VOC emissions

How Do Your Floors Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?


Your home is where you feel safe, but you would be surprised how the contents of your home affect your safety. You probably wouldn’t expect your flooring system to cause any harm to your family’s health. Would you feel safe knowing that your flooring system could be emitting toxic chemicals into the air that you breathe?

What You Can’t See Can Hurt You: Improving the Air We Breathe Indoors

By Steve Kooy, SCS Global Services

Forty years ago, if you didn’t see it, you weren’t worried. Today, given advances in science and technology, we now understand that gases and micro-pollutants in our air –even those we can’t detect by sight or smell –can impact our health and well-being. Air quality is no longer something we can judge by our senses alone, especially indoors. 

India Indoors: Earning Credit for Your Low-Emitting Materials

By Linda Brown and Nicole Munoz

The building sector in India is rapidly emerging as a global center for green building construction.

SCS Global Services Approves eco-INSTITUT as Testing Partner for VOC Emissions

Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., and COLOGNE, Germany, May 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a trusted leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, has partnered with eco-INSTITUT, a leading provider of product emissions and chemical testing based in Cologne, Germany.

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