HON product development incorporates Design for the Environment (DfE) processes to ensure that products provide long, reliable service. Materials are chosen to reduce impacts and be recyclable when the product reaches the end of its useful life. Links to Disassembly Instructions are provided with each product group.
Indoor Air Quality
Virtually all HON products are certified to the ANSI/BIFMA Furniture Emissions Standard. Links to Indoor Air Quality certificates are provided with each product group.
level® ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard
Virtually all products have achieved level certification based on the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Sustainable Furniture Standard. level provides measurable, market-based definitions of progressively more sustainable furniture by establishing criteria that address social and environmental aspects throughout the supply chain. Links to level certificates are provided with each product group.
HON is proud to be a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Our investment in sustainable design and manufacturing has paralleled our customers’ need for sustainable furniture. Virutally all HON desks, chairs, files and workstations can contribute to LEED Interior Design + Construction credits in many areas.
EQ 4.5: Low Emitting Furniture
The HON Company’s furniture meets the emissions requirements of LEED Interior Design + Construction. Our Indoor Air Quality certificates are accepted as proof and are identified by product and manufacturing period.
MR Credit 4: Recycled Content
Office furniture is comprised of a variety of materials, each having unique environmental qualities. Today’s consumer expects fact-based techincal information presented in a way that is both concise and comprehensive. HON’s Environmental Data Sheets (EDS) provide basic information on the most frequently asked questions about our products.