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(September 13, 2017)
ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas earns prestigious GREENGUARD Gold Certification, giving designers, architects, and building owners a safer, greener option for roof and wall insulation. Recognized and referenced by over 400 codes, rating systems and procurement policies worldwide, UL's GREENGUARD Gold Certification Program requires that products meet some of the world's most rigorous standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor environments.
"As the leader in polyiso manufacturing, we are proud to become one of the first in our industry to earn the well-respected GREENGUARD Gold Certification," said Greg Sagorski, Director of Technical Services of Atlas Roofing Corporation. "UL runs the most trusted third-party program today with GREENGUARD, and we hope this latest certification further demonstrates our commitment to healthy buildings and the environment."
Using dynamic environmental chamber testing, Atlas ACFoam® Roof Insulation and EnergyShield® Wall Insulation products were tested for more than 360 VOCs and other chemical emissions The GREENGUARD Gold label validates that these insulation products are low-emitting and support healthy indoor environments.
All Atlas EnergyShield and ACFoam products are GREENGUARD Gold certified, including the foam portion of composite products.
GREENGUARD Gold Certified products aid in the creation of healthier indoor environments and release fewer pollutants that can contribute to health issues, including asthma and other respiratory issues.
To remain certified, Atlas products will undergo comprehensive certification testing on an annual basis. GREENGUARD Gold Certification gives building owners and specifiers peace of mind knowing that Atlas ACFoam® and EnergyShield® products support a better environment and human health.
ABOUT ATLAS® ROOFING CORPORATION
Atlas® Roofing Corporation is an innovative, customer-oriented manufacturer of residential and commercial building materials. Atlas has grown from a single roofing shingle manufacturing facility in 1982 into an industry leader with 19 plants in North America and worldwide product distribution. All Atlas products are manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities and shipped worldwide from its network of manufacturing plants and distribution facilities in the United States and Canada. Atlas Roofing Corporation is made up of 6 major divisions: Wall Insulation, Roof Insulation, Roof Shingles, Roof Underlayment, Web Technologies, and Atlas EPS. To view a timeline of the history of Atlas, please click here. - See more at: http://www.atlasroofing.com/.
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