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September 2011

  • 9/15 Wake Living Magazine--Seeing Green

    Wake County companies like OFM focus on the environment.

  • 9/1 Wood & Wood Products Magazine--OFM, Sustainable Operations

    With sustainability at the forefront, woodworkers continue to seek new ways to lower their emissions, green their products, and reduce their carbon footprint.

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  • 8/5 Otto: Architecture + Design--OFM Plans to Expand Solar Farm

    This month office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler OFM is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the 250-kilowatt solar farm it installed on the rooftop of its headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C. with plans to expand.

  • 8/2 Office Newswire--OFM Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Solar Farm With Plans to Expand

    This month office and school furniture manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler OFM is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the 250-kilowatt solar farm it installed on the rooftop of its headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C. last August.

  • November 2010

  • 11/6 IOFDA Connecting--OFM Launches the Green Room

    OFM has has dedicated a new section of its website to highlighting its environmentally-friendly initiatives called the “The Green Room.”

  • 11/4 Woodworking Network--OFM Launches Green Room Web Page

    OFM announced it has dedicated a new section of its Website to highlighting its environmentally friendly initiatives.

  • September 2010

  • 9/23 News & Observer--Bright days for solar energy

    OFM's 250 kilowatt facility generates enough electricity to power about 150 homes at peak output, or about 50 homes when nighttime and cloudy days are factored in.

  • 9/22 Forbes--NC firms tout green energy ideas like solar roofs

    Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton plans to visit office and school furniture manufacturer OFM's Holly Springs headquarters on Wednesday.

  • August 2010

  • 8/12 Inbound Logistics Magazine—OFM: Green Seed (see page 26).

    OFM is financing a new project that will help make its headquarters completely carbon neutral.

  • July 2010

  • 7/22 Contracting Business--OFM 'Solar Farm' Underway.

    OFM has completed the first phase of its solar farm initiative.

  • 7/16 WRAL TV CH. 5--Solar farm taking shape in Holly Springs.

    OFM just completed the first phase of its solar farm by installing mounting brackets on the roof of its company headquarters in Holly Springs.

  • 7/16 AZo Build--First Phase Completion of OFM’s Solar Project in North Carolina.

    OFM announced today it has completed the first phase of its solar farm initiative.

  • 7/13 OFM Completes First Phases of Solar Farm at North Carolina Company Headquarters

  • April 2010

  • 4/22 News & Observer--Furniture Maker's Solar Plans Will Boost Bottom Line

    A Holly Springs furniture company is going green in a big way, and getting some national attention for it.

  • 4/21 The Wall Street Journal--Businesses Wait for Green Energy Payback

    Abel Zalcberg, founder of OFM Inc., a furniture manufacturer in Holly Springs, N.C., says the company recently secured a loan covering 100% of the cost of a 250-kilowatt solar-panel system for its rooftop.

  • 4/20 Fast Company--How an N.C. Furniture Maker's Bright Green Roof Powers Up Its Bottom Line

    From where Abel Zalcberg sits in his office at OFM headquarters in Holly Springs, North Carolina, he can’t see the 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system on the roof, but its ROI is a glaring factor in his bottom line.

  • 4/15 Triangle Business Journal--OFM to Sell Solar Power to Progress Energy

    Office furniture wholesaler OFM is installing a 250-kilowatt solar panel system on the roof of its Holly Springs headquarters.

  • 4/15 OFM Finances Solar Farm at N.C. Headquarters, Goes Carbon Neutral in 2010

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