April 19, 2010
Real Wood Floors: National Wood Flooring Association Presents Green Floor Award
ST. LOUIS, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Wood Flooring Association has presented its first Environmental Craftsmanship Award. The award was presented to Precision Floorcrafters in Summerfield, Florida during the NWFA’s Annual convention held in Washington, DC, March 22 – 25, 2010.
Wood floors entered into the contest were evaluated based on a number of environmental criteria. Precision Floorcrafters used reclaimed and recycled wood from post industrial materials. The floor also met a variety of United States Green Building Council Leaderships in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria including using materials originating within 500 miles of the job site, using a GREENGUARD certified adhesive, and using Forest Stewardship Council Pure, 100% and Reclaimed wood. In addition, the company extended the yield of the product by creating a filler using the waste from the sanding process.