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ESG initiatives

Chemicals in Paint and the Importance of ESG Initiatives

14 November 2022

This generation demands sustainability and the prioritizing of health without the greenwashing and we are here to help

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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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indoor Air

Indoor Air: A Change In Perception

27 September 2022

The first in-person Cleaning Products US Conference since 2019 will happen this month and its return is widely welcomed in the industry. In this article we look at what has changed in the industry since the pandemic and how people have become more air aware.

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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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ClevaMama

Allergy Standards Ltd Certifies ClevaMama Products

13 September 2022

We are delighted to announce that ClevaMama brand ClevaFoam Pillow and Pod have been awarded asthma & allergy friendly® Certification

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New York Home Fashion Market Week

New York Home Fashion Market Week 2022

12 September 2022

NY Market Week is on the horizon and we are looking forward to a busy week catching up with existing clients, meeting potential new clients and of course the Trailblazers & Titans event that we are so proud to sponsor

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GBAC and ASL

GBAC and Allergy Standards Limited Commit to Advancing Indoor Air Quality Knowledge

7 September 2022

Fresh off the heels of the inaugural GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) have announced the formation of an educational working group focused on indoor air quality (IAQ) in the built environment.

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SIJO CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

SIJO earns asthma & allergy friendly® certification for bedding collection

23 August 2022

We are delighted to announce that SIJO’s AiryWeight™ Eucalyptus Textiles Collection has earned asthma & allergy friendly® certification.

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Tarkett CERTIFIED

CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® iQ® Granit™ and iQ® Eminent™ Collections from Tarkett show dedication to improving indoor air quality

16 August 2022

A worldwide leader in sustainable and innovative flooring solutions, Tarkett North America has refreshed and expanded its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® iQ® Granit™ collection and introduced the coordinating iQ® Eminent™ collection within their high-performance homogeneous vinyl sheet and tile products

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GBAC partners with ASL

GBAC Partners with Allergy Standards Limited

12 July 2022

The announcement that we have partnered with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA-The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association to create a curriculum designed to help businesses improve indoor air quality (IAQ) was made today.

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ESG Awards

ESG – A Dominant Theme in ASL’s Recent Events

8 July 2022

In a busy period of diverse events for ASL there was a dominant theme apparent: ESG

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Dr. John McKeon At The 2022 BOMA International Conference

20 June 2022

Commercial Real Estate plays a fundamental role in helping business owners create spaces which enable a healthy and engaged workforce. The 2022 BOMA International Conference marked the beginning of an exciting new era. Dr. John McKeon was joined by Rasha Hasaneen, Zach Flora and Supriya Murthy in a panel discussion moderated by Bill Sisson of WBCSD entitled ‘Healthy Buildings, Healthy People: Strategies for Employee Well-Being and Sustainable Business Growth’ and the discussion featured in Buildings.com

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New Car Cabin Air Quality Standard for Automotive Industry Launched by Allergy Standards

ASL Announce New Car Cabin Air Quality Standard for Automotive Industry and Participate In Automotive Testing Expo

16 June 2022

ASL’s participation in the Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart with lab partners SGS coincides with the official announcement of the new car cabin air quality standard for the automotive industry

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GBAC Symposium

Dr. John McKeon is Keynote Speaker at Inaugural GBAC Symposium

1 June 2022

The inaugural Global Biorisk Advisory Council Symposium will take place this August in Chicago and our CEO Dr John McKeon will be a keynote speaker.

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Knauf Insulation earns asthma & allergy friendly® certification

Knauf Insulation Earns First asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for Fiberglass Acoustic Panel

25 May 2022

We are delighted that this Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month we can announce that Knauf Insulation has earned the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification for its Performance+™ Acoustic Panel.

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Volvo Advanced Air Cleaner

Volvo Cars Advanced Air Cleaner System has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® by Allergy Standards Limited

19 May 2022

The Advanced Air Cleaner, part of the latest air purification technology available on new Volvo 90 and 60 series models has been CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL)

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world asthma day

World Asthma Day

3 May 2022

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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Vertilux Certification

Dr. John Ryan speaks at Vertilux celebratory event- a Grand Open House Event to mark its 40th Anniversary

7 April 2022

ASL CSO Dr.John Ryan was invited to speak at the Vertilux Grand Open House Event to mark its 40th Anniversary

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healthier indoor air

ASL host Industry Leaders to Highlight Healthier Indoor Environments at Gala Event attended by President Biden

29 March 2022

The annual Ireland Funds National Gala, offered Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL) a great opportunity to convene a “summit” of industry leaders to build on their shared mission of Healthier Indoor Environments.

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CSR Report

ASL and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Feature In Tarkett’s CSR Report

24 March 2022

Tarkett has released its 2021 CSR Report and it features ASL and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

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ConsultantLive: John McKeon, MD: Improving Indoor-Air Quality with Asthma-Friendly Products

Watch our CEO on ConsultantLive: Dr.John McKeon discusses the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

28 February 2022

In this interview on ConsultantLive, Dr. John McKeon explains the importance of a whole-house approach to reducing asthma and allergy triggers and the aim of the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program which involves mitigating allergen exposure in a variety of household products.

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Dr. John McKeon at the 2022 AAAAI Annual Meeting

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Participates in the 2022 AAAAI Annual General Meeting

28 February 2022

We are delighted to be participating in the annual conference of the AAAAI along with our partners in the asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program, AAFA. It’s always exciting to be involved in events such as this as it gives us a wonderful opportunity to contribute in a positive way to educating consumers on the importance of healthy indoor air. It’s also a valuable learning opportunity and a chance to meet with other leading organisations involved with the asthma and allergy community.

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International Builders' Show S

Healthier Buildings Top of the Agenda at International Builders’ Show in Orlando

1 February 2022

Dr. John McKeon, CEO, and Dave Morrissey, CIO, of Allergy Standards Limited look forward to attending the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida taking place on February 8th – 10th 2022.

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Allergy Standards Limited Announces Successful Management Buyout

18 January 2022

Allergy Standards Limited has announced that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and company founder, Dr. John McKeon, and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Dr. John Ryan, have completed a management buyout of the business, backed by UK and Ireland based private debt and equity house Beechbrook Capital.

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Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Smart cleaning just got healthier as Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL) is excited to announce a new Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Standard

12 January 2022

ASL announces a new addition to its asthma & allergy friendly® standards portfolio: the Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Standard ASP:03-09/101.

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Robot vacuum

Is it Time to Invest In a Robot Vacuum Cleaner?

21 December 2021

The dishwasher, the washing machine the tumble dryer…just some of the automated appliances that have changed our lives. No longer are we required to spend large swathes of our precious time washing and drying dishes and clothes. Vacuuming, however, is still one job that most of us must fit into our busy lives. But could that be changing? Or should we stick with the traditional vacuum cleaner?

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Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

New standard for Robotic Vacuum Cleaners

21 December 2021

We are announcing the development of a new certification standard for robotic vacuum cleaners

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Well+Good Tracking Home Health

You’ll Start Tracking Home Health Like You Track Heart Health; Dr. John McKeon tells Well+Good Why

16 December 2021

Dr. John McKeon, CEO of Allergy Standards, gives expert advice on tracking home health and why it makes perfect sense

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GBAC and ASL Partnership Announcement

Allergy Standards Ltd announces Partnership with the Global Advisory Biorisk Council™

14 December 2021

ASL has announced their partnership with GBAC, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™, a division of ISSA, on a unique educational program.

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The ISSA Show North America

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program attends the ISSA North America Show

25 November 2021

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, jointly operated by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) & the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), was thrilled to participate in the ISSA Show 2021 in Las Vegas.

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Renegade’s SWEAT-X Free and Clear Laundry Detergent

Renegade’s SWEAT-X Free and Clear Laundry Detergent earns coveted asthma & allergy friendly® certification

9 November 2021

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) has announced that Renegade’s SWEAT-X Free and Clear is the first laundry detergent to earn the asthma & allergy friendly® certification.

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Healthier Homes Awareness

Why Certified asthma & allergy friendly® Means Healthier Indoor Air for Everyone

1 November 2021

Healthier indoor air for everyone is a necessity if we want to prevent against disease and we believe CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products are the best choices available to help control and improve indoor air quality.

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Why regular laundry washing is important to maintain a healthy home environment

28 October 2021

Many people can be allergic to dust mites, pet dander, and other allergens that can build up in bedding, clothes, and other washable items at home. Taking care of these items by washing them regularly is a fundamental part of maintaining a healthy home environment.

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Dr John McKeon and Tarkett Webinar

Webinar Hosted by Tarkett with Dr. John McKeon, Dhruv Raina and Roxane Spears

19 October 2021

In this webinar, Dr John McKeon will be joined by Roxane Spears ,Vice President Sustainability North America, Tarkett, Dhruv Raina Product Stewardship Director, Tarkett , to explore the impact building materials and indoor air quality (IAQ) can have on human health.

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Dr John McKeon at Cleaning Products

The Certification Program Takes the Stage at Cleaning Products US 2021

14 October 2021

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, which is jointly run by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America was thrilled to join forces with the Cleaning Products US 2021 Conference that took place September 29 – 30, 2021 as both a key sponsor and participant.

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NBC News consults Dr John McKeon

NBC News Consults Dr. John McKeon

14 October 2021

In this NBC News article, digital editorial intern for Select, Zoe Malin seeks expert advice from ASL CEO, Dr. John McKeon, on indoor air quality and air cleaners.

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Healthy Spaces Podcast

Dr. Emer Duffy and Healthy Spaces – A Podcast Series from Trane Technologies

11 October 2021

Dr. Emer Duffy, Science Lead at ASL has been invited to contribute to Healthy Spaces – A Podcast Series from Trane Technologies

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Dr. John McKeon at the EEBA 2021 High Performance Home Summit

15 September 2021

Dr. John McKeon, CEO of Allergy Standards, was delighted to present the plenary session of the EEBA 2021 High Performance Home Summit . The session was entitled ‘Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: How the pursuit of healthy buildings, that are good for people, planet, and profits, is the way forward for purpose-driven professionals’.

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Dr. John McKeon at 2021 Global Health And Wellness Summit

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

10 September 2021

Dr. John McKeon , CEO of Allergy Standards, and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program team were delighted to present at the 2021 Global Health & Wellness Summit, part of the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo.

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John McKeon at Greenbuild Expo

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

7 September 2021

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 and its Global Health & Wellness Summit. 

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EEBA Plenary Session Dr. John McKeon

Dr. John McKeon will be Joined by Gord Cooke For Plenary Session at EEBA Summit 2021

31 August 2021

We are delighted to announce that the EEBA High Performance Home Summit 2021 is being opened by our CEO Dr. John McKeon. He will be joined by Gord Cooke, Professional Engineer and CEO of Construction Instruction, for a presentation entitled Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: How the pursuit of healthy buildings, that are good for people, planet, and profits, is the way forward for purpose-driven professionals.

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Healthy Indoors

Dr. John McKeon on Healthy Indoors Live

23 August 2021

Watch our CEO Dr John McKeon and President & CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Kenneth Mendez, on Healthy Indoors Live with Bob Krell for a very interesting dive into the significant role a healthy indoor environment plays in our overall health & well-being.

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NBC News Dr. John McKeon

NBC News Article and Allergy Standards CEO Dr. John McKeon

13 August 2021

In this NBC News article, our CEO Dr. John McKeon explains the difference between air filters, air cleaners and air purifiers. He also offers tips on  some good home habits that can be adopted to help improve indoor air quality.

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air as precious as water

Our Air is as Precious as Water

12 July 2021

An in-depth study into the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) standards

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Well+Good

Dr. John McKeon Gives Well+Good Advice on Indoor Air during the Hot Weather

6 July 2021

In this article, Allergy Standards CEO Dr. John McKeon gives top tips on how to take care of your indoor environment this summer.

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Air Purifiers

Well+Good Consults Dr. John McKeon About Air Purifiers

18 June 2021

Well+Good Consults Dr. John McKeon About Air Purifiers

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