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USGBC Aims to Eliminate Irresponsibly Sourced Materials with New ACP   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 6, 2016—The U.S. Green Building Council announced the quarterly addenda to the LEED green building rating system, which includes a new pilot Alternative Compliance Path.

Shannon Specialty Floors Offers CEU Course on Vinyl Flooring   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, April 6, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. has released a new continuing education course titled Vinyl Flooring Uncovered.

Daltile Participating in New "He Shed She Shed" Series   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 6, 2016—Fueling the outdoor living trend, Daltile is participating in FYI’s new original series He Shed She Shed, which premiered on FYI Network on April.

NWFA Offers Customizable Wood Flooring Styles & Trends Guide   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 5, 2016—The NWFA has released its first-ever consumer-focused “Wood Floor Styles and Trends” guide.

U.S. Trade Gap Widened by 2.6% in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 5, 2016—The goods and services deficit was $47.1 billion in February, up $1.2 billion from $45.9 billion in January, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

Armstrong Flooring Announces Executive Team   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 5, 2016— Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has announced the executive team for its newly spun-off flooring business.

IDS Announces Designer of the Year Competition Award Winners   Full Article
High Point, NC, April 5, 2016—The Interior Design Society announced award recipients for its sixth annual Designer of the Year competition on Friday evening.

Mohawk CEO Lorberbaum Earned Pay Increase in 2015   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 5, 2016—Mohawk CEO Jeff Lorberbaum received a 22% pay increase in 2015, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, from $5 million in 2014 to $6.1 million in 2015.

Non-Manufacturing Growth Continued in February   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, April 5, 2016—The Non-Manufacturing Index registered 54.5% in March, 1.1 percentage points higher than the February reading of 53.4%, according to the ISM Report On Business.

Lumber Liquidators Wins Tentative Ruling in Labeling Case   Full Article
Toana, VA, April 5, 2016-- Lumber Liquidators won a tentative ruling dismissing claims that it failed to adequately warn consumers about cancer-causing formaldehyde found in some of its laminate flooring, according to Bloomberg.