Green Floor Covering
1.0 LU/HSW AIA CRCCGFC1
This course will educate the decision makers in the construction industry what green flooring is made of. The participants will learn the unique characteristics of installing the new generation of green flooring, and how maintaining a floor has evolved with the green movement. The participants will learn how to meet their green goals. The course begins by explaining the EPA pyramid, and then we discuss how manufacturers are introducing green methods. The course then describes green floor covering including; VCT, resilient, linoleum, rubber, synthetic turf, wood, bamboo, laminate, and carpet. The course also describes how achieving LEED Indoor Environmental Quality goals may help curb employee absenteeism, increase productivity, and retention.
This presentation will educate the participants on what makes a green flooring product
Participants will learn how maintenance of a floor will contribute to your sustainability goals
Participants will learn the unique installation methods of green products: glueless installation, water-based adhesives, low levels of VOC, formaldehyde-free products, engineered wood vs. solid wood, and carpet disposal (reduce, reuse, recycle, waste-to-energy)
Participants will learn how green products will contribute to a green and sustainable building