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Kronotex USA obtains GREENGUARD certification

Barnwell, S.C. — Laminate flooring manufacturer Kronotex USA has announced its product line has earned GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification issued by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). Continue reading Kronotex USA obtains GREENGUARD certification

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Tarkett to lower VOCs in all products

Chagrin Falls, Ohio—Recognizing the majority of the people in North America spend approximately 93% of their time indoors, Tarkett announced a worldwide initiative to lower the amount of total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) in all its products. Continue reading Tarkett to lower VOCs in all products

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MAPEI's Eco Prim Grip simplifies tile renovations

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—Placing new, modern tile over existing tile has just become much easier with the introduction of MAPEI’s innovative ECO Prim Grip, a ready-to-use bond-promoting primer that prepares an existing tile or stone surface to receive a new installation without the time, labor or dust of scarification. This synthetic-resin-based primer enhances the performance of mortars and their adhesion to existing ceramics and other difficult substrates, and it can be applied with a roller in only one coat. A surface coated with ECO Prim Grip is ready for new tile installation within 15-60 minutes. Low odor and VOC compliance make the product safe for use in occupied interior environments. Continue reading MAPEI's Eco Prim Grip simplifies tile renovations

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Raskin Industries' Elevations achieves FloorScore certification

New York—Raskin Industries, the supplier of the first truly adhesive-free, loose lay luxury vinyl tiles and planks, is pleased to announce its Elevations brand collections have been FloorScore certified for low VOCs. Now retailers, specifiers and end users alike have the assurance that working and living with Raskin Industries’ Elevations helps promote indoor air quality and preserves a healthy, responsible lifestyle.  Continue reading Raskin Industries' Elevations achieves FloorScore certification

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GLP surpasses state rules

by Jeff Carrier

Most people in the architectural, design and construction communities know of the Carpet & Rug Institute’s (CRI) signature Green Label Plus (GLP) and Green Label programs. What they may not know is what the programs mean and what kinds of products they cover.

For example, some people don’t know Green Label Plus for Adhesives gives the same assurance of minimized volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions that our more widely known carpet program provides. Continue reading GLP surpasses state rules