News Analysis

FloorScore IAQ Testing Program Launched

October 1, 2005

The world of testing emissions from products has been polarized in recent years. On one side, Air Quality Sciences, Inc., in Atlanta, tests for the Greenguard Environmental Institute and the Carpet and Rug Institute. On the other side, Berkeley Analytical Associates in Richmond, California, tests for California’s Section 01350 Specification and its related programs, including the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS). The carpet industry’s new Green Label Plus program bridges this gap to some extent, relying mostly on Air Quality Sciences’ protocols and services but on California’s performance thresholds (see

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