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GSA to require carpet standard

November 1, 2011

ANN ARBOR, MI — The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will now require Gold Level certification to NSF/ANSI 140, according to a press release.

NSF/ANSI 140 Sustainability Assessment for Carpet will be required for all broadloom (wall-to-wall) carpet and carpet tile purchased through the GSA, the release stated.

According to the release, current GSA carpet suppliers have until January 1, 2012 to certify their products to NSF/ANSI 140 Gold Level in order for their carpets to be considered for purchase through the GSA.

Click here to read the complete release.