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Florim's 7th Sustainability Report Details Improvements in All Key Indicators   Full Article
Fiorano Modenese MO, ITA, May 29, 2015—Florim has released its seventh sustainability report, which marks the sixth consecutive year of growth and improvement in all key indicators.

Consumer Sentiment Declined in April   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, May 29, 2015—The University of Michigan’s final index of consumer sentiment for the month of April decreased to 90.7 from 95.9.

Mohawk Plans to Consolidate Plants in SC and NC   Full Article
Landrum, SC, May 29, 2015—Mohawk will close its Landrum, South Carolina operations and consolidate in Eden, North Carolina, according to GSA Business.

Interface Using Recycled PVB in Production of Carpet Tile   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 29, 2015—Interface is now using the laminate material (PVB), which prevents automobile windows from shattering, in the production of carpet tiles.

USGBC to Join Energy Department's Better Buildings Accelerator   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 29, 2015—The U.S. Department of Energy has announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, and the U.S. Green Building Council has joined the Home Energy Information Accelerator.

Multifamily Market Conditions Favorable, According To NAHB Index   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 29, 2015—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) held a steady reading of 54 for the first quarter of 2015, according to the National Association of Home Builders, the 13th consecutive reading of 50 or above.

GBCI Partners with Bureau Veritas to Facilitate LEED Internationally   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 28, 2015—Bureau Veritas and Green Business Certification Inc. have finalized the terms of their exclusive global agreement to facilitate LEED certification internationally.

Mike's Flooring to Acquire NC-based Triangle Flooring   Full Article
Chantilly, VA, May 28, 2015— Mike’s Flooring Companies—a privately held company providing flooring solutions for multifamily, commercial and residential properties from Miami to Maine—will acquire Triangle Flooring LLC of Raleigh, North Carolina.

IDS Announces Designer of the Year Award Recipients   Full Article
High Point, NC, May 28, 2015—The Interior Design Society has announced award recipients for its fifth annual designer of the year competition.

Founder of Signature Carpets Dies   Full Article
Alpharetta, GA, May 28, 2015—Bob Thomas, founder of Signature Hospitality Carpets, passed away May 26, following a battle with cancer.