Originally published in Interiors & Sources

06/17/2008

Furniture Sustainability Standard Released

 
June 17, 2008

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Furniture Sustainability Standard Released
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association and NSF International announce the release of BIFMA E3-2008 Business and Institutional Furniture Sustainability Standard to the NSF consensus ballot process and the American National Standards Institute public comment period. BIFMA and NSF partnered on the development of this standard over a year ago gathering a broad and diverse group of stakeholders in the consensus process.


DuPont Donates Products to Help Rebuild Town Leveled by Tornado
DuPont and four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon recently announced that DuPont will partner with customers and make an initial donation of more than 30 innovative products and services worth nearly $750,000 to help rebuild homes and businesses in tornado-ravaged Greensburg, KS.


Shaw Commits to Energy Intensity Reduction
Shaw Industries, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, announces a pledge to reduce the company’s energy intensity by 25 percent in 10 years.


The Next Generation of Architects
“Building Connections: 12th Annual K-12 Design Work”—which opened June 13th—gives budding designers an opportunity to share their visions for the future of their cities, communities, neighborhoods and homes.


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