Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Carpet articles below.
CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015
The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.
EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.
The new, advanced DuraTech® is made with a fluorine-free topical soil resistance formula that meets the Antron® brand’s certification testing process.
Summit International Flooring will bring Tuntex Carpet’s dedication to sustainability and green products, along with a plethora of designs, to the U.S. market.
Since 2002, CARE and its members have diverted more than four billion pounds of carpet from landfills in the United States.
Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.
This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.
ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.
LED light transmissive carpets to provide information, direction, inspiration, and safety in offices, hotels, and public buildings.
Getting a concrete subfloor cleaned up enough for reuse requires the advice of Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom. From the August 2013 issue.
Featuring compact, lightweight design, three new models from Sanitaire expedite the drying of carpet and floors.
Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue.
This special feature salutes the 20 year relationship between Zeftron®, fms, and TFM.
On this 4th of July, read about a group of companies recognized for their products made in the United States.
This is an odor blocking technology applied to broadloom and modular commercial carpet.
An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.
Beginning July 1, a $.05 per square yard stewardship assessment is being added to the sale of all carpet sold or shipped into California.
This carpet collection is Cradle to Cradle certified and can help to earn LEED points.
Launched in 44 major markets across North America, the service uses a patent pending, high pressure steam system.
The partnership between Mohawk Industries and Polar Materials, Inc. will result in a carpet backing filler created from recycled carpet waste—advancing post-consumer recycling efforts and reducing the amount of carpet waste sent to the landfill every year.
NSF International has announced that InterfaceFLOR has received certification to NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainable Carpet for both its GlasBac and GlasBac RE products.
Carpet manufacturer Beaulieu Commercial was recently honored with a 2009 Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The guidebook is designed to make it easier to use NSF 140 and to establish consistency in the data collection and documentation required for certification.
New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and disposal.