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How to Specify Resilient Flooring

Continuing Education

Learn At Your Own Pace - You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives - At the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate in detail three key concerns for selecting flooring that contributes to economic return by increasing productivity: safety, efficiency and motivation of building occupants and users.
  2. Explain various types of industry testing methods that verify performance in each of these areas.
  3. Compare advantages and disadvantages of different types of resilient flooring.
  4. Determine which resilient flooring types are best suited to specific applications.

AIA logo Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW
Specifying the right floor for the appropriate application can be challenging. This presentation was designed to help you compare various resilient flooring options, and to explain how the right flooring choice can solve and prevent common concerns. Flooring has a major impact on productivity and economic returns in a space. Three major areas that contribute to productivity and high performance are considered in this course: safety, efficiency and motivation. Specific practical issues involved in each area are discussed in detail, including the tests and standards that measure performance. Pros and cons of major flooring types are also examined, along with the applications where each type can be best used.

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.

This test is no longer available for credit


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