Construction Waste Management

MR 2.1 1 Point
Divert 50% from landfill
MR 2.2 1 Point
Divert 75% from landfill
Blanket wrapped freight via the David Edward truck eliminates cardboard and packaging materials.

Resource Reuse

MR 3.3 1 Point
30% furniture and furnishings

David Edward offers to recondition and re-upholster all of our product designs for reuse.

Recycled Content

MR 4.1 1 Point
10% (Post-consumer and 1/2 Pre-consumer)
EA 4.2 1 Point
20% (Post-consumer and 1/2 Pre-consumer)

Many of our components, such as our substrates, Lamin-Art veneers, and seat decks, are derived from recycled materials.

Regional Materials

MR 5.1 1 Point
20% manufactured regionally.
MR 5.2 1 Point
10% manufactured regionally.

Accompanying map highlights the areas that are less than 500 miles from zip code 21227 (Baltimore, MD).

Rapidly Renewable Materials

MR 6 1 Point

Poplar OSB, strawboard, wheatboard, sunflower seed board, bamboo and natural linoleum are some of the rapidly renewable surface materials that we have available.

Forest Stewardship Council Award

EA 7 1 Point

Both FSC and SFI sourced woods are available upon request. Please note that we are not FSC certified, so while we can purchase FSC and SFI woods, we will not be able to supply chain of custody certification.


Low Emitting Materials, Composite Wood and Laminate Adhesives

EA/MR 4.4 1 Point

Formaldehyde free particleboards, as well as solvent free and low VOC adhesives available.

Low Emitting Materials, Systems Furniture and Seating

EQ 4.5 1 Point

David Edward’s waterbased stains and finishes surpass GREENGUARD certification by meeting the ANSI/BIFMA M7.1 air
quality test and the California 1350 requirement.


Innovation in Design

ID 1.1 – 1.4 1 Point each

Our in-house Industrial Design Studio, Studio David Edward, facilitates custom sustainable solutions for specific architectural or interior projects.

Regional credits to be available with new release of LEED v3 in 2009.

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