Article - 4 Jun 2004
Constructive ideas that relate to how ceramic tile manufacturers, importers and retailers might secure greater market share for ceramic tile for flooring and wall cladding are proposed. Technical...
Article - 16 Apr 2004
The effectiveness of mortar layers used to prevent degradation of adhesives and floor coverings on concrete slabs was investigated. Technical Brief.
Article - 25 Mar 2003
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
News - 9 Nov 2007
Don’t call it ‘green’ carpet, call it sustainable carpet. A new standard for assessing the environmental-friendliness of carpet was announced at the 2007 Greenbuild International...
Article - 8 Dec 2003
For textile floor coverings with a pile or non-pile use surface. Includes the laying of fully adhered carpet tiles, and gives advice on the selection of materials and their properties. Does not...
News - 30 May 2008
By the year 2020, approximately 12 million Americans will need long-term care, according to the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. With the rise in long-term care comes a demand...
News - 5 May 2008
Carpet in a hospitality setting is one of the building’s most important design elements. Besides adding to the overall style of the space, it can also add to the comfort of guests and the bottom...
Article - 9 May 2003
Reports a study which found that improved carpet cleaning in an office building produced a statistically significant decrease in the prevalence of symptoms typical of sick building syndrome....
News - 2 Apr 2010
Velcro USA Inc., the industry leader and inventor of the hook and loop fasteners which have made life easier at home and work for more than 50 years, announced today its latest invention: VELCRO®...
News - 19 Sep 2007
In today’s hospitality industry, design and comfort are king. Guests at chic hotels and casinos are given the royal treatment with unique and inspiring spaces that sometimes push the envelope of...