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WELL Conference

Highlights from the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program at the WELL Conference

16 May 2024

Our asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program was well-represented at the WELL Conference when Kenneth Mendez, the President and CEO of AAFA, the patient advocacy arm of the program, took center stage

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science and advocacy

From Coast to Coast: Advocating for Healthier Built Environments with the Certification Program

7 May 2024

This week marks a busy period for our asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, bringing science and advocacy to both coasts of the US

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world asthma day

World Asthma Day

6 May 2024

World Asthma Day falls on the first Tuesday of May every year and gives us the opportunity to promote recognition, education and celebration of asthma awareness.

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Knauf performance+

Knauf Announces New Performance+ Fiberglass Insulation Portfolio, CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

1 May 2024

Knauf announce the launch of its new HVAC fiberglass insulation product line, Knauf Performance+, the first of its kind to be CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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asthma and allergy awareness month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

1 May 2024

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), our partners in the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, has designated May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

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visit from AAFA

A Visit from AAFA that Energized Collaboration and Growth

24 April 2024

It’s always a pleasure to receive visitors, and last week was particularly special with a visit from AAFA – President and CEO Kenny Mendez, Sanaz Eftekhari, Chief Business Development Officer at AAFA and AAFA board member, Alex Buzby.

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Client Town Hall Q1 2024

Connecting with Clients: Highlights from Our Client Town Hall Q1 2024

19 April 2024

Our recent Q1 2024 Client Town Hall had a stellar turnout from industry leaders including Tarkett Commercial, Tarkett Home, Downlite, True Value, Knauf, Renegade Brands, and LG.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sijo

A Testimonial from Sijo, the Luxe Bedding Company

13 March 2023

In this video ASL Director of Marketing, Vikki Keenan, talks to Elise Sabak of Sijo, the luxe bedding company, about their asthma & allergy friendly® certification

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TISE

ASL and Tarkett Discuss the Demand for Science-Backed Products at TISE

2 March 2023

AS part of ASL’s recent trade mission to the US, our CEO met with Tarkett’s Bradley Gean for a discussion on the high demand for science-backed products at TISE

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Rabbit Air and ASL

In Conversation: Rabbit Air and ASL Discuss the Merits of Certification

1 March 2023

In this video ASL Director of Marketing, Vikki Keenan, talks to Rabbit Air’s Tamina O’Brien about their asthma & allergy friendly® certification and what it adds to their products

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ISSA webinar

Cleaning for Air Quality: An ISSA webinar with Dr. John McKeon

28 February 2023

In this webinar presented by ISSA, our CEO Dr. John McKeon will focus on practical tips and cutting-edge systems to support healthy indoor air quality for facility executives

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Clients True Value

ASL Meet with Clients True Value at the NHS

24 February 2023

The team has returned from a hugely successful trade mission to the US where they met up with clients True Value at the National Hardware Show

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IAQS

ASL Talks to the IAQS About How to Create a #OneHealth World

23 February 2023

Our CEO Dr. John McKeon recently delivered a presentation to the IAQS on how ASL, through its certification, its standards and its academy, hopes to create a #OneHealth world, where healthy people live on a healthy planet.

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Knauf NA Headquarters

ASL at Knauf Insulation NA Headquarters

22 February 2023

The ASL team has returned from the US after a hugely successful trade mission where they met with the Knauf Insulation Team at the Knauf Insulation NA Headquarters

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2023 AAAAI

ASL Looks Forward to the 2023 AAAAI Annual General Meeting

22 February 2023

The 2023 AAAAI Annual Meeting is an important date in the ASL diary: it highlights our role as a bridge that connects the building community with the medical community

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LG in Las Vegas

ASL Catch Up with LG in Las Vegas

21 February 2023

On our recent US Trade Mission, we had the opportunity to meet up with the LG Team in Las Vegas where their CERTIFIED washers and LG styler were on display

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3M team at AHR

ASL and the 3M Team at the AHR Expo 2023

21 February 2023

ASL had a catch up with the 3M team at the AHR Expo in Atlanta where Douglas Huntley highlighted the demand for clean air

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US Trade Mission Retrospective

US Trade Mission Retrospective – The Highlights

15 February 2023

The team has returned from a hugely successful trip to the US and it’s time to look back on the highlights

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soft flooring

Expanded Choices in Floor Coverings as Standards Organisation Launches New Certification Encompassing Asthma Triggers

31 January 2023

Certain floor coverings have long been considered suboptimal for those impacted by asthma and allergies but a new certification standard developed by ASL brings new science to the debate

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Las Vegas Trade Shows

Las Vegas Trade Shows….featuring Allergy Standards!

18 January 2023

It’s a busy new year for Allergy Standards as we prepare for a big trip to a number of important Las Vegas Trade Shows; The Las Vegas Market, KBIS, IBS, NHS and TISE

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Pegasus

Pegasus Home Fashions Launches Beautyrest® CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Collection

14 December 2022

We are delighted to announce that Pegasus Home Fashions has launched its Beautyrest® CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Collection

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soft flooring standard

Tarkett Announces that Powerbond® RS flooring is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

12 December 2022

We are delighted that Tarkett has announced that Powerbond® RS flooring is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

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Testimonial from Tarkett

“What We’re Doing Matters”- A Testimonial from Tarkett

20 October 2022

Dr. John McKeon chats to Roxane Spears, Tarkett’s Vice President Sustainability North America, about how the asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program helps Tarkett win in the market place

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ISSA Show 2022

Key Takeaways from ISSA 2022

14 October 2022

The key themes of ESG, UN Sustainability Development Goals, Education and Training are ones that are close to our hearts at ASL

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ISSA Show 2022

Dr. John McKeon will speak at ISSA Show 2022

3 October 2022

According to the ISSA, pursuing accreditation, training, and certification helps further evolve the cleaning industry. At the ISSA Show next week, Dr. John McKeon will address this in relation to managing the air we breathe indoors

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Fall Market Week

A Look Back at Fall Market Week

26 September 2022

A whirlwind visit to NewYork Fall Market Week demonstrated to ASL how the textile industry is thriving and we were delighted to be involved

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cleaning products US

Dr. John Ryan to speak at Cleaning Products US

21 September 2022

Our CSO, Dr. John Ryan, is travelling to Washington DC next week to speak at the first in-person Cleaning Products US Conference since 2019

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Trailblazers & Titans

ASL will attend the celebratory Trailblazers & Titans Gala and sponsor the scholarship program

14 September 2022

Next week ASL will attend the celebratory Trailblazers & Titans Gala, co-hosted by the Home Fashions Product Association (HFPA) and Home Textiles Today (HTT) and will sponsor the HFPA scholarship program

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