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    Kevin Gaffney joins HD Expo as Group Show Director

Kevin Gaffney joins HD Expo as Group Show Director

Alpharetta, Ga.— HD Expo has announced that Kevin Gaffney will join the brand as group show director, effective immediately. Gaffney’s primary focus, according to the company, will be overseeing the planning and execution of HD Expo. In addition, he will also provide strategic guidance to BDNY, BDwest and HX show

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Metroflor’s Clarke joins HPDC Harmonization Initiative

Metroflor Corporation announced that its own Arthur Clarke III, environmental and compliance manager, has been appointed a member of the newly created Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) Harmonization Initiative Technical Sub Group (TSG) — the next step in a multi-year effort of sustainability leaders to harmonize reporting of product content

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    5 questions for George Bandy, vice president of sustainability, Mohawk

5 questions for George Bandy, vice president of sustainability, Mohawk

HOW IS THE COMMERCIAL FLOORING SEGMENT IMPACTING SUSTAINABILITY WITHIN THE INDUSTRY AND BEYOND? The commercial flooring segment has been a leader in the industry as it relates to sustainability because it is underneath the end user and connects everything. Flooring oftentimes sets the foundation for a green project by being

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Mahesh Ramanujam named USGBC President and CEO

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that Mahesh Ramanujam has completed the transition into his new role as president and CEO of USGBC, effective Nov. 4, 2016. He will also serve as president and CEO of USGBC’s sister organization, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). Formerly

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    NTCA welcomes new executive officers

NTCA welcomes new executive officers

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) held its annual meeting on Monday, October 25, and elected new members of the executive board. Martin Howard of David Allen Company was elected president. Chris Walker, also of David Allen Company, was named first vice president. Martin Brookes of Heritage Tile and Marble

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Milliken & Company announce leadership change

Milliken & Company announced today that J. Harold Chandler has been elected chairman, president and chief executive officer effective immediately following the resignation of Joseph M. Salley as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors. Chandler has served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors

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    5 Questions for USGBC’s Mahesh Ramanujam, COO

5 Questions for USGBC’s Mahesh Ramanujam, COO

Fall 2016 HOW HAS THE TERM “GREEN” EVOLVED IN THE A&D COMMUNITY OVER THE PAST DECADE? DOES THIS TRANSLATE GLOBALLY? The idea around making things “green” started initially as a nice- to-have or a way to differentiate yourself in the marketplace. Today, being green is an absolute requirement — across

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USGBC to honor Leadership Award winners at Greenbuild 2016

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of its 2016 Leadership Awards, an annual recognition of the outstanding individuals and organizations at the forefront of the green building movement. The recipients will be honored at the USGBC Leadership Awards Luncheon at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

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GBCI announces 2016 LEED Fellows

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) today announced its 2016 class of LEED Fellows, an annual recognition of outstanding LEED professionals. This year’s 24 LEED Fellows exemplify a diverse array of achievements and contributions to the green building community.
“LEED would not have grown from an idea to a movement that spans

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Universal Fiber Systems, LLC appoints Phil Harmon, president, Universal Fibers, Inc.

Universal Fiber Systems, LLC, which consists of two operating units — Universal Fibers, Inc. and Premiere Fibers, Inc. — has announced the appointment of Phil Harmon as president. The business executive will join Universal Fibers on September 6, 2016 and will be based at its world headquarters in Bristol, Virginia. Harmon will

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