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Office Furniture Remanufacturing: The Facilities Managers Alternative to Stockpiling Obsolete Furni


The presentation will share the latest information about trends in office furniture (including office furniture leasing) and the economic and environmental ramifications on obsolete assets. Changes in the workplace have created huge amounts of unwanted office furniture. Remanufacturing addresses the cost, storage and waste that come with replacing office furniture. The presentation will make the case for alternatives to stockpiling obsolete office furniture using real world examples of programs for old furniture office assets. This will be an informative and engaging presentation on how Facilities Managers and Asset Managers of Fortune (500 and 1000) companies have been able to address exiting furniture assets and create measurable economic value and environmental impact avoidance metrics.


1. Walk away with comprehensive options available for legacy furniture assets, including unique programs and processes that most companies are unaware exist.
2. Be able to demonstrate environmental and financial impact of storing and disposing of outdated office furniture.
3. Learn how end users have successfully redeployed existing furniture assets including detailed cost savings and sustainability metrics.
4. Assess real world case studies of cost savings accomplished through re-configuring office spaces.

 
Start Time:

3/21/2018 10:00:00 AM

End Time:

3/21/2018 10:50:00 AM

Presented by:

Doug Pilgrim, LEED AP ID+C
New Business Development and Sustainability Manager
Davies Office


Room Number:

341

Audience:

Intermediate

CEU:

0.1

Track:

Asset Management



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