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Learn about environmentally friendly products and processes.

Click to view: Sustainability Specifiers
Sustainability Specifiers
Source: The Carpet and Rug Institute
121 KB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 26th, 2013

The Facts about Carpet and Sustainability for Architects, Designers and Builders

Carpet is designed to look great and last for years. The carpet industry is also designing ways to reduce its carbon footprint. Manufacturers are voluntarily addressing this problem by recycling old carpet materials into new carpet production or alternative uses such as building materials and auto parts. As well as refurbishing old carpet into new carpet tiles. Because less waste means a better future for us all. 

Click to view: Carpet Maintenance Guidelines
Carpet Maintenance Guidelines
Source: The Carpet and Rug Institute
1.22 MB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 26th, 2013

This publication is written to assist facilities managers, maintenance supervisors and anyone who buys, sells, specifies, or is responsible for the maintenance of a commercial carpet installation. It is designed to provide information in two very important areas: first, to build awareness of the importance of clean carpet and good indoor air quality; and second, to offer recommendations that will assist in developing a maintenance plan tailored to the commercially carpeted environment. 

Click to view: Green Glossary for High Performance Building
Green Glossary for High Performance Building
Source: IFMA: Int'l Facility Management Assoc. / Antron Carpet Fiber
349 KB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 27th, 2013

This reference guide for those involved in the design, construction and ownership/ management of high performance green buildings. This information is not meant to endorse any particular product or practice, but rather to establish a common language for the industry.

Click to view: Environmentally Preferable Products
Environmentally Preferable Products
Source: Antron Carpet Fiber
1.47 MB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 27th, 2013

A new standard has emerged providing the industry with a comprehensive evaluation of the total environmental impact of products Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) certification. Learn more in this brochure.

Click to view: Recycled Content & The LEED Rating System
Recycled Content & The LEED Rating System
Source: Antron Carpet Fiber
667 KB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 27th, 2013

Learn how recycled content will earn LEED points for your building. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. It is a self-assessing measurement tool, based on a point system, which focuses on a number of designand construction strategies aimed at reducing a building's environmental footprint.

Click to view: Construction Waste Management & The LEED Rating System
Construction Waste Management & The LEED Rating System
Source: Antron Carpet Fiber
675 KB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 27th, 2013

Learn how waste management can earn credits towards your building's LEED rating. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating Systemô is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. It is a self-assessing measurement tool, based on a point system, which focuses on a number of designand construction strategies aimed at reducing a buildingís environmental footprint.

Click to view: INVISTA Reclamation Program
INVISTA Reclamation Program
Source: Antron Carpet Fiber
484 KB application/pdf  Uploaded: September 27th, 2013

Reclamation and recycling can ease the burden on our landfill capacity and prevent the unnecessary disposal of valuable raw materials, it is up to the greater population to demand its practice.  This brouchure talks about our program to make it happen.