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AeraMax® Professional Receives AAFA Certification

First commercial-grade air purifier to earn asthma & allergy friendlyTM Certification

Itasca, IL (Oct. 8, 2015): AeraMax® Professional announced today it is the first commercial-grade air purifier to earn asthma & allergy friendlyTM Certification from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

The certification is given to products that are scientifically proven to reduce allergens and irritants and are suitable for people living with asthma and allergies. Selected household appliances and linens have also previously received the designation, including the personal AeraMax air purifiers for the home.

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Benjamin Moore Natura® Now Certified asthma & allergy friendly™

Natura Helps Families Avoid Common Triggers While Painting

July 14, 2015 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
MONTVALE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benjamin Moore, North America's favorite paint, color and coatings brand, today announced its most environmentally friendly paint, Natura®, has been Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). This certification comes on the heels of Natura becoming the 2015 Product of the Year in the interior paint category and being Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver earlier this year, making Natura the most decorated paint by Benjamin Moore.

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Samsung’s First Ever Upright Vacuum Transforms Consumers’ Floor Care Routine

Samsung’s First Ever Upright Vacuum Transforms Consumers’ Floor Care Routine

Easy to maneuver hybrid model features premium design that gives the gift of time;Canister vacuum also makes cleaning easier and more convenient than ever

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., America’s fastest growing appliance brand1, announced the world’s first Motion Sync Design™ Upright Vacuum (VU7000) is now available at retailers nationwide. The vacuum is the brand’s first-ever fully detachable handheld hybrid model and, along with the world’s first Motion Sync Canister Vacuum (VC-F700G), will be showcased at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, March 15-18, 2014 at booth L#11918.

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New Study Finds Americans Aren't Doing Enough to Prevent Cold & Flu

While Efforts to Clean Surfaces and Hands Continue, New Report Finds Only 13 Percent of Americans Protect the Air They Breathe; Fellowes Introduces Four Step Process

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washing your hands and disinfecting indoor surfaces are not enough to protect your home this cold and flu season. Indoor air is up to five times more polluted than outdoor air,1 and our homes are teeming with airborne germs and viruses, the leading causes of cold and flu.2 Despite these facts, the 2014 Cold and Flu Report from Fellowes found only 13 percent of American adults use an air purifier as part of their cold and flu prevention arsenal.3

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New Fellowes Air Purifiers Combat Polluted Indoor Air

ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fellowes®, Inc., announced today its newest home product innovation, the AeraMax™ line of air purifiers. With state-of-the-art technology that automatically monitors air and adjusts its settings, the new AeraMax series helps families breathe easier in their homes – where air is up to five times more polluted, according to EPA findings.

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Tarkett Offers Healthy Indoor Environment Flooring Solutions

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With people spending, on average, about 93% of their time indoors, it's more important than ever to be conscious of Indoor Air Quality. Selecting flooring is about more than just choosing the right color and design–health should be a primary consideration. Tarkett, the leading provider of innovative and sustainable flooring is proud to offer healthy flooring options.

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Stanley Steemer Cleaning Process Proven To Effectively Remove Allergens From The Home

New Study Proves Stanley Steemer Process Removes Up To 97 Percent of Surface Allergens and Significant Amount of Airborne Allergens

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Welcome news for asthma and allergy sufferers as results from a new study confirm that professional steam cleaning significantly reduces the number of allergens in the home. The study was released during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) which found the Stanley Steemer deep cleaning process was proven to remove up to 97 percent of surface allergens.

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LG Electronics Debuts Unique Allergen-Reducing Steam Washer/Dryer Combo

All-in-One Model - Certified asthma & allergy friendly(TM) by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Brings Innovative Clothing Care Option to More Consumers

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The first day of spring welcomes the start of allergy season. To help those suffering from common household allergies, LG Electronics today announced the expansion of its allergen-reduction laundry line to now include a unique combination washer-dryer unit. The full-size, all-in-one unit joins the company's recently launched SteamWasher(TM) with Allergiene(TM) cycle, the first washing machine to be certified asthma & allergy friendly(TM) by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), an independent non-profit foundation dedicated to helping consumers and patients with asthma and allergic diseases. LG's new combination unit extends this industry-first benefit to more consumers.

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Valspar Unveils First Paint Certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Color Your Home Healthy and Connect to the Power in Color with New Valspar Plus® Paint

CHICAGO, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to home improvement, the 60 million Americans living with asthma and allergies can breathe a sigh of relief: Valspar Paint today announces the debut of Valspar Plus®, the first paint certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

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LG Electronics Introduces Most Energy-Efficient Front Load Washer

Combines Warm Water Performance with Cold Water Savings From 6Motion(TM) and ColdWash(TM) Technologies

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Incorporating exclusive new cold-water features that deliver the same performance as washing clothes in warm water, LG Electronics' new flagship laundry system is the most energy-efficient front-loader on the market. New performance-enhancing and energy saving features, such as 6Motion™ and ColdWash™ technologies, together with existing features, such as the industry exclusive Allergiene™ cycle, help consumers take better care of their families and homes.

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LG Electronics Cleans House With Its First Vacuum Cleaner Line For U.S. Market

LG's New Vacuum Cleaner Line with Kompressor® Technology Helps Consumers Take Better Care of Their Homes and Families

NEW YORK, Feb.17, 2010 – LG Electronics is adding to its innovative technologies for the home with the introduction of its first-ever line of vacuum cleaners in the United States. The launch marks the global expansion of the product line for LG and extends its portfolio of home appliances that provide consumers with innovative solutions that help them take better care of their families and clean their homes.

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London Luxury Receives Asthma & Allergy Friendly(TM) Certification for Several of Its Bedding Products

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Can Now Sleep Protected and at Ease With Asthma & Allergy Friendly(TM) Bedding

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- London Luxury LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative and premium home textile products, today announced that several of its luxurious, allergen-barrier products have been certified asthma & allergy friendly(TM) by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). This highly coveted Certification Mark is granted only to select products that have undergone thorough scientific testing and proven more suitable to individuals suffering from asthma and allergic sensitivities.

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LG Electronics Unveils Industry-First Allergen-Reducing Steam Washer

Steam Washing Machine – Certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – Brings Innovative Clothing Care Options to Consumers

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2008 — The first washing machine proven to reduce allergens was introduced today by LG Electronics. The unique laundry cycle, called AllergieneTM, is now featured on the award-winning LG SteamWasherTM.

With 70 percent of U.S. households affected by asthma or allergies, LG’s allergen-reduction cycle provides a unique consumer benefit to the many Americans who need to reduce common household allergens in order to find relief. The LG SteamWasher with Allergiene cycle reduces allergens, including common triggers such as dust mites and pet dander, on fabrics by more than 95 percent. It is the first washing machine to be certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), an independent non-profit foundation dedicated to helping consumers and patients with asthma and allergic diseases.

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Allergy Foundation Thinks Globally, Gifts Locally

Group Donates "Asthma & Allergy Friendly" Toys to Kids Across the U.S. on World Allergy Day 

(December 5, 2007 — Washington, DC) The oldest and largest allergy patient advocacy organization in the world, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), is making the holidays a little brighter for children coast-to-coast who are hospitalized due to asthma, allergies or other respiratory diseases this year by donating over 1,000 certified asthma & allergy friendly™ toys. Their gift coincided with World Allergy Day, December 4, 2007.

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Protect Your Sleep With CleanRest

New Bedding Encasement Provides Most Advanced and Effective Layer of Defense Between You and the Millions of Harmful Micro-toxins in Your Bed 

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe a little easier and sleep a lot better this allergy season with CleanRest. A breakthrough new bedding encasement with patented MicronOne technology, CleanRest completely blocks micro-toxins, such as dust mites and their feces, mold and other harmful allergens, from affecting you while you sleep. It is the first encasement to be certified asthma-friendly(R) by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) in partnership with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

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