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Learn about environmentally friendly products and processes.


Sustainability Specifiers

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. 

Carpet Maintenance Guidelines

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. 

Green Glossary for High Performance Building

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.

Environmentally Preferable Products

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.

Recycled Content & The LEED Rating System

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.

Construction Waste Management & The LEED Rating System

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.

INVISTA Reclamation Program

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.