North Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 24, 2011
The Greener Product Certification Seal demonstrates that a product has been evaluated against the LEED®, LEED® for Homes and NAHB® green building standards using internationally recognized third-party certification organizations, laboratory test results and/or other supporting documentation. Only products that are found to be in compliance are awarded the Certification Seal.
According to Peter Rundle, CEO, Greener Product LLC, “The seal ensures that manufacturers are held accountable for their environmental product claims and architects can easily and quickly identify LEED® compliant products for their next building project. The one-stop resource is used by thousands of dedicated green professionals to research environmentally preferable building materials and to build green more efficiently.”
Since 1962, Am-Finn has provided design-build and renovation services to health clubs, hotels and recreation facilities around the world. For the past 13 years, Am-Finn has been the exclusive preferred vendor for the YMCA of the USA, JCC and Powerhouse Gym. Am-Finn is also the preferred vendor for Gold’s Gym, Bally’s Total Customers Fitness and LA Fitness.”
The Am-Finn Hybrid Steam Room and Eco-Sauna are now certified by Greener Products. The Eco-Sauna has a low VOC (volatile organic compound), is made of recycled content and is considered rapidly renewable. The Hybrid Steam Room received certification under the low VOC's and energy efficiency. Currently they have shown that their Hybrid Steam Room can reduce energy costs by up to 50% compared to running a traditional steam room.
Certified products are listed online at http://www.GreenerProduct.com and through an online data base users can freely search for environmentally preferred products in twenty-four building categories.
Manufacturers that earn the “Seal” produce environmentally friendly green building products and are evaluated in seven areas including energy, recycled content, regionally produced materials, air quality, renewable materials and reclaimed materials. Products are searchable according to type of building product and the desired environmental attribute.
AM-FINN Inc. 372 South Eagle Road Suite 341, Eagle Idaho 83616 USA Toll Free: (800)237.2862 Tel: (208)286.0460 Fax: (208)286.0290 http://www.am-finn.com
Greener Product LLC, 8761 Dorchester Rd, Suite 205, North Charleston, SC. ZIP 29420 Tel: (843) 576 0112 or at http://www.greenerproduct.com