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NAFA Clean Air Award Program

Recognizing Leadership and Excellence in Air Filtration

The NAFA Clean Air Award is a distinguished commendation in the air filtration industry and an opportunity for our members to recognize champions of clean air in our community. The purpose of the Award Program is to recognize leadership and excellence in air filtration by selected air filter users, and to promote the National Air Filtration Association and its member companies.

Benefits to members that nominate their customers:

  • Strengthen business relationships
  • Elevate the success of customer facilities  
  • Increase business retention
  • Receive recognition globally
  • Elevate profession

In addition, NAFA Certified Personnel receive two CEUs toward recertification, should the nomination be accepted.

The Clean Air Award honors leaders whose innovation and commitment to clean air moves our industry forward and sets an example for others to follow by:

  • Using high efficiency filtration products
  • Employing good maintenance practices
  • Showing outstanding effort in maintaining a clean and healthy indoor work environment, while successfully minimizing overall operating costs

By recognizing and publicizing the benefits and achievements of good filtration practices, NAFA hopes to foster and encourage similar practices across our community.

Clean Air Award Toolkit - for members and facilities

To support our members in promoting the Clean Air Award program to their clients, we have developed a comprehensive toolkit that includes:

  • Clean Air Awards Website: A user-friendly website providing comprehensive information about the program, including award categories, nomination process, and resources for building owners and facility managers. (
  • Client Brochure: An engaging brochure empowering building owners and facility managers to pursue Clean Air Award recognition. This brochure outlines the urgency of clean air, the business case for IAQ improvements, and a roadmap to achieving earning the Clean Air Award.
  • Member Brochure: This informative brochure, aimed at NAFA members, details the benefits of helping clients earn Clean Air Awards and provides a step-by-step guide to nominating clients for the program.
  • Client-focused PowerPoint Presentation: NAFA members can use a customizable presentation to educate their clients about the Clean Air Award program and its benefits. Log into your account to download from the Resources section.

Recent Clean Air Award Winners

Past Winners