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Partnership Established To Advance Sustainable Product Standards

 

May 19, 2009

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norament 925 serra is inspired by nature

norament® 925 serra is a high-performance floor covering inspired by the dramatic textures and colors of nature’s landscape, developed with input from architects and designers. The 3.5 millimeter product is suitable for high traffic areas, offering durability and comfort underfoot. Like all nora flooring, norament 925 serra does not contain PVC. It is also GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® and contributes to healthier indoor air.

For more information, call Carol Fudge at (800) 332-NORA, or visit www.norarubber.com.


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Spec BioCel™ for high-traffic areas. EnviroCel™ for mid-range traffic.

Paul Brayton Designs introduces Celebration, a high-performance Crypton textile available in nine vivid colors reminiscent of a parade.

 

 

 

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OMNOVA Solutions’ AVANT wall coverings collection

Stainless steel supports are used at one end of the Interlocking Console Table—part of Andrew Muggleton’s Macassar Collection.

 

 

 Partnership Established To Advance Sustainable Product Standards
The Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments and the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability recently announced an educational partnership to advance sustainable product standards in an effort to enhance global sustainability and eliminate market confusion and greenwash. 

 


 

 IIDA Chapter Announces 2009 Calibre Award Winners
The Southern California Chapter of the International Interior Design Association recently announced its 2009 Calibre Award winners, a program that honors project teams—rather than one individual or company—for significant contributions to design excellence.

 


 

 Parterre Office is Part of Green Initiative
Parterre Flooring is now caught up in a windstorm of green power. The luxury vinyl flooring company is headquartered at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which has become the nation’s first multi-story green industrial facility.


 

 Design Community to Choose Tx:style Grand Prize Winner
Mannington Commercial invites the design community to vote for the grand prize winner from six finalists’ designs in the tx:style design challenge. 

 


 

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 The Power of Light

By Janet Wiens

 

Carnegie’s Dance of Light reflects the importance of light and its contribution to the healing process.


Sponsor:
New real wood veneer laminates from Treefrog.

Popular ebony looks, washed beachside oaks, and warm redwood hues come alive in Treefrog's six new pre-finished real wood veneer laminates, part of Treefrog's complete collection of more than 50 veneer laminates.

Available in 4 by 8-foot sheets with a laminate backer for installation ease, Treefrog's unique process allows for a consistent veneer selection, no matter how large your design space.

Learn more at treefrogveneer.com.

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