ARD recognizes the responsibility of furniture manufacturers to do business in such a way as to minimize negative impacts on the environment. Our strategy in this regard is many-faceted:

Sustainability at ARD

On a more concrete level, we have made a concerted effort to provide our customers with environmentally friendly options.


ARD can offer several avenues to accumulating LEED points:

  • Material and Resources

    - Credit4.1 Recycled Content 10%

    - Credit 4.2 Recycled Content 20%

    - Credit 5.1 Regional Materials, 20% recycled regionally

    - Credit 5.2 Regional Material, 10% extracted and manufactured regionally

    - Credit 6 Rapidly renewable materials

    - Credit 7 Certified Wood

    Indoor Environmental Quality

    - Credit 4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Adhesives and Sealants

    - Credit 4.4 Low-Emitting Materials, Composite wood and laminate adhesives