Haworth India Showroom Earns LEED Gold
Located in Pune, India, the facility earned high marks in key LEED categories including water efficiency, sustainable sites, and innovation and design. This marks the second Haworth building in India to receive LEED-CI Gold honors.
White Paper Details Infection Control Challenges Hospitals Must Address During Construction
Hospitals and healthcare institutions are challenged to devise policies and procedures that allow construction projects to take place while maintaining Environment of Care standards. A free white paper, titled "Infection Control in the Healthcare Environment During Construction," is now available for download.
G3i Receives Indoor Advantage Gold Certification from SCS
G3 Technology Innovations (G3i) and Scientific Certification Systems announced that G3i’s textile finish product, GreenShield, has received Indoor Advantage Gold certification. This standard sets the toughest limits for indoor air emissions and guarantees that products contribute to a healthy and safe indoor environment.
OERC Enhances Membership with the Addition of Allsteel
The Office Ergonomics Research Committee—the industry council that researches the relationship between office work and discomfort, fatigue, and musculoskeletal disorders—recently announced the addition of contract furniture designer and manufacturer Allsteel Inc. to its membership.
Special Report: The Air We Breathe
By Anthony Bernheim
By understanding the complexities surrounding indoor air quality, and by following certain principles, design professionals can play a crucial role in improving IAQ for building occupants.