Pallas Textiles Receives Facts™ Certification
Press Release • May 9, 2016
Green Bay, WI – Pallas Textiles has received the Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) Facts certification. Facts certification indicates that a textile has met NSF/ANSI 336, a multi-attribute sustainability standard that evaluates products for environmental, economic and social attributes. The certification gives purchasers and specifiers confidence that they are selecting a product with sustainable aspects.
The purpose of the NSF/ANSI 336 standard is to address the environmental, economic and social aspects of commercial furnishings fabric used in commercial spaces. The standard considers criteria from a product’s lifecycle to get a complete picture of the inputs, outputs and environmental impacts of textile products across a product’s lifespan. The standard is applicable to a variety of contract fabric types used in public spaces such as office, healthcare and institutional interiors.
Certified fabrics must meet prerequisites for each parameter, and can achieve optional credits, earning up to a maximum of 100 points. Based on the total number of points achieved within each category, product certification levels include: Compliant, Silver, Gold or Platinum. Pallas Textiles offers a number of fabrics that are certified at the Compliant, Silver and Gold levels.