Intertek Clean Air GOLD and Clean Air SILVER (formerly ETL VOC/VOC+)
All of our products are Clean Air GOLD or Clean Air SILVER certified, with the majority being the former. This certification tests VOC emmisions and recognizes products that demonstrate safe indoor air quality. Clean Air SILVER conforms to the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard credit 7.6.1. Clean Air GOLD conforms the ANSI/BIFMA e3 standard credits 7.6.1, 7.6.2 and/or 7.6.3, which includes California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2 01350 as well and conformance to low-emitting materials for WELL and LEED.
This industry-wide registry is a resource for both specifiers and buyers to quickly identify quality products in the contract furniture market. Furniture on this registry performed against rigorous testing in an ISO 17025 accredited lab with relevant BIFMA safety and durability standard(s). All Versteel products meet or exceed ANSI/BIFMA standards, ensuring longevity of use which, in turn, reduces the environmental impact of manufacturing.
Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED helps buildings focus on efficiency to deliver the triple bottom line returns of environment, planet, and economy. Versteel products contribute to LEED credits for Materials & Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality.
Health Care Without Harm 2.3
When specifed with criteria recommended by this program, many of our products meet the requirements for the Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Interiors criteria, v2.3. The Healthy Interiors criteria are incorporated into the ANSI/FIFMA e3-2019 Furniture Sustainability Standard as credit 7.4.4 Targeted Chemical Elimination.