Working Green on Your Wood Flooring Job Site
by Catherine Liewen | August/September 2009
Going green is all the rage these days, and green products and promotions are everywhere you look. Evolving beyond the hype to turn your wood...
How One Wood Flooring Company Became Green
by Tricia Thompson | August/September 2009
Our market here in Phoenix is usually about three or four years behind the times as far as trends go, and that proved true for the green movement,...
Use Sustainable Practices in Your Wood Flooring Business
by Jim Groff | August/September 2009
Sustainability: the practice of achieving the needs of today without jeopardizing tomorrow. There can be no doubt that the building industry has...
What Wood Floor Contractors Should Know about LEED
by Jeffrey Horn | August/September 2009
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized building rating and certification system for green or...
Know these Facts Before Working with Bamboo Flooring
by Dan Harrington | February/March 2009
As the focus on environmental responsibility gains strength among consumers and the wood flooring industry, bamboo flooring continues to be in the...
Helping Clients 'Go Green' With Wood Flooring
by Kim Wahlgren | August/September 2007
The last time the green movement was this hot, you might have been wearing bell-bottoms and a peace symbol around your neck.Today, concern for...
Green Building is Red-Hot
by Kim Wahlgren | August/September 2006
In today's construction market, "green" building is red-hot. Five years ago, the concept was outside the mainstream, with pockets of activity...
Understanding Low-VOC Rules
by Craig Dupra | June/July 2006
As I travel around the country speaking to contractors at shows, everyone seems concerned about the changes occurring in the Northeast regarding...
A Look at Sustainable Harvesting in a Hardwood Forest
by Kim Wahlgren | August/September 2005
Mention a timber harvest, and most people envision a clear cut-nothing but stumps left in what appears to be total destruction. In the case of...
Understanding Wood Flooring Certification Programs
by Kim Wahlgren | August/September 2003
Start discussing environmental issues in any social group, and passions quickly flare. Discuss them with people in the wood flooring...