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12/06/2010

Trendway Products Earn SCS Certification

 

HOLLAND, MI – Trendway Corporation recently announced that the Pack Collection, Choices and Contrada panel systems, all Trendway filing and storage products, TrendWall Flooring Solution, TrendWall and TrendWall Clear have achieved Indoor Advantage™ Gold indoor air quality certification from SCS (Scientific Certification Systems).  

"Our customers can complete their entire work environment with certified products," notes Trendway president and CEO Bill Bundy. "Our standard panel systems, frame and tile solutions, movable walls, files and storage, laminate freestanding casegoods and seating are all Indoor Advantage certified, and all are supported by Trendway's exceptional service." 

A key component of a healthy building is high indoor air quality. SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certification requires that products fall within the toughest limits for indoor emissions of air pollutants. Based on peer-reviewed science, SCS's Indoor Advantage Gold ensures full compliance with California Section 01350, North America's strictest indoor air emission criteria. This ensures that certified products contribute to a safer and healthier indoor environment in commercial buildings such as offices and schools.

The certification demonstrates conformance with the emissions standards of BIFMA, Indoor Air Quality emissions criteria for LEED building projects. Certified low-emitting furnishings contribute to LEED-CI IEQ credits toward LEED project certification. Credit 4.5 awards points for using office furniture products that have been manufactured with low-emitting materials.

SCS Indoor Advantage certification is administered by the independent third-party certifier SCS of Emeryville, California. The certification relies on data collected through small chamber testing, which allows manufacturers to examine a product's individual components to aid in further product development. 

About Trendway
Trendway Corporation, an employee-owned company in Holland, MI, provides more than just office furniture. A company with a 40-year proven track record, Trendway provides customers peace of mind through exceptional service, quality products, guaranteed delivery, superior customer service, and fast/flexible custom solutions. The company creates workplace environments through its offering of panel systems, filing, storage, casegoods, seating, architectural products including moveable walls, glass storefront and raised floor. Trendway has served government customers as a GSA Contractor for more than 15 years. All its products have achieved the SCS (Scientific Certification Systems) Indoor Advantage™ certification of indoor air quality and the Pack Collection, Choices and Contrada panel systems, all Trendway filing and storage products, TrendWall Flooring Solution, TrendWall and TrendWall Clear have achieved Indoor Advantage™ Gold certification. For more information on Trendway, call (616) 399-3900 or visit www.trendway.com.

About Scientific Certification Systems (SCS)
SCS is an independent certifier of environmental and sustainability claims. For more than two decades, SCS has developed internationally recognized standards and certification programs aimed at spurring the highest level of environmental improvements, social accountability and product performance. SCS was the first company to offer manufacturers a program for verifying the accuracy of environmental claims on products. Certification programs for building products include Indoor Advantage™, Indoor Advantage™ Gold, Environmentally Preferable Product, Recycled Content, SCS Sustainable Choice™, FloorScore™, and Biodegradability. For more information about SCS, visit www.scscertified.com or call (510) 452-8000.

 

 
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