Product Environmental Details

Thank you for sharing our passion for protecting the earth. By choosing solutions from National, you are selecting products with recycled content and third party certifications which may include Indoor Advantage™ Gold and level®. What’s more, our products can contribute toward rating systems such as LEED®.

Explore our portfolio with the easy-to-use ecoChecker tool. The recycled content, certification, and more are available for each product series within the tool. If you are pursuing LEED, Living Building Challenge or another green building rating system, ecoChecker can help with calculations and documentation. The ecoChecker tool is free to use and you can save information to come back to later.

 
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These are a few of the attributes you have access to in ecoChecker.

Indoor Air Quality: Indoor Advantage Gold

Our products protect indoor air quality by adhering to stringent standards. National products are certified to the SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold mark from SCS Global Services for meeting these requirements...READ MORE


BIFMA level®

level was created by the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association (BIFMA). The certification addresses four categories for a product: material use, energy and atmosphere impacts, human and ecosystem health and social responsibility. National is proud to have earned level 2 or 3 certification on virtually all of our products...READ MORE


Indoor Air Quality: CARB

CARB is the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency. It is an environmental state-funded group that works to attain healthy air quality and protect the public from exposure to toxic air contaminants. National Office Furniture products meet the CARB limits.


ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is a standard for environmental management systems that is applicable to any business, regardless of size, location or revenue. National's manufacturing facilities are registered to the ISO 14001 standard for the performance of our Environmental Management Systems...READ MORE


Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

We realize that the environmental impact of a product throughout its entire life is important. That is why we have conducted a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) that is compliant to ISO 14040/14044 on a number of our products. LCA is a method of addressing the environmental aspects throughout a product's life cycle from raw material acquisition through production, use, end-of-life treatment, and disposal.


ANEW Take Back Program

National is proud to partner with ANEW (Asset Network for Education Worldwide), a non-profit organization dedicated to extending the life cycle of surplus furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E). ANEW will work with your organization to collect, organize and repurpose FF&E for donation to the underserved, resulting in cost savings, tax benefits, and increased social responsibility...READ MORE