• 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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    • Fuse Alliance appoints new members to Board

      Fuse Alliance announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed three new members for 2017. Joining the Board of Directors are Ross Cherry, Mark Hutto and Fred Richardson. Serving as Board officers are Bob Plann of Resource Arizona who will continue as president; George Spanske of Flooring Resources Corporation who will continue as vice president and Gary Ruick of Continental Commercial Floors who will assume the role as secretary/treasurer.

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    • Metroflor brings “I am Isocore” campaign to Surfaces

      Metroflor Corporation unveiled a new marketing campaign for its revolutionary Isocore Technology luxury vinyl tile (LVT) core layer during the Surfaces trade event. “I am Isocore,” introduced to the European market earlier this month at Domotex in Hannover, Germany, will unfold throughout 2017 at the world’s premier flooring exhibitions, including Domotex in Shanghai and NeoCon in Chicago. The campaign will be activated through multiple channels, including advertising, live events, large-scale

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    • Fuse Alliance partners with NTCA

      Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors, announced today that the group has entered a partnership with the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA). The NTCA is the largest tile contractor’s association in the world with more than 1,300 members worldwide. “The NTCA is proud to be selected as an approved trade association partner with the Fuse Alliance network as our association seeks contractors who are committed to

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    • New “Impact for Aging” Toolbox elements now available

      J+J Flooring Group and The Center for Health Design Partnership offer free access to senior living facility design resource In partnership with The Center for Health Design, J+J Flooring Group announced today that four elements to the Center’s new “Impact for Aging” Toolbox are now available for public use at the Center’s website: http://www.healthdesign.org/. The first of its kind, the “Impact for Aging” Toolbox focuses on the critically important and

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    • Aquafil USA awarded a 2017 Green Good Design award

      The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design awarded Aquafil USA a 2017 Green Good Design award for its Econyl fibers, made of 100% regenerated nylon using the Econyl Regeneration System. The Econyl Regeneration System is an intelligent and sustainable way to create Nylon 6 fibers from waste in a continuous loop production cycle. As part of the process,

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    • J+J Flooring reveals 2017 senior living design trends

      Annual trend watch report identifies four major design influences for senior living residences and communities J+J Flooring Group, a leading manufacturer of commercial specified flooring, has identified four major trends influencing the design of today’s senior living residences and communities. The four trends are: Defining Home, Connection to Community, Support for Staff and Details Matter. These newly identified trends are included in J+J’s 2017 Senior Living Design Trend Report.  The

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    • Shannon reignites Teknoflor with new Coastalscapes HPD resilient sheet

      Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. announced today the newest addition to its Teknoflor brand of resilient flooring, Coastalscapes HPD. Teknoflor is an establish brand with a tenured track of performance and durability and was the industry’s first No Wax, No Buff floor. The brand’s nature-inspired flooring combines Teknoflor technology and advanced digital printing techniques to create floors as realistic as they are durable, efficient and economical. Teknoflor was constructed to withstand

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    • Lone Star invests in Bentley Mills

      Investment by global private equity firm positions carpet manufacturer for continued growth Bentley Mills, Inc. – California’s largest commercial carpet manufacturer – announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to be recapitalized by an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm. The transaction is expected to close in January 2017, pending customary closing conditions. “Bentley is an iconic marketplace brand, ideally positioned for its next phase of

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