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J+J Flooring Group Issues 2013 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 25, 2014—J+J Flooring Group focuses on conservation and transparency in its 2013 sustainability report which was released this week.

Research Shows Need For Increased Awareness About Healthy Buildings   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2014—According to a recent survey conducted by McGraw Hill, 63% of consumers believe that products/practices they use in their homes affect their health.

Median Salary for U.S. Carpet Installers is $42,000   Full Article
July 25, 2014—According to using data that was compiled in July 2014, the median salary for a carpet installer is $41,703.

Interface Net Income up 19% in Second Quarter   Full Article
Interface reported second quarter net income of $13.1 million. Sales were up 7% to $260.6 million.

New Home Sales Fall 8.1% in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014—According to the Commerce Department, sales of newly built homes fell 8.1% in June, losing some momentum after two months of increases.

Acoustics is a Conference Topic at Cersaie in September   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, July 24, 2014—The Cersaie Expo in Bologna, Italy is hosting a conference on the theme of acoustics in architecture, focusing on the problems that arise in the construction of auditoriums and concert halls.

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop to Eight-Year Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014—Jobless claims in the week ending July 19, fell by 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 283,000, the lowest level since February 2006.

Lumber Liquidators Lawsuit Claims Excessive Formaldehyde Levels   Full Article
Oakland, CA, July 23, 2014—Global Community Monitor files a lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators claiming its Chinese-made laminate flooring emits excessive levels of formaldehyde.

Architecture Billings Index Shows Improving Conditions   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2014 -– The Architecture Billings Index is signaling improving conditions for the overall design and construction industry.

Georgia Names Stretch of Highway After Anderson   Full Article
LaGrange, GA, July 23, 2014 -- The State of Georgia is dedicating 16 miles of Interstate 85 in Troup County to Interface founder Ray C. Anderson.