• Coverings 2018 to reprise tiny home theme for IDS

      Arlington, Va.—Coverings‘ ninth annual Installation Design Showcase (IDS) will showcase tiny homes for the second year running, noting the continued interest in this design and building trend. Tapping leading designers and contractors to share their talent, the IDS exhibit will feature live tile and stone installations by certified installers with materials from industry-leading manufacturers. The exhibit will take place in Booth 8804 in Hall C of the Georgia World Congress Center in

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    • Karndean Designflooring challenges guests to ‘see flooring differently’ at HD Expo

        Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring invites hospitality designers, managers and hotel owners to see flooring differently May 2-4 at the company’s booth at HD Expo in Las Vegas. From the company’s original visuals to designability to ordering, Karndean Designflooring’s unique approach to luxury vinyl will change the way you design and specify hospitality flooring. Among the company’s 24 new Spring 2018 designs is Grey Riven Slate, which appears on the booth

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    • Aspecta by Metroflor website enhancements continue

      Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor Corporation continues to evolve its website for the Aspecta range of commercial LVT flooring. Building upon the first phase enhancements—which featured new graphics, a revitalized look and feel, and improved navigation—the second phase features provide the capability for users to set up profiles and project folders. Declare Labels for all Aspecta products have also been published on the site in six languages. Following are the new features on

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    • Fuse Alliance welcomes Allegiance Floors and Garmon & Co. to the network

      Shannon Specialty Floors joins as preferred supplier Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors, today announced that two new commercial flooring contractors have joined its network. Allegiance Floors and Garmon & Company are the network’s newest members. With the addition of these two contractors, the organization reaches 94 members. The organization also announced the addition of Shannon Specialty Floors as the network’s newest preferred supplier. “We are

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    • J+J announces ISO 14001:2015 certification

      J+J Flooring Group, a leading diversified manufacturer of commercial specified flooring, announced that its Dalton, Ga., manufacturing facility has achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification. J+J is one of a select few manufacturers in the industry to achieve this highly regarded certification under the new standard. The company had been certified under the ISO 14001:2004 standard and achieved this certification in 2008. The ISO 14001 certification has been a leading environmental management

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    • Mohawk, Durkan lend sustainable practices and products to first U.S. LEED Platinum hotel

      For the first LEED Platinum certified hotel in the United States, sustainability is a guiding tenet in every way that hospitality is extended to green-minded guests. That’s why it was important for the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, N.C., to make responsible decisions with the waste that was created from a recent renovation. In addition to specifying custom multi-level cut and loop carpeting from Durkan, the staff made sure that what was replaced was diverted from

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    • Sereniti Rubber awarded Red List Free Declare Label

      Expanko Resilient Flooring recently announced that The Living Building Challenge has awarded a Red List Free Declare Label to Sereniti Rubber Flooring, the newest edition to its commercial flooring products. The Living Building Challenge is the most advanced sustainability certification program for the built environment in the market today. This initiative is designed to encourage a healthy materials economy that is non-toxic, transparent and socially equitable. Referred to as a

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    • Nora launches Norament Arago

      Nora Systems, Inc. recently introduced Norament Arago, a premium rubber floor covering balancing elemental textures with sustainable modern design. The calming effect of layered, geological forms in a contemporary surface is captured in the new flooring. Offering a modern range of cool grey shades, from rich and exciting to soft and neutral, the aesthetic reflects tones found throughout nature. Whether you want to elevate the look of your corridors, or

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    • Fuse Alliance recognizes members and suppliers

      Winners of Spark Awards announced Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional commercial flooring contractors, recently announced the recipients of the network’s Member and Supplier Awards. Winners were recognized at the organization’s 2017 annual conference. Fuse Alliance also announced the winners of its inaugural Spark Awards, presented to network members only. With a record attendance of nearly 275 attendees from the United States and Canada, the Fuse Alliance annual conference

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    • TAJ Flooring unveils new website

      TAJ Flooring, Inc., a commercial flooring supplier, recently launched its newly revamped website TAJfloorling.com. The redesigned site offers a clean, uncluttered interface with improved functionality and enhanced rich content, allowing specifiers to view the latest collections, order free samples, download a Revit file and find a volume of product data. “We have introduced a lot of new products over a very short period of time,” said Joe Polito, director of

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