Camfil Farr Joins
US Green Building Council
Camfil Farr, developer of “completely green” air filters that give users five distinct environmental
and cost advantages, has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC) at the Product
USGBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of industry leaders committed to making “green”
buildings universally available within a generation.
Camfil Farr has a strong history of participation in organizations such as ASHRAE and the
Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology. Camfil Farr offers its expertise to applicable
factions of the USGBC, concentrating on improving indoor air quality and saving energy.
One area of concentration will be the Indoor Air Quality Procedure as defined in ASHRAE
Standard 62.1. Another, longer-term goal of Camfil Farr’s participation is to educate
industry professionals regarding the ECI (Energy Cost Index) and Life Cycle Costing as
effective and immediate ways to reduce energy use, while maintaining highest rated
efficiency throughout the life of the filter.
Camfil Farr is the only filter manufacturer to guarantee the energy-saving
performance of its filters. It is also unique in providing a fully-equipped mobile lab to
test pre-filter and final filter combinations under local temperature, humidity and
Camfil Farr’s commitment to environmentally-favored, energy-conserving filter
technologies is long-standing, comprehensive, and company-wide.
* LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a rating system that
promotes sustainable green building and development practices worldwide.
It is a registered trademark of the USGBC.
** ASHRAE is an international organization of heating, refrigeration and
air-conditioning engineers. ASHRAE offers various Standards that are used
for new construction and building modifications.