New “EPA Recommended” Icon Announced By GSA — level® Certified Furniture Products More Easily Found

Grand Rapids, Mich. - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) added a new icon to their GSAAdvantage! online shopping and ordering service last week and an “EPA Recommended” icon will now identify products that conform to standards, certifications, and ecolabels such as the level Certification Program that have been recommended by the Environmental Protection

By | 2017-06-09T09:47:35+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

OSHA Sustainability White Paper Released

12/20/16 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a white paper this morning entitled Sustainability in the Workplace: A New Approach for Protecting Worker Safety and Health.  BIFMA contributed to the agency's research and the paper, along with a blog, profiles, and tweets can be found on their webpage: www.osha.gov/sustainability.  (press release)

By | 2017-06-09T09:43:41+00:00 December 20th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

level® Certified Furniture Products Support LEED Pilot Credit

A new pilot credit in the LEED Rating System for “Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials” (Pilot Credit 112) was launched recently that builds upon Pilot Credit 80 for “Environmentally Preferable Interior Finishes and Furnishings”. BIFMA’s level Certification Program is again listed as acceptable for use in LEED projects utilizing this pilot credit. The intent of

By | 2017-06-09T09:43:42+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

level® Recognized as USGBC Approved Program for MR Credit

March 3, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Cook 616-285-3963 ext. 19 E-mail: ncook@bifma.org level® Recognized as USGBC Approved Program for MR Credit Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Steering Committee has approved the level® Certification Program as a “USGBC

By | 2017-06-09T09:43:42+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|