Chairs (new): All furniture must be purchased through FMD to ensure compliance with ergonomic and university standards. Furniture Procurement is a billable service and the responsibility of the requesting department. Complete the FMD Purchase Requisition Form and mail it to FMD Procurement, 110 Maintenance Road. Ergonomic requests directed to the Ergonomic Committee may be eligible for partial funding.
When ordering chair(s) please provide the CFOAPAL, location for delivery and whether the chair will be used on tile or carpeted flooring so I send the chair out with the correct casters.
Allsteel Sensible Seating available in green and blue $530 each. This chair has a higher back, sliding seat pan and height adjustable arms. Warranty: minimum coverage is 5 years on fabric. Seating controls, pneumatic cylinders, polymer-based components, & foam are all 10 years. The balance of the chair is "Lifetime".
The Hon Nucleus task chair is the newest offering in our inventory. It is stocked in black mesh back, black fabric seat & polished aluminum base. Price is $620. This chair has ht adjustable arms, sliding seat pan and synchro-tilt. Warranty: Pneumatic cylinders are included under the HON Limited Lifetime Warranty. The ilira®-stretch back is not considered to be fabric but a structural component of the chair and is included under the HON Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Allsteel “Sum” chair – we stock black only - $718. This chair has a sliding seat pan, height/width adjustable arms. The arms also move back to get out of the way. This chair has an on/off tilt function that when engaged, makes the chair passively ergonomic providing support no matter what degree of tilt is used. Warranty: minimum coverage is 5 years on fabric. Seating controls, pneumatic cylinders, polymer-based components, & foam are all 10 years. The balance of the chair is "Lifetime".
Steelcase “Leap” chair – we stock black only - $935. This chair combines all of our chair features. It has a moveable lumbar support and the ability to snug the lumbar support in even further once in the proper position. The arms are fully articulating. Life time warranty except on cylinders and mechanisms which is 10 years.
Haworth “Zody” chair – we stock black only - $635. The Zody shares the same features as the Leap chair above. It has a mesh back rather than an upholstered back. http://www.haworth.com/Brix?pageID=2040 Haworth offers a lifetime parts and labour warranty on their products. Since its parts and labour, they not only cover the cost of the part, but also the cost of associated with a service technician providing the labour to fix the problem. There are exceptions to what is covered under the Lifetime Warranty. Seating mechanisms and seating glides are covered for only ten years.