Sustainable Flooring

Whether it's bamboo, concrete, hardwood, cork, rubber, resilient, ceramic, bio-based or something new, we've got your floor "covered."


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Moisture-Resistant Particleboard

November 5, 2013
The Collins Companies introduces a particleboard to meet the rigorous ANSI MR50 standard.
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The Hard and Soft of Sustainable Flooring

Two companies specializing in sustainable flooring merge to create a showcase of green products aligned with a commitment to green manufacturing methods.
November 5, 2013
The mission of Tarkett’s flooring companies is to make big moves that keep their transparent, sustainable message apparent.
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Cork-Infused Bamboo Floors

November 5, 2013
USFloors has received a patent for the company’s Corboo flooring, a cork-infused strand woven bamboo floor.
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Sustainable Paving Base

November 5, 2013
STABILIA by Lafarge Canada is a cement-treated aggregate and sustainable.
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The Future of Green Cleaning Is…People

October 3, 2013
A big step in the advancement of green cleaning is maintaining a culture that understands and perpetuates its importance.
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International Intrigue

Flooring Grows Across the World

August 1, 2013
An annual flooring show puts Asia back on the map as a global leader for flooring.
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Exploring Every Possibility

July 12, 2013
The Exploratorium’s new waterfront home features an innovative radiant system using San Francisco Bay water.
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Continuing Education Unit

Rubber Underfoot

Sponsored by: ECORE commercial flooring
July 10, 2013
Offering one of the best life-cycle values, not to mention ease of maintenance, durability, support, good acoustics and slip resistance, rubber is becoming an increasingly popular sustainable flooring choice.
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Green Building Codes and the Benefits of Wood

May 16, 2013

Architects and engineers have traditionally favored steel, masonry and concrete for commercial buildings, but today the use of wood has become increasingly common across all types of U.S. buildings.

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Healthcare Solutions in Brief

May 7, 2013
Two healthcare facilities emphasize individual ways of making sustainability and efficiency a priority for the community.
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.



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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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