Sustainable Flooring

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


Vapor Retarder Underlayment

Barricade Building Products’ Floor & Tile Underlayment is a moisture vapor retarder that helps increase the useful life and appearance of flooring.
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Moisture-Resistant Particleboard

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.
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

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

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

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

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

The Exploratorium’s new waterfront home features an innovative radiant system using San Francisco Bay water.
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Rubber Underfoot

Sponsored by: ECORE commercial flooring
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

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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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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Learn about the California drought, how North Carolina retailers are going green, and more.
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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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