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UL GREENGUARD Gold Helps Precision Textiles with Low VOCs of Their Mattress Sock

Precision Textiles was intent on delivering a mattress sock using fibers that were low-emitting. For this reason, IQFit Natural mattress sock is now UL GREENGUARD Gold Certified, demonstrating that the product supports healthier indoor environments. The challenge Manufacturers in the mattress industry suggest that their products are safer and healthier. [...]

UL Environment and International WELL Building Institute™ Form Relationship to Promote Healthier Building Practices by Improving Indoor Air Quality

MARIETTA, GA., October 4, 2016 — UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations in an effort to drive public awareness of, and increase global demand for, healthier buildings. The organizations will collaborate to limit exposure to harmful chemicals for occupants of buildings while promoting holistic approaches to designing, constructing and operating healthier buildings. [...]