Flotex flocked flooring is designed for use in the toughest traffic areas: health-care facilities, schools and airports.

Bonar Floors. Circle 240

August 11, 2010

Frederick Kramer has been named president of architect ADD Inc., Cambridge, Mass.

David Hughes is the new CEO of...

August 11, 2010

The American Institute of Architects has released the results of a late-2007 study that assesses the effectiveness of three green building rating systems in meeting AIA’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality in...

August 11, 2010

Efforts to revitalize downtown centers are paying off for many U.S. cities, according to The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. Using U.S. Census Bureau data from 1970 to 2000, Brookings analyzed downtown...

August 11, 2010

• Best Buy pledges to build green for all its new stores. Beginning in early- to mid-2008, Minnesota-based retailer Best Buy intends to build only LEED-certified stores under the U.S. Green Building...

August 11, 2010

Home to some 2,000 students, the 750,000-sf University Commons housing development at Georgia State University in Atlanta is the largest privately funded student housing complex in the U.S. Developed by Ambling...

August 11, 2010

To warm an outpost in Antarctica, energy-efficient radiant-heat flooring systems were chosen. The tongue-and-grove subflooring covered with an aluminum top layer allows hot water to be circulated through tubing installed on the...

August 11, 2010

Planned on a sweep of land where the Tagus River joins the Atlantic Ocean—the point from which 15th- and 16th-century Portuguese explorers embarked on maritime journeys to discover new geographic lands—the...

August 11, 2010

Used extensively in Scandinavia, the Blue Platon subfloor system protects floor coverings laid over concrete by providing an impermeable damp-proofing layer, while the air gap created by its patented dimple configuration allows...

August 11, 2010