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Greenguard Environmental Institute (GEI) announces certification of Legacy, Santa Margherita's quartz

May 1, 2008

The Greenguard Environmental Institute (GEI) has announced the certification of Legacy, Santa Margherita’s quartz surfacing for both Indoor Air Certification and for Children & Schools. Santa Margherita, through Verona Marble Co., markets the Legacy Quartz line through its regional warehouses and selected distributors across the U.S.

Greenguard certifies that Santa Margherita’s quartz products are low emitting and have minimal impact on indoor air quality. The GEI is an independent, non-profit organization that oversees the Greenguard Certification Program, including the establishment of acceptable standards for indoor products and testing protocols.

Greenguard Certified or tested furniture and furnishings are part of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Commercial Interiors Program. The Greenguard Certification Program is the only independent testing program for low-emitting products. Access to the Greenguard Product Guide™ at Greenguard is provided at no charge.