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 productThe 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.

The majority of our products have been certified as gold rated! You will find the UL GREENGUARD GOLD badge product details of our items. Browse our full line of Products to learn even more!

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:


Materials and Resources
Recycled Content: MR Credits 4.1 and 4.2

Indoor Environmental Quality
Low-Emitting Materials Painting: VOC-Compliant Paints and coatings Credit 4.2

Sustainable Sites
Reduced Site Disturbance: Development Footprint – Credit 5.2


Manufactured Regionally
Regionally-sourced Products: MR Credits 5.1 and 5.2

Your project location must be within 500 miles of a Lyon LLC location to qualify for this credit. Use your project site address to calculate the distance from:

Montgomery, IL
Paris, IL
Watseka, IL

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

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