Credits Knowledge Makes For Better LEED Project, Says USGBC

It may seem obvious, but one of the fundamentals of gaining LEED status is knowing how the different credits apply. Without this, it can be difficult to plan a project successfully. If your company wants to address several different areas at once, it will likely need help from an expert. This can help you learn what qualifies for different credits [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Products|Comments Off on Credits Knowledge Makes For Better LEED Project, Says USGBC

Unique Design Could Show The Way To Sustainable Office Furniture

Reusing materials can help businesses build furniture with a low carbon footprint. While this can mean reclaiming used pieces, a recent art project gives us ideas for other uses. Bloomberg challenged a group of designers and artists in London to turn office refuse like printer cartridges and wooden pallets into functional furniture. Bloomberg's program is called "Waste Not Want It" [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Products|Comments Off on Unique Design Could Show The Way To Sustainable Office Furniture

What If Offices Move Outside?

The quest for green-friendly offices could lead businesses to some interesting places in the future. While the open office has been in use for some time, businesses may be ready for a different vision to plan their workspaces around. A Washington Post article recently looked at the promise of bringing the entire workplace outside, something which could add a sense of flexibility [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Products|Comments Off on What If Offices Move Outside?

Verified Wood Products Are More Than Green: They’re Legal

By staying in line with LEED principles, businesses can improve their carbon footprint while making the best choices for themselves as companies. This means that choosing environmental office solutions can also mean making a good decision that complies with the law. In an article for the United States Green Building Council's blog, Taryn Holowka recently examined that organization's role in promoting the [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Products|Comments Off on Verified Wood Products Are More Than Green: They’re Legal

California Makes LEED Top 10 List for 2015

Last month, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) released the most recent results of its state-by-state rankings for LEED use. California, a member of last year's list, ranked seventh, above Texas, Utah and Virginia. The Golden State accounted for more than 87 million gross square feet of certified space and 618 approved projects. Even though this put it lower [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Products|0 Comments

Are Your LEED-Approved Office Chairs Ready For Extreme Use?

The LEED standard contains special provisions for projects that include reused materials and resources. Used office seating can play a part in this process, as offices select previously owned chairs and have them adjusted to meet their standards and preferences. However, locally sourced furniture also has to be strong enough to withstand long periods of use. While the phrase "extreme [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Products|0 Comments

Law Offices Can Make A Resource-Friendly Change To Cubicles

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on one law firm, Paul Hastings LLP,  that is exploring a new way of arranging its workers within its New York City office. The "open office" plan has been in vogue for years now, especially with startups and other companies wanting an energetic feel. For some industries, though, making the switch to this style [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Products|0 Comments

Knoll D’Urso Swivel Lounge Chairs

D’Urso Swivel Chair Joseph Paul D’Urso 2008 The D’Urso Swivel Chair strikes a playful balance between formality and whimsy,offering a modern twist on the classic cocktail lounge chair.

By | June 9th, 2015|General, Green Office Solutions, Products|0 Comments

Knoll toothpick Cactus Table

Lawrence Laske In 1993, Laske designed the Saugaro and Toothpick Cactus Tables for Knoll. Inspired by nature, this whimsical table collection was based upon simple, organic forms rendered from natural materials.

By | June 9th, 2015|General, Green Office Solutions, Products|0 Comments

Reuse Materials When Creating New Office Sections

This blog has written previously about how some executives prefer working out of a cubicle near the rest of their employees rather than in an office. The Wall Street Journal reported on a different tactic taken by Grey Global Group, an advertising firm in New York City, that places new arrivals in a special "base camp" area of the office [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Products|0 Comments