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  • 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...