Air-Handler Insulation Gets Greenguard Certification

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — Knauf Insulation and the Greenguard Environmental Institute announced that Knauf’s air-handling insulation products have been certified for superior indoor air quality (IAQ) performance.

The company’s certified products include Duct Wrap, Duct Board-M and AGM, Duct Liner E-M, and Rigid Plenum Liner.

The Greenguard Environmental Institute (www.greenguard.org) is an international third-party authority on low-emitting building materials. The institute says it performs a series of product and facility tests to provide independent assurance of IAQ excellence and compliance with the strictest industry standards on volatile organic chemical (VOC) emissions.

Greenguard certification is based on criteria used by the State of Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), and the World Health Organization.

According to Bob Britton, Knauf president, “Indoor air quality is too important for people to just take our word for it. Greenguard certification means Knauf has third-party confirmation of IAQ performance covering a whole spectrum of indoor pollutants, including formaldehyde. This confirms what we’ve said all along — Knauf products do not and have never contributed to indoor air pollution.”

Britton also praised the institute for taking a comprehensive approach to IAQ: “The great thing about Greenguard is that it certifies products that have a minimal impact on indoor environments with regard to all VOC pollutants.

An architect or engineer can specify Greenguard and know they’ve covered the whole range of VOCs.”

For more information, call 800-825-4434, ext. 8212, or visit www.knaufinsulation.com.

Publication date: 06/30/2003

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Howard Weiss
Howard Weiss, executive vice president, HVAC Excellence stopped by The NEWS’ booth at the AHR Expo to discuss HVAC Excellence’s upcoming conference, networking opportunities at large expo’s, and much more. Posted on Feb. 27.
More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 03-02-15 cover

2015 March 2

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

HVAC Trends

The NEWS regularly reports on HVAC industry trends in our weekly issues. What trends do you see?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

2015.jpg
2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con