s a wrap in Washington DC – a really high impact week for the asthma & allergy friendly® friendly Certification Program and how health and wellness relate to the built environment.

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greenstep awards

Tarkett’s CERTIFIED Powerbond Soft Surface Flooring Wins 2023 Product Greenstep Award

3 October 2023

The Product Greenstep 2023 Award has been won by Tarkett’s CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Powerbond resilient flooring

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TIPS

TIPS Deep Dive Interview Series Focuses on Dr John McKeon

29 September 2023

TIPS Deep Dive interview series is all about the inventors, scientists, leaders and great minds behind promising innovations, ideas, and processes and this episode features our CEO Dr. John McKeon

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retrofit blog

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program – a Blog in Retrofit Magazine

27 September 2023

The latest issue of Retrofit Magazine features a blog by Anna O’Donovan on the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

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floor trends magazine

5 Innovations for More Sustainable Flooring according to Floor Trends Magazine

20 September 2023

In this article in Floor Trends Magazine, the author features Tarkett’s CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® flooring as one of 5 innovations for more sustainable flooring

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indoor air quality standards

The Value of Indoor Air Quality Standards in Creating Healthier Homes

7 September 2023

Published in CEPro Magazine, this article written by Dr. Anna O’Donovan, describes how indoor air quality standards can make all the difference when choosing indoor air quality solutions for healthier homes

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allergens floors

Are Allergens Underfoot in Your Facility?- An Article by Jennifer Whelan

6 September 2023

Are Allergens Underfoot in Your Facility? An article by ASL COO Jenifer Whelan, featured in Cleaning and Maintenance Magazine

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China Trade Mission August 2023 Wrap Up

21 August 2023

In this Healthy Spaces Podcast, Dr. John McKeon discusses the ways in which innovative technologies help make our built spaces healthier .

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Healthy Spaces Podcast

“Vital Innovations”, a Healthy Spaces Podcast featuring Dr. John McKeon

9 August 2023

In this Healthy Spaces Podcast, Dr. John McKeon discusses the ways in which innovative technologies help make our built spaces healthier .

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Q&A with Tarkett

Tarkett’s Q&A with Dr. John McKeon: Good Science That Resonates with All

9 August 2023

In Tarkett’s Q&A, Dr. McKeon shares the founding story of Allergy Standards and how design thinking can empower people to lead healthier lives.

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Client Town Hall

Mid Year Client Town Hall

4 August 2023

It was with great pleasure that we held our inaugural client town hall to bring together our valued clients for a fireside chat

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Tarkett

Our CERTIFIED client Tarkett demonstrates its impressive ESG credentials

20 July 2023

In its recently published whitepaper, “Asthma, Allergies, and the Role of Social Equity”, Tarkett describes how to design products that support healthy indoor air quality by reducing the environmental triggers for those impacted by asthma and allergies

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Science lead

ASL Science Lead Gives Expert Advice

17 July 2023

When journalists are in need of an expert on indoor air quality they are increasingly turning to our Science Lead Dr. Gráinne Cunniffe

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US trip

“Bridging the Gap”, Dr. John McKeon Reflects on Key Takeaways from Most Recent US Trip

30 June 2023

As ASL’s most recent US trip comes to a close, our CEO reflects on his key takeaways, and how the trip reinforced the iAir Institute’s position as a necessary link between industry, legislators and health professionals to create healthier indoor spaces for all

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Cradle to Cradle

Ren DeCherney of Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Chats with Dr. John McKeon

29 June 2023

Ren DeCherney is Lead for the Built Environment with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and in this video, Dr. John McKeon gets her take on the importance of healthy products.

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cradle to cradle

Dr. John McKeon Talks to Benjamin Holsinger, Global Design Resilience Leader of Gensler’s Product Development Practice

29 June 2023

At Tarkett’s Design Days event in Chicago, Dr. John McKeon talked to Benjamin Holsinger, Global Design Resilience Leader of Gensler’s Product Development Practice about the impact of products on human health.

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National healthy homes month

National Healthy Homes Month: Creating a Safer Haven for All

27 June 2023

National Healthy Homes Month serves as a reminder of the vital role indoor air quality plays in our overall well-being. By understanding the impact of poor indoor environments and taking proactive measures to improve air quality, we can safeguard the health of our families.

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cradle to cradle

ASL Helps Shape the Future of Healthy Buildings at NeoCon and Design Days 2023

16 June 2023

ASL had a hugely successful few days at NeoCon and Design Days 2023 in Chicago

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pollen screen

Embrace a Breath of Fresh Air with Window-Mounted Pollen Screens

8 June 2023

Pollen screens offer a plethora of benefits – they not only help reduce pollen indoors but also allow for natural ventilation, are energy efficient, versatile and convenient.

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Neocon

ASL to Share IAQ Expertise with the Design Industry at NeoCon and Design Days 2023

2 June 2023

We are looking forward to bringing our expertise in indoor air quality to NeoCon this month to help shape the built environment today and into the future.

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EAACI

ASL to Share New Research on Textile Flooring at EAACI Congress 2023

1 June 2023

ASL is excited to share the results of our new research on textile flooring at the EAACI Congress 2023

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HFPA

ASL and HFPA Partner to Deliver a Webinar Led by Dr. John McKeon

23 May 2023

As May Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month draws to a close, we invite you to register for a webinar with HFPA and Dr John McKeon: The new Consumer Demand for a “Healthier Home”; and the opportunity for the Home Textiles Industry

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keynote speech at Pulire

Dr. John Ryan delivered an impactful keynote speech at Pulire 2023

17 May 2023

Dr. John Ryan, CSO at ASL, addressed the Importance of indoor air quality and ESG needs in his impactful keynote speech at Pulire 2023

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recommended list

4 CERTIFIED Products On One Recommended List!

11 May 2023

This recommended list on BuzzFeed is brimming with asthma & allergy friendly® CERTIFIED products!

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arbOUR Products

arbOUR Products Earns asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for its Free+Clear Laundry Detergent

10 May 2023

We are delighted to announce that arbOUR Products Free+Clear Laundry Detergent has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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HFPA webinar

Dr. John Ryan at ISSA Pulire 2023, Addressing the Importance of Indoor Air Quality and ESG Needs

5 May 2023

Dr. John Ryan will speak at ISSA Pulire 2023 with a talk entitled ‘Cleaning For Purpose Not Just Appearance.’

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ASL and IAQS

Allergy Standards and Indoor Air Quality Society Collaborate to Create a #OneHealth World: Promoting Healthy Indoor Spaces for All

3 May 2023

ASL is delighted to announce our collaboration with the Indoor Air Quality Society (IAQS) to highlight the importance of environmental control in creating healthier indoor spaces.

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Allergy Capitals

AAFA Allergy Capitals Report: A Webinar hosted by Allergy Standards

2 May 2023

In this webinar hosted by Allergy Standards, Kenny Mendez, President and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, will discuss the significance of the 2023 Allergy Capitals Report and how it relates to the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

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Asthma and allergy awareness month

May Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

26 April 2023

At Allergy Standards we are busy supporting our CERTIFIED clients this May so they are informed, educated and ready to raise awareness for the over 100 million people in the U.S. with asthma or allergies

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Reviewed

CERTIFIED Products are GENIUS in Reviewed

25 April 2023

Delighted to see our CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® clients independently reviewed and recommended as GENIUS in Reviewed.

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ASL at BAU 2023

ASL Bring Indoor Air Expertise to BAU 2023

25 April 2023

BAU 2023 was a great opportunity for ASL to bring their expertise in indoor air quality to Europe, meet new clients, and catch up with Tarkett at their busy booth

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Selfie seals

Selfie Seals – The Perils of Self-Certification

21 April 2023

In a market crowded by generic marketing jargon and claims, what can a genuine third party certification offer?

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Ireland-U.S. relationships

Celebrating and Strengthening our Ireland-U.S. Relationships

29 March 2023

Our Executive Team attended important events in New York, Washington and Chicago to celebrate and strengthen our business relationships with the U.S.

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