2. May 2016 | All posts, eco-INSTITUT news, Press releases

As of now eco-INSTITUT Cologne is official testing partner of SCS Global Services (SCS), one of the oldest, most independent and trusted providers for environmental and sustainability certifications in the US. eco-INSTITUT is authorised to conduct volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions testing for the partner’s certification programs – SCS Indoor Advantage™, SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold and FloorScore®.

These certification programs enable manufacturers of furniture, furnishings and construction products to demonstrate the conformity of their products with the requirements for low-emission products international building rating systems such as LEED.

The tests are performed in conformance with etsablished standards and test methods such as the CA specification 01350 and ANSI/BIFMA M1.1 and X7.1.

“We are pleased to be partnering with SCS Global Services,“

said Dr. Frank Kuebart, managing director of eco-INSTITUT.

“This cooperation enables us to expand our portfolio of VOC emission testing services and offer manufacturers of low-emitting products a powerful tool to market the indoor air quality attributes of their products and to better position themselves on the global market.”

“SCS’ indoor air quality certifications allow certified clients to prove that their products contribute to creating a safer, healthier indoor environment for their customers,”

said Nicole Munoz, Operations Manager of SCS Environmental Certifications Service division.

“This partnership with eco-INSTITUT will allow us to expand our presence in Europe and to better serve European manufacturers with efficient turnaround times and increased choices for high quality testing solutions.”

eco-INSTITUT is SCS’ fifth global laboratory partner for VOC emissions testing and the only laboratory partner in Germany.

About SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services has been providing global leadership in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for over 30 years.

Its programs span a wide cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, retail, and more.

SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.


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