GEV represents the German acronym for the Association for the Control of Emissions in Products for Flooring Installation, Adhesives and Building Materials or Gemeinschaft Emissionskontrollierte Verlegewerkstoffe (visit www.emicode.com).Emicode® is GEV’s trademark-protected name for their stringent testing and labeling system that categorizes products into 3 emission classes:
EMICODE EC 1 PLUS = very low emission • EMICODE EC 1 R PLUS = very low emission, regulated • EMICODE EC 1 = low emission
What it means to the planet
Although its mandate is primarily for the assurance of indoor air quality, by their very nature, these products are extremely low-emitting so also do not contribute to greenhouse gas accumulation.
What it means for humans
GEV’s extremely stringent standards are recognized internationally as the highest level of indoor air quality protection.