New Version of NSF/ANSI Sustainability Assessment for Carpet Released

Dalton, GA, September 4, 2019-The newest edition of NSF/ANSI 140 Sustainability Assessment for Carpet, released August 2019, continues to promote the highest standard of environmentally responsible carpet products.

NSF/ANSI 140 was the first multi-attribute sustainability standard for carpet to allow architects, designers, building professionals, and consumers to identify sustainable carpet products.

The original standard was created in 2005 by a multi-stakeholder group, including The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) and NSF International, an American National Standards Institute- (ANSI-) accredited standards developer.

NSF/ANSI 140, which focuses on life-cycle assessment principles in evaluating sustainability, was developed by a balanced committee of experts representing industry, regulators, consumers, and other stakeholders using ANSI’s rigorous process for the development of voluntary consensus standards.

NSF/ANSI 140 is recognized as one of the best standards for sustainability by the General Services Administration (GSA), EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) program, and US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED v4.1 program.

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