• Nora’s Enlighten Collection sparks creativity, supports safety in learning environments

      “At Nora, we recognize the significant impact floorcoverings have on K-12 facilities and are committed to providing products that help create safer schools and support students as they learn, play and grow,” said Tim Cole, vice president of marketing at Nora Systems, Inc., as the company rolled out its new Enlighten Collection. “The product does just this, creating safe, inspirational environments that enlighten young minds and encourage creativity so that

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    • Turkishceramics to ‘talk turkey’ at Coverings 2017

      Coverings, the largest tile and stone show in North America with nine miles of the latest trends and exhibitors from across the globe, takes place in Orlando, Fla. from April 4-8. Turkishceramics will be there, showcasing new products, savvy business initiatives, wonderful hospitality and a new catchphrase themed specifically for the United States: “Let’s talk Turkey!” According to McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions, “If you ‘Talk Turkey,’ you discuss something seriously, usually

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    • Report reveals global venues embrace LEED

      LEED in Motion: Venues report from U.S. Green Building Council highlights the impact LEED and green practices are having on venues’ triple bottom line Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of

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    • Crossville Studios: Distribution division launches new name, branding

      Crossville Tile & Stone, the distribution division of Crossville Inc., announced today that it has changed its name to Crossville Studios and is unveiling a refreshed brand identity that reflects its growth and transformation, while celebrating the history and heritage of the Crossville legacy. According to David Koenig, vice president and general manager of Crossville Studios, the rebranding project is the result of many months of strategic planning, precipitated by

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    • Aspecta by Metroflor to sponsor keynote at NeoCon 2017

      How can a better tomorrow be achieved, one with renewable cities and more efficient and responsive buildings? The 2017 NeoCon Conference Program headliners will address this question at NeoCon, June 12-14, 2017 at The Mart in Chicago. Aspecta by Metroflor is the sponsor of the presentation by keynote speaker Jessica Green, a scientist and founding director of the Biology and the Built Environment (BioBE) Center. Jessica is a world-renowned scientist inspiring people to think about

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    • Nature inspires Invision’s new Outside In Collection

      Inspired by the essential need to connect with nature, J+J Flooring Group’s Invision brand introduces its newest collection, Outside In. Featuring two modular styles and one broadloom, each product is designed to coordinate with the other and can be arranged in various formats to create an array of fresh design installation possibilities. Outside In’s 13 colors of calming blues, serene greens, woodsy browns and revitalizing reds combine with various organic

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    • J+J Flooring Group unveils Foundry

       New 24 x 24-inch Kinetex product combines industrious aesthetic with high performance centered on human qualities J+J Flooring Group’s textile composite flooring brand, Kinetex, introduces Foundry. Forged from the perfect imperfections of aged concrete surfaces, Foundry offers an alluring aesthetic and an industrious energy. Foundry’s essence comes from its ability to interpret the look of stained concrete, evoking industrial spaces. Thirteen colorways with infused color set against a complementing neutral

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    • Nora Systems’ noraplan lona inspires artistic expression

      Nora Systems, Inc. introduces noraplan lona, a premium rubber floor covering that inspires the creation of spaces that invite innovation and visionary thinking. The new flooring offers a silk-matte finish that features splashes and droplets in a range of colors and accents that capture the momentum of artistic expression. The result is a versatile floorcovering that sets the mood for an environment of bold experimentation and new approaches that express a

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    • USGBC announces top 10 states for LEED

      Massachusetts moves from third to first; New York rejoins ranking in annual green building leads Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the top 10 states for LEED — an annual ranking that highlights states throughout the U.S. that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation over the past year. LEED is the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. Topping the list is Massachusetts, which

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    • Mohawk Group designs with a heart

      Mill helps create a peaceful space for parents of hospitalized children Mohawk Group recently had the opportunity to take part in a very special project through Atlanta-based non-profit, Sunshine on a Ranney Day. The organization, which functions as a licensed general contractor, renovates spaces for children with long-term illnesses and/or special needs to help brighten and enhance environments for them, their families and caregivers. The heartwarming project involved the renovation

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