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Beth Doehner

In Conversation with Beth Doehner: Tarkett’s Growing Range of CERTIFIED Products

24 June 2024

At Design Days, Leah McInerney, Customer Success Manager, engaged in conversation with Beth Doehner, Sustainability Program Manager at Tarkett, focusing on their  journey with the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program.

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Building Trust: The Success Story of SIJO and the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

24 June 2024

In a recent interview with Customer Success Manager, Leah McInerney, Elise Sabak from SIJO shared the remarkable journey and success of their brand in partnership with the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program.

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Tarkett

Tarkett receives award from the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

20 June 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program proudly recognized Tarkett’s efforts to address health disparities in underserved communities and their work in creating a healthier indoor environment

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SIJO

Award Presented to SIJO by the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

20 June 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program proudly awards the efforts and innovation of CERTIFIED company SIJO for their dedication to creating healthier indoor environments.

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Tarkett

Championing Healthier Indoor Spaces: Awards Presented by the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program

20 June 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program proudly recognizes the efforts and innovation of CERTIFIED companies Tarkett and SIJO for their dedication to creating healthier indoor environments.

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master Paints

We Are Delighted to Announce That Master Paints Has Earned asthma & allergy friendly® Certification

12 June 2024

Master Paints Eco Pure Satin, Eco Pure Flat and Eco Pure Semi-Gloss paints meet strict standards for minimizing production of irritants and pollutants

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building materials matter

Building Materials Matter: Strategies for Improved IAQ

4 June 2024

In this article published in FacilityManagement.com, Dr. Anna O’Donovan writes how facilities managers can have a profound impact on health through their choice of building materials that positively impact indoor air quality

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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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American coatings show

A Shift in Focus at the American Coatings Show

26 April 2024

At this year’s American Coatings Show, innovation will be heavily focused on improved sustainability, driven by societal demands.

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Tarkett’s White Paper Highlights How CERTIFIED Flooring Supports IAQ

25 April 2024

Tarkett’s white paper published in IFMA magazine is a thorough examination of indoor air quality and how CERTIFIED products can positively impact society

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national healthy homes month

National Healthy Homes Month: From Awareness to Action

23 April 2024

As the nation observes National Healthy Homes Month, it’s crucial to acknowledge the profound impact indoor air quality has on our health and the collective responsibility we share in cultivating healthier living environments.

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Focus on architectural: Indoor air quality and paint

10 April 2024

In this article published in the PPCJ, Jennifer Whelan COO at ASL, discusses how paint manufacturers have used the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program to tackle the issue of paint chemicals and their impact on those with respiratory issues.

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IFMA

CERTIFIED products highlighted in IFMA magazine

3 April 2024

An article in IFMA: How Climate Change Impacts Our Buildings and the People Inside—and Design Choices That Can Help

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True Value

True Value’s Press Release: TV Receives International Award for High-Quality Paint Line

25 March 2024

True Value Company has received the inaugural “ESG and Community Award” from ASL, recognizing its dedication to community wellbeing

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healthier future

Uniting for a Healthier Future on St. Patrick’s Day

22 March 2024

At the Enterprise Ireland lunch, ASL hosted a table and brought together a mix of representatives advocating for a healthier future

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sleep awareness week

Sleep Awareness Week: Unlocking the Secrets of Quality Sleep

14 March 2024

As we round out another Sleep Awareness Week, we want to take a few minutes to recognise the profound impact of sleep on our overall health and wellbeing, and how by prioritizing a healthy sleep environment, with a focus on bedding, we can unlock the secrets to quality, restorative rest.

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asthma & allergy friendly®

asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Honors Clients for Commitment to Innovation

6 March 2024

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, which helps consumers identify products more suitable for people with asthma and allergies, has recognized the dedication and innovation of several of the Program’s CERTIFIED clients.

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award for LG

Smart Connected Healthier Homes Award for LG at Kitchen and Bath Industry Show

5 March 2024

Our Certification Program ‘Awards Season’ has come to an end, with the final award going to LG at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center

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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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championing healthier communities

Rabbit Air: Championing Healthier Communities Through Innovation and Commitment

27 February 2024

At the recent AAAAI Annual Meeting, it was with great pleasure that we honored Rabbit Air, a longstanding client, with an award from the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program—the “Supporting Healthier Communities Award.”

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ESG and Community award

ESG and Community Award : Celebrating True Value’s Dedication to Health and Community

26 February 2024

Amidst a backdrop of celebration and recognition, True Value emerged as the deserving recipient of our inaugural “ESG and Community Award.”

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AAAAI 2024 highlights

Innovating Health Solutions: AAAAI 2024 Highlights

25 February 2024

Our busy Healthy Home booth with client donations, and exciting award ceremonies were among our AAAAI 2024 highlights in Washington DC

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Verywell Family

Best for Asthma, Best for Allergies, Best with WiFi Connection – CERTIFIED air cleaners top the list in Verywell Family

27 February 2023

In Verywell Family the ‘Best Air Purifiers to Keep Your Baby and Family Healthy’ feature CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® air purifiers in THREE categories!

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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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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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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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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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Health at Home Award

Prevention’s 2022 Health at Home Award Winners Are CERTIFIED!

16 November 2022

Prevention’s 2022 Health at Home Award Winners includes not one but two CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products!

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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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