indoor air quality

indoor air quality

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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design days

Design Days: Building Inclusive Futures

6 June 2024

At Design Days, Tarkett will host a series of educational sessions and panel discussions featuring leading voices from the design industry, including our CEO, Dr. John McKeon.

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EAACI 2024

Allergy Standards Ltd Strongly Represented at EAACI 2024

27 May 2024

We are very excited about our strong representation at this year’s EAACI Annual Congress by our colleague from airmid healthgroup , Angela Southey PhD, MPH, and from the recipient of the Amber Tringale award, Dr. Sharmilee Nyenhuis, who are both presenting important research at the event.

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Interclean 2024

Interclean Amsterdam: Advancing Standards in Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

17 May 2024

Participating in Interclean, our team members connected with global cleaning & hygiene professionals and companies from all over the world, keen to engage in third party certification

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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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Performance+ Portfolio

Knauf Performance+ Fiberglass Insulation Portfolio is CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®

1 May 2024

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) announced that Knauf’s HVAC fiberglass insulation product line, Knauf Performance+, has been CERTIFIED by the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program.

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Knauf

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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Tarkett's White Paper

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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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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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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Client Town Hall Q1 2024

AAFA’s Allergy Capitals Report 2024

14 March 2024

This year signifies a notable milestone for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with the release of the latest edition of their Allergy Capitals Report. For more than two decades since its establishment in 2003, this annual report has been key in identifying and managing seasonal allergies, which impact over 100 million Americans.

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innovation

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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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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Rabbit Air: 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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True Value

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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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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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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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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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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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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