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Hanley Wood University

 

Flooring

  • Underfloor Service Distribution

    1 LU HSW

    This article originally appeared in the November 2013 issue of ARCHITECT magazine. The ability of a building to change for an occupant’s shifting needs must meet the same three main criteria as green buildings themselves: high performance, sustainability and cost effectiveness. This article examines the growing popularity of underfloor service distribution (UFSD) as a key strategy for green buildings. This is achieved by creating buildings that can be retrofitted when companies or institutions come and go, when they expand and contract, when they rethink, refocus and renovate. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2013
    Subject(s):
    Green Design, Flooring
    Sponsor:
    Tate
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Decorative, Dynamic Resinous Flooring Systems: Combining Warehouse Strength and Exquisite Beauty

    1 LU AIA

    For designers, architects, specifiers, contractors and installers, resinous, fluid-applied flooring systems bring both dynamism and durability to a project. The colors and application techniques blend for an unlimited variety of creative expression. However, in order for the system to perform as expected, the correct process must be followed. In this course, the basics of resinous flooring systems are explained, along with step by step insights into the proper preparation and finishing techniques. What follows is a gallery of projects to light the creative spark. Take the course.

    Posted:
    October 2013
    Subject(s):
    Coatings and Sealers, Concrete, Flooring
    Sponsor:
    Elite Crete
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • The Makings of a Great Subfloor

    1 LU AIA

    This course will take a closer look at and compare the various types of subfloor for various type of construction. This course will also examine the characteristics that determine a quality subfloor, while also explaining the standards for each type of product. We will also cover the basic principles of a strong subfloor in multifamily and light commercial projects to help architects understand which type of subfloors to specify. Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2013
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Floor Flatness and Tolerance
    Sponsor:
    Huber Engineered Woods
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Carpet Recycling Initiatives: Environmental Initiatives

    This course has been approved for 1 AIA HSW / SD hour, and 1 GBCI CE hour. It allows the participant to understand the innovations in the carpet industry’s recycling efforts. It will address sustainability and the key drivers of carpet recycling, products from recycled fibers and landfill diversion. In addition, it will provide information about carpet reclamation specification for a project. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • Carpet in Educational Facilities

    This course is registered with AIA for 1 HSW hour and talks about the benefits of carpet in educational facilities. This course will show how carpet helped improve student achievement in an elementary school through identifying the physical and non-physical benefits of carpet in classrooms. This course will show how carpet helps to improve acoustics and indoor air quality in schools. We will take a closer look at why carpet is an overall good flooring choice for schools. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainability Assessment for Carpet

    This one-hour course focuses on NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainability – what it is and why it is important. By the end of the course, participants will know the benefits of environmental standards, know the five functional areas essential for producing sustainability carpet, be able to identify elements of the new NSF 140 and use NSF/ASNI 140 effectively to specify carpet. This course is registered with the AIA for 1 HSW/SD hour and with GBCI for 1 CMP hour. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Codes and Standards, Sustainability, Design
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • The Carpet Industry and Sustainability: Environmental Initiatives

    This one-hour course assist participants in understanding some of the key sustainability issues faced by the carpet industry and how the industry is responding. In addition, participants will be able to define sustainability, state ways that the carpet industry has embraced sustainable practices, and explain how the carpet industry is a leader in sustainability. This course has been approved for 1 AIA HSW/SD hour, and 1 GBCI CE hour. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Sustainability, Design
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • Green Label Plus Testing: Carpet and Adhesives

    This one hour course introduces Green Label Plus testing. Including Green Label Plus requirements in a specification will help create an occupant space that is safer and better for clean, healthy indoor air. In addition, guidelines for specifying low-emitting carpet and adhesives according to high Indoor Air Quality Standards are addressed. This program is registered with the AIA for 1 HSW hour. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Codes and Standards
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • Carpet in Hospitality

    This course talks about the benefits of carpet in various commercial end use segments. After completing this course, an individual will be able to discuss hospitality needs and requirements, discuss elemets of the selection process, state the importance of technical requirements in performance, installation and maintenance, and discuss sustainable carpet in hospitality. This program is registered with the AIA for 1 CEH. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Healthcare Projects
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute
  • Carpet in Acute Care Facilities

    This course talks about the benefits of carpet in various acute care facilities. After completing this course, an individual will be able to identify the main healthcare segments and how the changing demographic is affecting the choices that the health care industry is making. We will look closely at the role that carpet plays in these types of environments and the benefits of using carpet, such as acoustics, infection control, ergonomics and maintenance savings. This course will look at how the green movement has affected the healthcare industry and how carpet can help maintain a healthy environment. This program is registered with the AIA for 1 CEH. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2012
    Subject(s):
    Flooring, Healthcare Projects
    Sponsor:
    The Carpet and Rug Institute