the sustainability certification program for furniture

level® has been created to deliver the most open and transparent means of evaluating and communicating the environmental and social impacts of furniture products in the built environment. It is the third-party certification program for the furniture industry’s multi-attribute, sustainability standard. View the level brochure.

Taking into account a company’s social actions, energy usage, material selection and human and ecosystem health impacts, level verifies how a product has met the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard from multiple perspectives. (more)

Important News: BIFMA’s level® certification program is now included in the EPA’s Recommended Specifications, Standards and Ecolabels for federal furniture purchasing.  More information.




Certified Products
This searchable database allows the identification of all products currently level certified and includes information pertaining to each certification.

Recognizable Mark
Only products carrying the level® name have been assessed by an independent third-party auditing firm accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).