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Coverings 2016 Registration Now Open   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, September 23, 2015—Online registration for Coverings 2016 is now open.

Jaipur Earns Nomination for German Design Award   Full Article
Norcross, GA, September 23, 2015—Jaipur Rugs has been nominated for the prestigious German Design Award.

Architectural Billings Index Slipped in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 23, 2015—The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) slipped to 49.1 in August after showing mostly healthy business conditions so far this year, according to the American Institute of Architects.

NAHB Releases Study: "What Green Means to Home Buyers"   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 22, 2015—The NAHB’s publishing arm, BuilderBooks, has released a study called What Green Means to Home Buyers: Perceptions and Preferences.

Nourison Launches New Division Called Nico Home   Full Article
Saddle Brook, NJ, September 22, 2015—Nourison has launched a new division of area rugs and home accents called Nico Home.

INSTALL Announces CIM Scholarship Program & New Warranty Contractors   Full Article
Haddonfield, NJ, September 22, 2015— In support of the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA), INSTALL is proud to announce the creation of the INSTALL Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Scholarship Program.

CARE Announces 2016 Dates for Annual Conference   Full Article
Greenville, SC, September 22, 2015—CARE’s 14th annual conference is scheduled for May 18 to 19, 2016.

Green Construction is Major U.S. Economic Driver, USGBC Study   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 21, 2015—The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council study.

Shaw Achieves LEED Designation for Two Campus Buildings   Full Article
Dalton, GA, September 21, 2015—Shaw Industries has achieved the USGBC’s LEED Silver designation for Plant 72, an administrative building on the corporate campus, and for the Shaw Family Health Center, both located in Dalton, Georgia.

Existing-Home Sales Down 4.8% in August, Prices Moderate, NAR   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 21, 2015—Following three straight months of gains, existing–home sales dipped in August despite slowing price growth, according to the National Association of Realtors.