VOC Emission Certification

Meeting the CDPH Standard for Low Emissions

Our ceiling products are certified through UL GREENGUARD Gold and Berkeley Analytical ClearChem.

All the products in our SUSTAIN portfolio offer Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Test Certificates that meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard for low emissions. Armstrong is committed to taking the necessary steps to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is safe in the spaces where we live, works, learn, heal, and play.

GREENGUARD Certification


The GREENGUARD Certification Program gives assurance that products designed for use in indoor spaces meet strict chemical emissions limits, which contribute to the creation of healthier interiors.  GREENGUARD Certified products meet stringent chemical emissions requirements, such as being screened for more than 10,000 volatile organic compounds (VOCs).


Berkley Analytical Compliance Tested logo

Berkley Analytical (BkA) is an environmental laboratory specializing in VOC emission testing of building products. Their VOC emission testing program, ClearChem, meets the stringent requirements for Low Emitting Materials in USGBC LEED v4; WELL, Living Building Challenge, and other green building rating systems and green construction codes.  ClearChem is approved for first-party claims to demonstrate compliance with CDPH Standard Method V1.2.

Indoor Advantage™ Gold

Indoor Advantage Gold standard logo

The Indoor Advantage and Indoor Advantage Gold standard aligns with both ANSI/BIFMA M7.1 and X7.1, and CA 01350. It is recognized by the EPA and GSA, and qualifies for many building rating systems, including LEED v4.1, BREEAM, WELL Building, and Living Building Challenge.

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