|PEMKO, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, announced that over 100 of its gasketing products have achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification. Products with GREENGUARD Gold Certification have been tested for a number of harmful chemicals and have low total volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions to ensure they are safer and healthier for indoor environments, especially schools and healthcare facilities.
The certification aids building and design teams to meet and, in certain cases, exceed emissions criteria in various green building rating programs, such as LEED® and The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS).
PEMKO products achieving certification include Silicone, PemkoPrene®/TPE (SantopreneTM), Solid EPDM, Sponge EPDM, Nylon Brush, Polypropylene/TPV and the new Eco-V® material.
"Gasketing is a critical but often overlooked product that contributes to indoor air quality and also impacts the energy efficiency of a building. PEMKO and ASSA ABLOY achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification to demonstrate their commitment to continually provide sustainable and healthy products, which also meet the highest levels of performance and reliability," said Amy Vigneux, Manager of Sustainable Building Solutions, ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions.
For more information about GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold certification, visit www.ul.com/gg.