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GLRPPR Sector Resource: level: The BIFMA Sustainability Standard

Title:
level: The BIFMA Sustainability Standard

Abstract:
Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) International, the trade association for the commercial furniture industry, has launched its "level" product certification program. The sustainability standard takes into account material use, energy and atmosphere impacts, human and ecosystem health and social responsibility. The standard is modeled after Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) with specific prerequisites, optional credits, and three conformance levels. LEED and its Green Building Rating System provide several best sustainable practices for furniture.

URL:
http://levelcertified.org/

Source:
BIFMA

Resource Type:
Other resources

Date of Publication:
2009

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