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Trendway Garners SCS Certification For Pack

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Environment, Interiors

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Published on July 23, 2010 with No Comments

Trendway’s Pack Collection of desking, filing, and storage has achieved the Indoor Advantage Gold indoor air quality certification from SCS (Scientific Certification Systems).  All Trendway standard products are SCS certified, and the Pack Collection now shares Gold status with Trendway’s Choices system, Intrinsic Freestanding, and TrendWall architectural wall.

Pack collection from Trendway

Pack collection from Trendway

“With Indoor Advantage Gold certification for the Pack Collection, our customers can complete their entire office with certified products,” noted Trendway President and CEO Bill Bundy. “Our panel systems, frame and tile solutions,  TrendWall architectural wall, files and storage, freestanding casegoods, and seating are all Indoor Advantage certified, and all are supported by Trendway’s exceptional service.

The Indoor Advantage Gold certification conforms to the following standards:

  • USGBC LEED criteria for EQ4.1 (adhesives and sealants), EQ4.2 (paints and coatings), EQ4.4 (composite wood and agri-fiber products) and EQ4.5 (furniture and seating)
  • ANSI/BIFMA X7.1-2006 Low-emitting office furniture systems and seating
  • Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS)
  • California 01350 Special Environmental Requirements
  • California Dept. of General Service indoor air quality specifications for open panel office furniture

SCS Indoor Advantage certification is administered by the independent third-party certifier SCS of Emeryville, CA. 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 Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at schwartz@groupc.com.

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