Going Green With Lyon

Going Green With Lyon

Did you know Lyon is GREENGUARD Certified?! Becoming certified demonstrates Lyon’s dedication to Going Green and providing products that support safe and healthy indoor environments. GREENGUARD recognizes and references over 400 codes, rating systems, and procurement policies worldwide. The GREENGUARD Certification criteria have been the basis for the LEED credit for low emitting furniture since 2002.

“Attaining GREENGUARD Gold Certification shows Lyon Group Holdings is serious about making a commitment to the environment at all three of our production facilities. We know this certification ensures that our products contribute to healthy indoor environments.”- John Altstadt, President Lyon Group Holdings

GREENGUARD Gold Certified

certified greenguard product

The GREENGUARD certification includes health-based criteria for additional chemicals and also requires lower total VOC emissions levels. This also helps ensure that products are acceptable for use in environments like schools and healthcare facilities. By choosing products with GREENGUARD Certification, you create a healthier indoor environment for your home, office or institution.

You will find the UL GREENGUARD GOLD badge on the majority of Lyon’s products. Look for this badge on the majority of our Lockers and all of our All-Welded Cabinets and Flammable Safety Cabinets. Our 8000 Series Shelving as well as Bulk Storage Rack and Bar, Pipe and Rod Racks have also been gold rated.

LEED Initiative

In addition to being GREENGUARD Certified, we are committed to developing products as well as programs that positively impact the environment. Lyon is the clear cut leader in green initiatives with our goals to create healthier environments. We strive to lower operating costs, reduce emissions, as well as maintain an enviro-friendly product delivery system. Our centrally located manufacturing facilities also stand within 500 miles of many metro areas for fuel-efficient deliveries. LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing measurable green building design, construction, operations, and maintenance solutions. Lyon also set initiatives in place to reduce our environmental footprint. We’ve achieved the following LEED Accredited Points:

Sustainable Sites

  • Reduced Site Disturbance: Development Footprint – Credit 5.2

Materials and Resources

  • Recycled Content: MR Credits 4.1 and 4.2
  • Regionally-sourced Products: MR Credits 5.1 and 5.2

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Low-Emitting Materials Painting: VOC-Compliant Paints and Coatings Credit 4.2

Lyon’s exclusive LEED email address helps support architects, contractors, and distributors pursuing LEED information.
Please send all LEED inquiries to leed@lyonworkspace.com