The state buys furniture to meet the functional needs of state agencies. This typically includes modular systems furniture, desks, and chairs. Besides functionality, the state strives to procure furniture that has a reduced impact on the environment and human health. Furniture made with less chemical additives can have lower impact on indoor air quality. Higher recycled content used to manufacturer furniture can help reduce the depletion of natural resources. Energy efficient desk lights can have lower energy consumption which translates into lower greenhouse gas emission. Furthermore, furniture with third-party environmental certification may help State buildings obtain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.