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Discussions with tag 'Flooring'

I need a fabulous water-based poly or other eco floor coating

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I need a recommendation for a water-based poly. When I mentioned using a more environmentally friendly floor coating, I got a shrug and a maybe. Please let me know if there's a product out there you…

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Flooring,Low VOC

15 replies | 5978 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015 | Last updated: 07/25/2019

Armstrong vinyl plank flooring

by Steven_Spicer

I looked on the site to see if I could find any reviews for floor paneling or tiling manufacturers offering a reasonable level of effort to create sustainable products for the cost and environmentally…

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Certification,Flooring,Armstrong,Vinyl Flooring

0 replies | 1168 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

use of linoleum flooring in bathrooms

by Christine O. // green consumer

Does anyone have any practical experience with linoleum, such as Marmoleum, in a bathroom? The general contractor with whom I spoke advised against it since it is water resistant rather than waterproo

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Flooring

6 replies | 5192 views | Posted on: 08/21/2017 | Last updated: 07/25/2019

Webinar: Decorative Hardwood Plywood: ATTRACTIVE + SUSTAINABLE, Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

This course will better inform the architect and designer about decorative hardwood plywood in terms of its manufacture, uses, types, and sustainable attributes. The architect and the designer will ga

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Flooring,Sustainable Building,Hardwood Flooring

0 replies | 1052 views | Posted on: 09/26/2018 | Last updated: 10/05/2018

FREE WEBINAR: Improving and Prolonging the Performance of Finished Concrete Floors, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

This overview of concrete floor basics shows participants how to get the most from finished concrete floors. Along the way it discusses levels of finish, hardening-densifying and other aspects of fini

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Flooring,Concrete

0 replies | 1370 views | Posted on: 01/18/2019 | Last updated: 09/05/2019

FREE WEBINAR: Decorative Hardwood Plywood: ATTRACTIVE + SUSTAINABLE, Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

This course will better inform the architect and designer about decorative hardwood plywood in terms of its manufacture, uses, types, and sustainable attributes. The architect and the designer will ga

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Flooring,hardwood,plywood

0 replies | 1546 views | Posted on: 01/18/2019 | Last updated: 11/13/2019

Where are the best places (online or in person) to shop for a new healthy and sustainable residential rug or carpet?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

So my son wants a new rug for his room, and we need a new rug in the basemet, preferably a thick one since this is going in a room a band practices in, and they want to keep the sound from bouncing a

Filed under: Other

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building Materials,Materials,Flooring,Healthy Buildings,Rugs,Carpets,Carpeting

0 replies | 2235 views | Posted on: 01/31/2020 | Last updated: 01/31/2020

Webinar: Get In On The Ground Floor: Modern, Sustainable, Healthcare Flooring, July 21, 12pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of sustainable, resilient fluid-applied flooring. It will discuss how it solves many issues present in both resilient floorin

Filed under: Flooring

Related to: Flooring

Keywords: Sustainability,Flooring,Healthcare

0 replies | 1273 views | Posted on: 06/18/2020 | Last updated: 06/18/2020

Low VOC, Recycled Rubber Flooring, from Rubber Floors and More (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Join Matt Hoots at the 2020 Atlanta Build Expo as he talks to Alan Quinn about Rubber Floors and More.  Alan introduces the company's Low VOC rolled and interlocking rubber floors, made

Filed under: Rubber Flooring

Keywords: Flooring,Low VOC,Rubber Flooring,Floors,Recycled,Recycled Rubber

0 replies | 2255 views | Posted on: 07/23/2020 | Last updated: 06/17/2021

FREE Greenbuilding Webinar: Get In On The Ground Floor: Modern, Sustainable Healthcare Flooring, September 24, 12-1 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of sustainable, resilient fluid-applied flooring. It will discuss how it solves many issues present in both resilient floorin

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Flooring,Healthcare

1 replies | 589 views | Posted on: 09/16/2020 | Last updated: 09/17/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Get In On The Ground Floor: Modern, Sustainable Healthcare Flooring, November 18, 12pm EST

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of sustainable, resilient fluid-applied flooring. It will discuss how it solves many issues present in both resilient floorin

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Flooring,Cork,antimicrobial

0 replies | 884 views | Posted on: 10/26/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

Humidity, Hardwood and Homes: Protect the Air you Breathe and the Floor under your Feet, August 26, 12-1 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Builders, flooring professionals and HVAC contractors: sign up to learn about how healthy air and humidity control are essential to protecting your work.

Matt Hoots, President of SawHorse Builders

Humidity, Hardwoods and Homes - The Building Science Approach to Protecting your Investment (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Proper humidity is critical for building product condition and durability, just as it’s important for human comfort and health.  Do you know the ideal humidity for your hardwood floor

Filed under: Humidity Control Equipment

Keywords: HVAC,Flooring,Ventilation,Humidity,Floors,Humidification,Dehumidification,Humidity Control,Hardwood Floors

0 replies | 5350 views | Posted on: 09/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/08/2022

What is the ideal humidity needed to help maintain hardwood flooring?

by SawHorse, Inc.

I got a question from a webinar that I co-hosted with Aprilaire and the National Wood Flooring Association.

The question related to 'what is needed to maintain a good relative humidity to help

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: Flooring,Hardwood Flooring,Humidity,Humidification,Dehumidification,Humidity Control,Maple,Floor

0 replies | 2398 views | Posted on: 08/30/2021 | Last updated: 09/29/2021

Healthy / Sustainable Flooring Seminar, November 13, 10:30 am - 12 pm, Sarasota, Florida

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

At this free seminar hosted by Eco-$mart, attendees will learn about several different flooring options that are good for indoor air quality, are low maintenance, and are environmentally low impact /

Filed under: Flooring

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Flooring,Sustainable Flooring,Healthy Flooring

0 replies | 284 views | Posted on: 11/09/2021 | Last updated: 11/09/2021

Virtual Green Manufacturing Tour - Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring, December 7, 9-10:30 AM

by Richard Minasian // Student

Every year GBA loves to get an in-depth look at Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring (AMHF) – a family operation in Emlenton, PA. The three-part tour is normally done in person, but th

Filed under: Flooring

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Architecture,Design,Flooring,Sustainable Materials,Hardwood Flooring,Green Manufacturing,Wood products

0 replies | 702 views | Posted on: 11/19/2021 | Last updated: 11/30/2021