Glossary of Green Terms
Anti-microbial An antimicrobial is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, or viruses.
GREENGUARD An industry independent, third-party certification program for low-emitting products and materials. Products are screened for more than 10,000 VOCs including formaldehyde, styrene and aldehydes.
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 - Textiles which are awarded the certificate are free of concentrations of harmfull substances whihc are detrimental to health. Parmameters used in testing: banned AZO dyes, carcinogenic and allergy inducing dyes, formaldehyde, pesticides, cholorinated phenols, chloro-organic benzenes and toluenes, extractable heavy metals, colorfastness, pH value and emission of volatile compounds.
Ultra Fresh Window blinds that have the UltraFresh treatment help
maintain a sterile environment in hospitals, nurseries and
care homes. Not only will the window blinds provide an effective and efficient from of adjustable solar shading, but
they also guarantee a sterile, germ-free surface for many
years to come. Details...