Tag: School Furniture

Worthington Direct to Attend EDspaces 2014

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As long time members of the Education Market Association (EDmarket), Worthington Direct will join fellow dealers and furniture manufacturers for the 2014 Edspaces Conference and Expo for Innovative Learning Environments.  This industry event is the most important international conference and expo for professionals who design, supply and manage creative learning environments and is being held in Tampa, Florida between October 29th-31st. The sole purpose of this show is to continually improve the outcome of student success by progressing learning environments for the entire K-12 educational system.

Edspaces 2014 with Worthington Direct

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Caprock Furniture: The New Economical School Furniture Brand

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Caprock Furniture is the newest product line available here at Worthington Direct that we’re proud to feature as a provider of affordable school furniture.

Caprock Furniture for schools

Despite being furniture for schools on a budget, you’ll find Caprock products don’t lack in quality. Take a look at the excellent furniture we offer from them and how durable they are for longstanding use in any educational facility.

Activity Tables

A school using Caprock school tables can expect years of durability thanks to their 1-1/8″ thick thermofused melamine laminated tops and tubular steel legs. Because these are activity tables, they can be used for not only general activity but also as a computer work station. They’re all adjustable and can essentially be used in any room for different purposes.

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GREENGUARD Certification Program Acquired by UL Environment

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GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, along with it’s product emissions testing group Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS), has been acquired by UL (Underwiters Laboratories) Environment.

New GREENGUARD Gold and UL Certification Logo

Look for the new UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification Logo

AQS and GREENGUARD are industry leaders for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification. School designers, architects and educational procurement persons have long trusted the GREENGUARD Certification programs to help ensure their schools have high indoor air quality and to help earn LEEDS points.

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Even With Your School’s Furniture, It Is Possible To “Go Green”

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Everywhere you look today you find references to “going green” and “reducing your carbon footprint”.  While solar energy or composting are obvious ways you can go green, there are other, less noticeable ways, that you can help our planet even when making your school furniture buying decisions.Greenguard Certified School Furniture

Eco-friendly furniture is designated as such because of a more environmentally responsible manufacturing process or the furniture is made in a way that means it does not make a negative impact on indoor air quality.  Our “green” furniture is approved by The Greenguard Environmental Institute which is a non-profit organization that certifies materials and products that meet their strict standards for emissions.  Additionally, the Greenguard Children and Schools program works to ensure that products used in daycare centers and schools meet the most rigorous standards available.

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