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LEED Points Now Given for Sustainable Furniture

Architects, designers, facility managers and business leaders pursuing LEED certification may now be able to earn credit for specifying level certified furniture products under the USGBC’s new Pilot Credit 80: Environmentally Preferable Interior Finishes and Furnishings – a credit that specifically recognizes products that have been third-party certified to the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard.

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BIFMA schedules level training tour

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn. has scheduled a North American tour to train architects, designers, specifiers and customers about BIFMA’s Furniture Sustainability Standard, aka “level”. The level certification program recognizes products based on performance against assessment criteria in the following areas:    • Materials and natural resources;