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    Resilient manufacturers needed for industry-average EPDs

Resilient manufacturers needed for industry-average EPDs

LaGrange, Ga.—The Resilient Floor Covering Institute is updating the resilient flooring industry-average Environmental Product Declarations and looking for resilient flooring manufacturers to participate. Participation in the EPD renewals is open to all resilient flooring manufacturers. Membership in the Resilient Floor Covering Institute is not required. The industry-average EPDs are ISO 14025 Type III, third-party certified. First published in 2013, they are recognized for contributing credits in LEED v4’s Material and Resources

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    J+J Flooring completes EPDs for its standard products

J+J Flooring completes EPDs for its standard products

Dalton – J+J Flooring Group has completed Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for 100% of its standard products. The company released EPDs for Invision brand products that use PremierBac, TitanBac and Nexus backing systems, adding to the EPDs introduced last September for Kinetex brand products and Invision modular styles with eKo backing.  J+J’s five EPDs are third-party certified by NSF 140. An EPD is a transparent disclosure of the full lifecycle

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    Dal-Tile gets first EPD for ceramic tile category

Dal-Tile gets first EPD for ceramic tile category

Dallas—Dal-Tile said it recently completed the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) development process for all products manufactured in the company’s North American production facilities. With third-party validation from PE International and certification by UL Environment, Dal-Tile is the first manufacturer in the ceramic tile category to voluntarily disclose cradle-to-grave impacts from its products—from Daltile, American Olean, Marazzi USA and Ragno brands—with UL Environment certified EPDs.

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Next generation of environmental product declarations at Greenbuild 2011

EMERYVILLE, CALIF.—Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) announced new developments that support the call for greater environmental transparency in the green building sector.

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Karndean Designflooring to showcase luxury vinyl at AIA Conference

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring will exhibit at the AIA Conference on Architecture, June 21-23, at New York City’s Javits Center. This exhibition marks the first showcase of Karndean Designflooring at the

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Johnson Hardwood Floors partners with Gilford-Johnson

City of Industry, Calif.—Johnson Hardwood Floors is making a major change in its distribution policy in a large part of its trading area. The company will turn over its direct

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Shannon Specialty Floors names Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing

Chicago—At NeoCon 2018, Shannon Specialty Floors named Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing—a newly created position that she was promoted to here. “Ellie has played a pivotal role in the

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