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When selling or renting – don’t underestimate the value of “green” for your property

Click on the image below to read an article from Nation’s Building News regarding the value-added by having a “green” property.

“Professionals with expertise in green building sales and marketing attending the National Green Building Conference in Dallas on May 8-10 reported that they are seeing steady progress in educating real estate appraisers and sales agents to recognize the added value of homes that can save energy, promote comfort and indoor air quality and go easy on the environment.”

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LCA, Invista and greenwashing on the carpet side…

I love green.
In fact, I have to work hard to take off my rose-colored glasses and be objective when someone makes a green claim with what even appears to be sincere effort. 
This one, however, is worth digging into because I agree with the spirit and conviction, but remain on the fence because of the logic (yes, I’m being diplomatic). 

Let me build a case for you.
As a LEED AP, speaker, green blogger, and the leader of a team of sales professionals with a track record of achievement,  I’m hounded by manufacturer’s reps. Once they find out my penchant for all things green, they’ll rightly do their best to put a green spin on everything.
If they are open, I help them understand everything from “don’t say this product will ‘get you LEED points”, to “did you think about this?” 

The latest in the long line of “claims to investigate” is Invista/Stainmaster’s push to emphasize longevity or LCA – Life Cycle Analysis (how long the product will last) and recyclability,  over production energy or sustainable/renewable content among other factors. 

Visual device to communicate the concept of greenwashing
Note how the above diagram shows where the burden is to realize the green benefit of a product – the lighter the green, the lower the GBI (Green Benefit Index).

   Doesn’t the burden belong with invested professionals, trained to know true green?
This reminds me of a pair of reading glasses I’d noticed in CVS the other day.
There were leaves pictured around a recycling logo… and I got excited.
Until, that is, I noticed the “raison d’vert” was the fact that the packaging was recyclable.
   That, my friends, is enough to tick off anyone looking for green truth… and willing to pay a premium for it, as many of our clients are.
In my opinion, this is why anyone focusing on LCA and recyclability is missing the mark, although LCA and recyclable content have their place.
My contention is that the end-user may or may not be concerned or capable of extracting the benefit.
And that is unacceptable.
   This is a fashion industry and we are in a highly-transient market (I only want to speak from my perspective in the DC area) and many folks change floors based on trends and color preferences, or they get transferred and have to move.
I can’t tell you how many times one of our over 40 crews have torn out perfectly-sound flooring just to replace it with a different color or style. At times, I’ve taken that old carpet (sometimes not even one year old) and installed it in a rental property for myself or a friend. In other cases, I’ve taken it to drop zones where I skydive and it finds a new home in the parachute packing loft. 
   We routinely, much to my chagrin, tear up, cover over, or otherwise destroy flooring with plenty of life left to cycle through.
In a sense, we kick it off its life cycle, a fact I’m not proud of.
But I will not shame a client who just purchased a home into keeping the former owner’s 1-year-old chocolate-colored cut-pile carpet, made of high-twist, premium branded nylon that would last another 20 years if properly cared for.
   Let me put some meat on this “thought” bone. It’s a sad fact that the general population has a lot to learn about sustainability and can’t tell greenwashing from truly-sustainable practices. Given the end-user factor, it’s up to those at the top of the food chain (so to speak) to make the changes less dependant on the end-user. Here is why I so firmly believe this.

   As a LEED AP, I’ve been trained to look at the whole building and how occupants affect its energy use and longevity. If it’s left to the users, the efficiency of a project will be drastically reduced. This is why automation and education are key, and the operations professionals must be trained to maintain systems. The occupants really just need to show up and, taken a step further, have a basic knowledge of what’s been done (to be candid).

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ve got video of what an uneducated end-user can do to undermine product, process or project sustainability. Note, this video (albeit hastily prepared and not too professional) was seen by the Washington Post and led to an article to which I contributed:

Now, I’m not saying end-users/consumers are not intelligent. Far from it.
I am saying they may not control certain factors on the back end of a deal and the major burden should be on the manufacturers and suppliers who have a vested interest and professional knowledge.

 Given this, I’ve chosen to focus on products with balance since folks who are truly green are generally going to be better stewards of their floors any way. I also want to ensure the greenest process and whole-project picture (associated cleaning products as in Anderson’s enSurance package with product, adhesive and cleaners wrapped into one forward-thinking offering).

 While I agree LCA has its place, I believe that place is institutional and more property management-focused where a business model is engaged in managing choices and longevity. And, just because a product is recyclable, that places the “benefit burden” on the end-user who may or may not have a green mindset. Since I’m sure this will engender discussion, let’s start here with some comments…  

Chris  

about Chris Moline, LEED AP

Chris is our Residential Group Manager & a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional

RePower America and renewable energy

 What is RePower America and why should anyone with an eco-conscious mindset be aware of what the organization is doing?  As a US Green Building Council LEED AP and flooring industry professional, I’m intimately acquainted with some of the latest data on carbon footprints, on-site renewable power, bio-diesel, and “albedo” (solar reflective properties of surfaces). Since buildings use more energy in the US than automobiles, it makes sense to pay attention and take action. I’ve chosen the field of flooring since it deals with both residential, commercial and government buildings in a unique “cross-over” way. I say this because some residential flooring products can be found in commercial and government buildings. The same can be said for commercial and government-oriented products being found at times in residences.

That said, let’s get back to the “why RePower America?” question.
Here is the neutral WikiPedia reference.
And here is an excerpt from the RePowerAmerica.org site:
“Launched in 2008 in a pioneering speech by Al Gore that hit the reset button on America’s clean energy goals, Repower America was first introduced as a bold plan to “repower” our country with 100% clean electricity and revitalize our national energy infrastructure. At its core, Repower America stands for the importance of investing in energy efficiency; clean, renewable and diversified energy sources; a unified national smart energy grid that connects these renewable energy sources to every part of the country; and clean car technology.

In his Repower America speech, Vice President Gore linked America’s current national security, economic and environmental crises to our dangerous over-reliance on carbon-based fuels. Reducing this dependence on foreign oil by investing in renewable energy sources here at home presents a solution common to all three problems. New clean energy jobs in a new clean energy future will repower America – creating millions of new jobs, hastening our economic recovery, strengthening our national security and preserving our planet for future generations. With a clean energy economy, everybody wins.

Building on this momentum, the Alliance for Climate Protection launched the Repower America campaign to galvanize the American public around a bold new clean energy plan and a revitalized national energy infrastructure that will:

  • Jumpstart our economy and create millions of jobs;
  • Help end our dependence on foreign oil;
  • Reward innovation and job creation, not polluters; and
  • Help solve the climate crisis.

Efforts to secure passage of comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation that supports Repower America’s objectives are conducted by the Alliance’s sister nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, the Climate Protection Action Fund.”

If you’ve caught Mr. Gore’s TED Talks sessions, you know what he’s about. If not, it’s worth a look and here are the links:

Al Gore’s TED Talks presentation on the latest climate trends.
Al Gore’s new thinking on the climate crisis.
“Averting the climate crisis”
For further information, this list is a sign that renewable energy is worth paying attention to.
List of groups and people who support 100% renewable energy

All the best,

Chris
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Christopher Moline, LEED AP
Residential Group Manager
Commercial Carpets of America / Alexandria Carpet One
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Carbon Footprint… Size DOES Matter

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There are many ways to look at the carbon footprint of a project or lifestyle.
A little humor can often help start a conversation.
Well, if my graphic above doesn’t make you at least chuckle, you probably won’t
like my blog…
The LEED ratings system even considers point of manufacture/assembly (500 mile radius) as well as extraction, and awards credit to a project if other factors are met. This is just one example of reducing the size of a project’s overall carbon footprint.

The LEED system also considers a building’s continued use relative to its carbon footprint in terms of the use of public transportation. Proximity to subway stations and bus stops, as well as bike racks and preferred parking for carpoolers or alternative-fuel vehicles all receive consideration in the calculation of credits.

Want to weigh in? Use comments for dialogue and let’s have fun with it…


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Why use a CFI installer for your project?

Well, if you are considering wool carpet, you have even more reason. Read the following from Wools of New Zealand:


One of consumer’s primary concerns when purchasing carpet is the installation process. And for good reason. A qualified installer can extend a pleasant carpet purchase into a successful installation with expert measuring, seam placement and pattern alignment.
Because wool lends itself to more intricate patterns and textures, a higher degree of skill is required for most installations.

To protect the image of your store, Wools of New Zealand recommends the use of a certified Master Installer from the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI).

This non-profit organization certifies installers according to individual skills. By passing rigorous written and hands-on testing, installers can qualify for the following levels of certification:
Residential I– Lightweight base-grade, tufted carpet
Residential II – Berber, dense-cut pile, patterned carpet
Commercial I– Lightweight, base-grade
Commercial II – Double Glue Installations, patterns
Master Installer – Excels in Residential II and Commercial II skills.
CFI Master Installers have at least seven years experience and are skilled in the seaming and hand-sewing of sisal, woven and specialty carpets.”
Wools of New Zealand encourages its retailers to get their local installers certified and we have done just that. After 37 years in business, you can count on us and our certified Master Installers to get your project installed properly and professionally. And we guarantee it!

Now that we’ve established that, here is a link to some fun facts about sheep:

Sheep Facts
For all questions about wool carpet and its eco-friendly qualities, feel free to call or send an email.

All the best,

Chris

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Lomax carpet backing: An eco-friendly choice

Using natural methane gas to power the backing process.How-Lomax-Works

With the help of Lomax Technology from the Dow Chemical Company, Mohawk is the first manufacturer in residential carpeting to use renewable energy in producing latex backings for all Mohawk SmartStrand and SmartStrand with DuPont Sorona carpet.

It all starts in a Dalton, Georgia, landfill, where a surprising solution is found in an unexpected place.

The decomposition of solid waste inside the landfill creates bacteria which in turn generates 50% methane, 50% carbon dioxide gas. A system of pipes and blowers will collect the gas and then direct it to a central location.

This landfill gas, which was an otherwise unusable pile of waste, has now become a renewable energy source. It will replace the natural gas, precious fossil fuels, that were previously powering the plant used to make the latex backing for Mohawk carpet.

Now in addition to the creation of an eco-friendly carpet with beauty and durability, Lomax Technology has developed an equally environmentally-sound creation process to match.

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There’s Green, and then there’s Green Select.

Christopher Moline, <hr>Residential Group Manager, Commercial Carpets of America 703-370-0000 <a href=
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Green, green, green… every time I turn around, someone is telling me why some product is “green.”  I’m starting to get a little skeptical.
Some flooring manufacturers are not immune to this either. “Look, the label on the back of our samples is recyclable!” they’d say with elan. I’m not amused.
I want REAL GREEN and I want it now. And, as it turns out, I’ve got it.
Let me run down a list of some truly-amazing green carpet we have:
1 – Sorona SmartStrand polymer – This stuff is really green. In fact, it’s partially made of corn oil and is fully recyclable.



2 – PET fiber – this is what happens to your old soda (or water) bottles and it’s a truly-green story. Do a little search on PET fiber and you’ll see the whole story from grocery shelf to recycling bin to your floor.  Very believable.

3 – Natural Wool – Now, call me slow, but it didn’t register at first that wool comes from sheep and sheep are, well, green… I mean, white. Well, you know what I mean.  Add to that the natural latex used is some of the backings and you’ve got a truly green floorcovering. We carry the complete line of “Nature’s Carpet” wool carpet and it’s very green. Undyed wool, natural fiber and natural latex backings make this truly eco-friendly.
4 – Recycled pad – we have many underlayments for carpet that are recycled from foam from the furniture industry and fabric from the clothing industry.
5 – Anything by Milliken – Milliken carpet mill is the most environmentally-friendly flooring business in the world. That’s right, it’s the greenest facility in the world! And we run their green story DVD all day in our green area of the showroom. Nice job, Mr. Milliken!

And so on…

Keep coming back for more information on green flooring choices.  We’re all over it and would be proud to help you put it all over your floors!

Chris
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Here are many products in Carpet One’s Green Select program.
Montado Cork
Peebled Natural Pebbled Natural BJ01034 GRN03
Envira Blocked Blocked BJ39002 GRN03
Envira Linear Linear BJ22002 GRN03
Envira Random Random BJ24021 GRN03
Envira Blocked Auburn Auburn BL48003 GRN04
Envira Linear Auburn Auburn BL83003 GRN05
Envira Cobbled Auburn Auburn BL66002 GRN06
Jisbula Salt Blocked – Salt RK28001 GRN03
Jisbula Anise Blocked – Anise RK27001 GRN03
Jisbula Black Pepper Blocked – Black Pepper RK29001 GRN03
Jisbula Cinnamin Blocked – Cinnamon RK49001 GRN03
Algarvar Cassia Random – Cassia RK14002 GRN03
Algarvar Cumin Random – Cumin RK79001 GRN03
Algarvar Tamarind Random – Tamarind RK81001 GRN03
Algarvar Safron Random – Safron RK80001 GRN03
Sobres Mustard Linear – Mustard RK84001 GRN03
Sobres Sumac Linear – Sumac RK88001 GRN03
Sobres Cajun Linear – Cajun RK87001 GRN03
Sobres Brown Sugar Linear – Brown Sugar RK89001 GRN03
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Plank Honeytone Mannington Revolutions Plank Ontario Oak 26301
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Plank Gunstock Mannington Revolutions Plank Ontario Oak 26302
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Spice Mannington Revolutions Plank Louisville Hickory 26400
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Butterscotch Mannington Revolutions Plank Louisville Hickory 26401
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Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Nutmeg Mannington Revolutions Plank Louisville Hickory 26402
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Honey Mannington Revolutions Plank Louisville Hickory 26403
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Burlwood Coffee Mannington Revolutions Plank Burlwood Coffee 26500
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Maple Mannington Revolutions Plank Spalted Maple 26510
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Brazilian Cherry Mannington Revolutions Plank Brazilian Cherry 26540
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Cherry Mannington Revolutions Plank Heritage Cherry 26700
Platinum Mirror Lake Laminate Kooteney Tanned Cherry Mannington Revolutions Plank Heritage Cherry 26701
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Wilbury Farm Oak Mannington Coordinations Honey Barn Oak 36040M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Ampeg Maple Mannington Coordinations Natural Berhshire Maple 56012M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Spalted Natural Maple Mannington Coordinations Natural Spalted Maple 56013M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Spalted Honey Maple Mannington Coordinations Honey Spalted Maple 56014M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Marshall Cherry Mannington Coordinations Autumn Meridian Cherry 56015M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Cashen Cherry Mannington Coordinations Spice Centennial Cherry 56016M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Stratpaul Hickory Mannington Coordinations Honey Newport Hickory 56025M
Gold Mirror Lake Laminate Hutchinson Burlwood Mannington Coordinations Honey Australian Burlwood 56050M
Bronze Mirror Lake Laminate Princeville Honeytone Mannington Value Lock Honeytone Washington Oak 65000M
Bronze Mirror Lake Laminate Dunlap Natural Oak Mannington Value Lock Natural Centerville Oak 65001M
Bronze Mirror Lake Laminate Spring Valley Cherry Mannington Value Lock Bennington Cherry Autumn 65011M

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Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Green Valley
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Dusty Canyon
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Mountain Mist
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Island Stone
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Island Slate
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Stone
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Sandstone
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Slate
Platinum SelectAFloor Laminate Design Kooteney Prairie

Mannington Revolutions Tile Adirondack 38600 Valley Green GRN01
Mannington Revolutions Tile Adirondack 38602 Dusty Canyon GRN01
Mannington Revolutions Tile Adirondack 38603 Mountain Mist GRN01
Mannington NatureForm Tile Pacific Island Stone 38060M Painted Desert GRN01
Mannington NatureForm Tile Burmese Slate 38004M Autumn Glow GRN01
Mannington Revolations Tile Palermo Stone 38520 Pinecone GRN01
Mannington Revolations Tile Palermo Stone 38522 Sandstone GRN01
Mannington Revolations Tile Raja Slate 38500 Amber Green GRN01
Mannington Revolutions Tile Pompeii Stone 38511 Prairie Beige GRN01

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Silver Vertical Bamboo Topaz / Horizontal Bamboo Topaz Columbia 1300 Vertical Bamboo / Horizontal Bamboo BVS320F / BHS320F Topaz Bamboo GRN03
Horizontal Bamboo Ivory Columbia 1700 Horizontal Bamboo BHS310F Ivory Bamboo GRN03
Titanium Mahogany Antique Elm Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-06 Antique Elm Chestnut Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Antique Heart Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-04 Antique Heart Pine Reclaimed Pine GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Cherry Elm Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-07 Antique Elm Cherry Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Elm Walnut Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-05 Antique Elm Walnut Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Natural Antique Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-08 Antique Elm Natural Elm GRN01
Titanium Kelsey Pine Mohawk 1700 Queenstown WEK4-04 Antique Pine Reclaimed Pine GRN01
Silver Horizontal Bamboo Ivory Columbia 1300 Horizontal Bamboo BHS310F Ivory Bamboo GRN03
Silver Vertical Bamboo Topaz / Horizontal Bamboo Topaz Columbia 1300 Vertical Bamboo / Horizontal Bamboo BVS320F / BHS320F Topaz Bamboo GRN03
Titanium Mahogany Antique Elm Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-06 Antique Elm Chestnut Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Antique Heart Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-04 Antique Heart Pine Reclaimed Pine GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Cherry Elm Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-07 Antique Elm Cherry Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Elm Walnut Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-05 Antique Elm Walnut Elm GRN01
Titanium Mahogany Natural Antique Mohawk 1700 Zanzibar WEK3-08 Antique Elm Natural Elm GRN01
Titanium Kelsey Pine Mohawk 1700 Queenstown WEK4-04 Antique Pine Reclaimed Pine GRN01

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Green Select Broadloom Carpets
ABANDON
ACADEMIC – HSC
ACADEMIC – HSC – INV
ACCLAIM
ACCLAIM – HSC
ACCLAIM – INV
ACTIVITY HALL
AGED TO PERFECTION
AJA
ALEXIS
ALLISON
AMADORE
AMBER WAVES
AMBER WAVES – CPP
AMBITION – HSC
AMBITION – HSC – INV
AMBITION II – HSC
AMBITION II – HSC – INV
AMUSEMENT
ANCHORBAR
ANIKA
APOLINA
APPALACHIAN TRAIL
APROPOS
APROPOS – HSC
APROPOS – INV
ARIANNA
AUSTIN
AUTUMN TRAIL
AUTUMN TRAIL – INV
AVA
AWARD WINNER
BAKER ISLAND
BAKER ISLAND – INV
BALLYLEE
BANDSTAND
BANDSTAND – HSC
BANDSTAND – INV
BANDSTAND II – HSC
BANDSTAND II – HSC – INV
BANTER
BARKLEY ZG
BAY LILY
BAY LILY BORDER
BELLHOP
BERNADETTE
BESS
BESS – INV
BETHANY
BIG SKY – HSC
BIG SKY – HSC – INV
BLUE NILE BORDER II
BLUE NILE II
BOARDROOM
BON ECHO
BONITA SPRINGS
BONITA SPRINGS – INV
BRAMPTON
BRAMPTON – CPP
BREAKAWAY TILE
BRENDA
BRICE
BRIDGE HOUSE
BRIDGET
BRIDLE PATH
BRIDLE PATH – INV
BROMLEY
BROMLEY – CPP
BUCKEYE
BUCKEYE – HSC
BUCKEYE – HSC – INV
BUCKEYE II – HSC
BUCKEYE II – HSC – INV
BUFFALO GAP
CABLE KNIT
CABRINI – HSC
CADDIE
CADDIE – INV
CAMI
CANTRALLA
CANYON DE CHELLY S, T
CARIBOU

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CARIBOU – HSC
CARIBOU – INV
CARLA
CARLA – INV
CARRIE
CARYTOWNE
CC55
CC55 – INV
CC56
CC65
CC65 – INV
CC66
CC66 – INV
CECILY
CEDAR CHEST
CHELSEA PLACE
CHERISHED TREASURE S, B
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B – INV
CHRISTA
CLARISSA
CLEAN SLATE
CLEAR SPRING (T) – HSC
CLEAR SPRING (T) – HSC – INV
CLOUDY SKY
COFFEE BREAK
COFFEE BREAK – INV
COIR IMAGE
COLISEUM
COLISEUM – HSC
COLOR FIESTA
COLORIFIC ROYALE II
COLORIFIC SUPREME II
COLT
COLT – INV
COMMANDO

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COMMANDO II
COMMISAR
COMMUNITY SUPPORT
COMPASS
COMPASS – INV
COMPASSION
CONSTANCE
CONSTANCE – INV
CONVERGENCE
COOL TREAT
COPIOUS
COUNT ON ME
COURANT
CROW’S NEST
CROW’S NEST – HSC
CROW’S NEST – HSC – INV
CULTIVATING UNITY
DAFNE
DAMEN – HSC
DAMEN – HSC – INV
DARBYFIELD
DARCY
DARLA
DEPOSITION

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DESK SPACE
DIVINE LUXURY
DIVINE LUXURY ROYALE
DONEGAL TWEED
DOWNTOWN – RESISTA TILE
DYONYSIUS
DYONYSIUS SUPREME
DYONYSIUS ULTIMATE
EARNEST
EARNEST ENH III PLUS
EARNEST UNITARY
EASEMENT
EASTMAN
ECCLESIASTIC
ECHO AB
ECHO ST LK
ECHO UNITARY
EILEEN
ELABORATE
ELABORATE UNITARY
ELAINE
ELIANA
ELIZABETH I
ELK ISLAND
EMBOSSED
EMPIRE FALLS
ENDANGERED
ENJOY THE SHOW
ENRICA
ENROLLMENT 26
ENROLLMENT 28

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ENTALIA
ENTERTAINMENT
ENTREATY
ENVY 28
ENVY 28 UNITARY
EPHRON
EPISODE
ERASMUS
ERICA
ETTORE
EVANEAU
EVERGLADES
EVERLASTING COLOR
EVERLASTING COLOR – INV
EVERLEY
EVITA 30
EVITA 36
EVOKE
EXISTENCE
EXOTIC LOCALES
EXOTIC LOCALES – INV
EXPERT
EXPERT – HSC
EXPERT – INV
EXPERT II – HSC
EXPERT II – HSC – INV
FAMILY FAVORITE
FAMILY GATHERING SB
FARMSTEAD – HSC
FAST BREAK (T)
FAST BREAK (T) – INV
FERNANDINA
FIRST LIGHT
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FIRST LIGHT – CPP
FIRST LIGHT TILE
FIRST STAR II
FIRST STAR II BORDER
FORUM – RESISTA TILE
FRAGRANT FLOWER
FRAGRANT FLOWER BORDER
FREE-THROW TILE
FRESH OUTLOOK
FRIENDLY RIVALRY
GAME BREAKER I
GAME BREAKER I – INV
GAME BREAKER II
GAME BREAKER II – INV
GARDEN MEADOW
GARDEN MEADOW – INV
GARRETT PLACE
GARRIN
GEORGE V
GETAWAY RETREAT
GIDDINGS ROYALE – HSC
GIDDINGS SUPREME – HSC

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GIVE’N GO TILE
GRAND BALLROOM
GRAND HALL
GRAND HALL – INV
GRAND PRIX TWEED
GRAND TOURNAI
GRASS ROOTS – INV
GREAT BASIN
GREAT SCOT
GREAT SERVICE
GREATER CALL
HADDOCK B – HSC
HADDOCK B – HSC – INV
HADDOCK S – HSC
HADDOCK S – HSC – INV
HARBOR B – HSC
HARBOR B – HSC – INV
HARBOR S – HSC
HARBOR S – HSC – INV
HEADQUARTERS TILE
HIGH FLYING TILE
HOLLAND
HOLLY SPRINGS
HOME AGAIN
HOME AGAIN – INV
HOMECOMING – HSC
HOMECOMING ROYALE – HSC
HONORARIA
HONORED HOME – HSC
HOPE VALLEY

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HURLY BURLY
IMPRESARIO – HSC
IMPRESARIO – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO II – HSC
IMPRESARIO II – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO ROYALE – HSC
IMPRESARIO ROYALE – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO ROYALE II – HSC
IMPRESARIO ROYALE II- HSC- INV
IMPRESARIO SUPREME – HSC
IMPRESARIO SUPREME – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO SUPREME II – HSC
IMPRESARIO SUPREME II -HSC-INV
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE – HSC
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE – HSC -INV
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE II – HSC
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE II-HSC-INV
INTERSECTION – RESISTA TILE
ISLANDER
IVANNA
IVANNA BORDER
JACKSON GAP
JACQUARD HERRINGBONE
JACQUARD SQUARE
JANICE
JAYDEN
JEANETTE
JEANETTE BORDER
JENNICA
JILLIAN
JILLIAN BORDER
JOELLEN
JOLA
JOLENE
JOLENE BORDER
JOSIE
JULIANNE
KARIS
KLAMATH
KNIGHT CROSSING
KOBUK VALLEY
KRISTEN
KRYSTYNA

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KYLEMORE ABBY
LAINEY
LAKE HELEN
LAKE STEWART
LAKE VILLAGE
LAKESIDE
LASTING TOUCH
LEAH
LEANN
LEGACY LOCH
LET’S DANCE – INV
LIMERICK
LINDENWOOD
LINDY
LISA
LOCARNO
LOFT SPACE
LONGWOOD
LONGWOOD TONES
LOOKOUT POINT
LOST RIVER
LOST RIVER – HSC
LOST RIVER – INV
LOYAL TIES – HSC
LOYAL TIES – HSC – INV
LUCERNE
LUNCH BREAK
LUNCH BREAK TILE
MAGIC MIRACLES – HSC
MAGNETIC
MAGNETIC – INV
MALTA – DES
MAMMOTH CAVE
MARIKA
MARLENE
MARQUISE CUT
MARSHTON
MARTINGALE
MARTY

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MASSIVE CURRENT TILE
MATILDA
MAURA
MEANINGFUL VACATION I
MERAMEC (S)
MERAMEC (S) – INV
MERAMEC (B)
MERAMEC (B) – INV
MESSAGE BOARD
METRO SKYLINE
MIRBECK
MONTEGO
MOONLIGHTING
MOORE
MOUNTAIN GRASS FLAIR
MYLA
NATURE’S GARDEN
NEIGHBORLY
NEIGHBORLY – HSC
NELSON
NEW ENGLAND
NICE EDITION – HSC
NICE EDITION – HSC – INV
NICOLE
NIGHT CLERK
NOEL
NORTH CASCADES
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE II
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE II – INV
NORTHPORT
NOVARA
OMAN
OPALINE
OPHELIA
ORANGE GROVE
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OVERO
OVERO – INV
OZARK VALLEY

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PARISH
PARISH – HSC
PARKDALE
PARROT CAY
PARRY SOUND
PENDELTON
PENDELTON – HSC
PEP CLUB III 28 AB
PEP CLUB III 28 AB – CPP
PEP CLUB III 26 AB
PEP CLUB III 26 AB – CPP
PEP CLUB III 26 UNITARY
PEP CLUB III 26 UNITARY – CPP
PEP CLUB III 28 UNITARY
PEP CLUB III 28 UNITARY – CPP
PIKE
PINAFORE
PITTER PATTER
PLATITUDES
POINT PELEE
POTPOURRI
POWER SURGE
PRIDE OF PLACE – HSC
PROM QUEEN II AB
PROM QUEEN II AB – CPP
PROM QUEEN II AB – INV
PROM QUEEN II STALOK
PROM QUEEN II STALOK – CPP
PROM QUEEN II UNITARY
PROM QUEEN II UNITARY – CPP

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PROM QUEEN II UNITARY – INV
PURE DEVOTION
RADIANT – HIB
RADIANT CUT
RECEPTION DESK III 30
RECEPTION DESK III 36
REGARD – HSC
REGARD – HSC – INV
REGENCE
REGENCE II
REVEAL – RESISTA TILE
RHYTHMS
RICHARD III
RICHELLE
RIDGEWOOD
RIVERA
RIVERDALE B – HSC
RIVERDALE B – HSC – INV
RIVERDALE S – HSC
RIVERDALE S – HSC – INV
ROBE OF HONOR
ROBE OF HONOR – INV
ROCK STEADY – HSC
ROCK STEADY – HSC – INV
ROUND AND ROUND
ROUND AND ROUND – INV
SAGUARO S, B
SAGUARO S, B – INV
SALENA
SANFORD ROYALE – HSC
SANFORD SUPREME – HSC
SANFORD ULTIMATE – HSC
SARAH
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 AB
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 AB – CPP
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 UNITARY
SCHOOL PLAY III UNITARY – CPP
SEAGRASS SHORE
SEAGRASS TEXTURE

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SEAGRASS WAVES
SHARICE
SHAUNTE
SHEAR DELIGHT
SHELLEY
SHENANDOAH
SHOWMANSHIP
SHOWMANSHIP – INV
SIERRA NEVADA
SISAL CHECK
SISAL MATE
SISAL MOUNTAIN
SKYLAR
SOLAR ORBIT
SOMERTON
SPARKLE
SPARTAN
SPARTAN – HSC
SPARTAN – INV
SPIRITED STEPS
STAR CATCHER
STAR ISLAND
STAR ISLAND – INV
STAR SCREEN – RESISTA TILE
STATEMENT 30
STEFFI
STELLA
STORY BOOK
STURDY
SUBTLE SHADOW
SUMMER SUN TILE
SUNNY DAYS
SUPERSTITION
SWEET CHARM – HSC
SYMPOSIUM UNITARY
SYNDEY
TALEEN
TEMPEST – RESISTA TILE
TENNESON
TERRA NOVA
TERRI
THUNDER BASIN
TOPANGA
TOREADOR
TOUCH OF LUXURY
TOUCHLINE
TRACEY
TRADEMARK
TREND FORECAST
TRIPLE NET
TRISTAN
TROY
TULIP
TULIP – INV
TYLER
ULTIMATUM
UMATILLA
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UNDIVIDED ATTENTION
VICTORIOUS
WAITING ROOM II 30
WAITING ROOM II 30 – CPP
WAITING ROOM II 36
WAITING ROOM II 36 – CPP
WAKE UP CALL
WALLEN ROYALE – HSC
WALLEN SUPREME – HSC
WARM SNOW
WARM SNOW – CPP
WATERSIDE – HSC
WATERSIDE ROYALE – HSC
WATERSIDE SUPREME – HSC
WELCOMED GENEROSITY
WHITMORE FOREST
WIDE SPLENDOR
WILLOUGHBY BAY
WINDCHIME
WINGATE
WINGATE BORDER
WINTER MOON TILE
WIZARDRY
WIZARDRY – INV
WOLF ISLAND
YASMIN
YELLOWSTONE
YOSEMITE
YUKON FLATS

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YVETTE

ABANDON
ACADEMIC – HSC
ACADEMIC – HSC – INV
ACCLAIM
ACCLAIM – HSC
ACCLAIM – INV
ACTIVITY HALL
AGED TO PERFECTION
AJA
ALEXIS
ALLISON
AMADORE
AMBER WAVES
AMBER WAVES – CPP
AMBITION – HSC
AMBITION – HSC – INV
AMBITION II – HSC
AMBITION II – HSC – INV
AMUSEMENT
ANCHORBAR
ANIKA
APOLINA
APPALACHIAN TRAIL
APROPOS
APROPOS – HSC
APROPOS – INV
ARIANNA
AUSTIN
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AUTUMN TRAIL
AUTUMN TRAIL – INV
AVA
AWARD WINNER
BAKER ISLAND
BAKER ISLAND – INV
BALLYLEE
BANDSTAND
BANDSTAND – HSC
BANDSTAND – INV
BANDSTAND II – HSC
BANDSTAND II – HSC – INV
BANTER
BARKLEY ZG
BAY LILY
BAY LILY BORDER
BELLHOP
BERNADETTE
BESS
BESS – INV
BETHANY
BIG SKY – HSC
BIG SKY – HSC – INV
BLUE NILE BORDER II
BLUE NILE II
BOARDROOM
BON ECHO
BONITA SPRINGS
BONITA SPRINGS – INV
BRAMPTON
BRAMPTON – CPP
BREAKAWAY TILS
BREAKAWAY TILE
BRENDA
BRICE
BRIDGE HOUSE
BRIDGET

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BRIDLE PATH
BRIDLE PATH – INV
BROMLEY
BROMLEY – CPP
BUCKEYE
BUCKEYE – HSC
BUCKEYE – HSC – INV
BUCKEYE II – HSC
BUCKEYE II – HSC – INV
BUFFALO GAP
CABLE KNIT
CABRINI – HSC
CADDIE
CADDIE – INV
CAMI
CANTRALLA
CANYON DE CHELLY S, T
CARIBOU
CARIBOU – HSC
CARIBOU – INV
CARLA
CARLA – INV
CARRIE

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CARYTOWNE
CC55
CC55 – INV
CC56
CC65
CC65 – INV
CC66
CC66 – INV
CECILY
CEDAR CHEST
CHELSEA PLACE
CHERISHED TREASURE S, B
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B – INV
CHRISTA
CLARISSA
CLEAN SLATE
CLEAR SPRING (T) – HSC
CLEAR SPRING (T) – HSC – INV
CLOUDY SKY
COFFEE BREAK
COFFEE BREAK – INV
COIR IMAGE
COLISEUM
COLISEUM – HSC
COLOR FIESTA
COLORIFIC ROYALE II
COLORIFIC SUPREME II

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COLT
COLT – INV
COMMANDO
COMMANDO II
COMMISAR
COMMUNITY SUPPORT
COMPASS
COMPASS – INV
COMPASSION
CONSTANCE
CONSTANCE – INV
CONVERGENCE
COOL TREAT
COPIOUS
COUNT ON ME
COURANT
CROW’S NEST
CROW’S NEST – HSC
CROW’S NEST – HSC – INV
CULTIVATING UNITY
DAFNE
DAMEN – HSC
DAMEN – HSC – INV
DARBYFIELD
DARCY
DARLA
DEPOSITION
DESK SPACE
DIVINE LUXURY
DIVINE LUXURY ROYALE
DONEGAL TWEED
DOWNTOWN – RESISTA TILE
DYONYSIUS
DYONYSIUS SUPREME
DYONYSIUS ULTIMATE
EARNEST

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EARNEST ENH III PLUS
EARNEST UNITARY
EASEMENT
EASTMAN
ECCLESIASTIC
ECHO AB
ECHO ST LK
ECHO UNITARY
EILEEN
ELABORATE
ELABORATE UNITARY
ELAINE
ELIANA
ELIZABETH I
ELK ISLAND
EMBOSSED
EMPIRE FALLS
ENDANGERED
ENJOY THE SHOW
ENRICA
ENROLLMENT 26
ENROLLMENT 28
ENTALIA
ENTERTAINMENT
ENTREATY
ENVY 28
ENVY 28 UNITARY
EPHRON
EPISODE
ERASMUS
ERICA
ETTORE
EVANEAU
EVERGLADES
EVERLASTING COLOR
EVERLASTING COLOR – INV
EVERLEY
EVITA 30

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EVITA 36
EVOKE
EXISTENCE
EXOTIC LOCALES
EXOTIC LOCALES – INV
EXPERT
EXPERT – HSC
EXPERT – INV
EXPERT II – HSC
EXPERT II – HSC – INV
FAMILY FAVORITE
FAMILY GATHERING SB
FARMSTEAD – HSC
FAST BREAK (T)
FAST BREAK (T) – INV
FERNANDINA
FIRST LIGHT
FIRST LIGHT – CPP
FIRST LIGHT TILE
FIRST STAR II
FIRST STAR II BORDER
FORUM – RESISTA TILE
FRAGRANT FLOWER
FRAGRANT FLOWER BORDER
FREE-THROW TILE
FRESH OUTLOOK
FRIENDLY RIVALRY
GAME BREAKER I
GAME BREAKER I – INV
GAME BREAKER II
GAME BREAKER II – INV
GARDEN MEADOW
GARDEN MEADOW – INV
GARRETT PLACE
GARRIN
GEORGE V
GETAWAY RETREAT
GIDDINGS ROYALE – HSC
GIDDINGS SUPREME – HSC
GIVE’N GO TILE

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GRAND BALLROOM
GRAND HALL
GRAND HALL – INV
GRAND PRIX TWEED
GRAND TOURNAI
GRASS ROOTS – INV
GREAT BASIN
GREAT SCOT
GREAT SERVICE
GREATER CALL
HADDOCK B – HSC
HADDOCK B – HSC – INV
HADDOCK S – HSC
HADDOCK S – HSC – INV
HARBOR B – HSC
HARBOR B – HSC – INV
HARBOR S – HSC
HARBOR S – HSC – INV
HEADQUARTERS TILE
HIGH FLYING TILE
HOLLAND
HOLLY SPRINGS
HOME AGAIN
HOME AGAIN – INV
HOMECOMING – HSC
HOMECOMING ROYALE – HSC
HONORARIA
HONORED HOME – HSC
HOPE VALLEY
HURLY BURLY
IMPRESARIO – HSC
IMPRESARIO – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO II – HSC
IMPRESARIO II – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO ROYALE – HSC
IMPRESARIO ROYALE – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO ROYALE II – HSC
IMPRESARIO ROYALE II- HSC- INV
IMPRESARIO SUPREME – HSC
IMPRESARIO SUPREME – HSC – INV
IMPRESARIO SUPREME II – HSC
IMPRESARIO SUPREME II -HSC-INV
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE – HSC
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE – HSC -INV
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE II – HSC
IMPRESARIO ULTIMATE II-HSC-INV
INTERSECTION – RESISTA TILE
ISLANDER
IVANNA
IVANNA BORDER
JACKSON GAP
JACQUARD HERRINGBONE
JACQUARD SQUARE
JANICE

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JAYDEN
JEANETTE
JEANETTE BORDER
JENNICA
JILLIAN
JILLIAN BORDER
JOELLEN
JOLA
JOLENE
JOLENE BORDER
JOSIE
JULIANNE
KARIS
KLAMATH
KNIGHT CROSSING
KOBUK VALLEY
KRISTEN
KRYSTYNA
KYLEMORE ABBY
LAINEY
LAKE HELEN
LAKE STEWART
LAKE VILLAGE
LAKESIDE
LASTING TOUCH
LEAH
LEANN
LEGACY LOCH
LET’S DANCE – INV
LIMERICK
LINDENWOOD
LINDY
LISA
LOCARNO
LOFT SPACE
LONGWOOD
LONGWOOD TONES
LOOKOUT POINT
LOST RIVER
LOST RIVER – HSC

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LOST RIVER – INV
LOYAL TIES – HSC
LOYAL TIES – HSC – INV
LUCERNE
LUNCH BREAK
LUNCH BREAK TILE
MAGIC MIRACLES – HSC
MAGNETIC
MAGNETIC – INV
MALTA – DES
MAMMOTH CAVE
MARIKA
MARLENE
MARQUISE CUT
MARSHTON
MARTINGALE
MARTY
MASSIVE CURRENT TILE
MATILDA
MAURA
MEANINGFUL VACATION I
MERAMEC (S)
MERAMEC (S) – INV
MERAMEC (B)
MERAMEC (B) – INV
MESSAGE BOARD
METRO SKYLINE
MIRBECK
MONTEGO
MOONLIGHTING
MOORE
MOUNTAIN GRASS FLAIR
MYLA
NATURE’S GARDEN
NEIGHBORLY
NEIGHBORLY – HSC
NELSON
NEW ENGLAND
NICE EDITION – HSC
NICE EDITION – HSC – INV
NICOLE
NIGHT CLERK
NOEL
NORTH CASCADES
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE II
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE II – INV
NORTHPORT
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NOVARA
OMAN
OPALINE
OPHELIA
ORANGE GROVE
ORATION
OVERO
OVERO – INV
OZARK VALLEY
PARISH
PARISH – HSC
PARKDALE
PARROT CAY
PARRY SOUND
PENDELTON
PENDELTON – HSC
PEP CLUB III 28 AB
PEP CLUB III 28 AB – CPP
PEP CLUB III 26 AB
PEP CLUB III 26 AB – CPP
PEP CLUB III 26 UNITARY
PEP CLUB III 26 UNITARY – CPP
PEP CLUB III 28 UNITARY
PEP CLUB III 28 UNITARY – CPP
PIKE
PINAFORE
PITTER PATTER
PLATITUDES
POINT PELEE
POTPOURRI
POWER SURGE
PRIDE OF PLACE – HSC
PROM QUEEN II AB
PROM QUEEN II AB – CPP
PROM QUEEN II AB – INV
PROM QUEEN II STALOK
PROM QUEEN II STALOK – CPP
PROM QUEEN II UNITARY
PROM QUEEN II UNITARY – CPP
PROM QUEEN II UNITARY – INV
PURE DEVOTION
RADIANT – HIB
RADIANT CUT
RECEPTION DESK III 30
RECEPTION DESK III 36
REGARD – HSC
REGARD – HSC – INV
REGENCE
REGENCE II
REVEAL – RESISTA TILE
RHYTHMS
RICHARD III
RICHELLE
RIDGEWOOD
RIVERA
RIVERDALE B – HSC
RIVERDALE B – HSC – INV
RIVERDALE S – HSC
RIVERDALE S – HSC – INV
ROBE OF HONOR
ROBE OF HONOR – INV
ROCK STEADY – HSC
ROCK STEADY – HSC – INV
ROUND AND ROUND
ROUND AND ROUND – INV
SAGUARO S, B
SAGUARO S, B – INV
SALENA
SANFORD ROYALE – HSC
SANFORD SUPREME – HSC
SANFORD ULTIMATE – HSC
SARAH
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 AB
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 AB – CPP
SCHOOL PLAY III 28 UNITARY
SCHOOL PLAY III UNITARY – CPP
SEAGRASS SHORE
SEAGRASS TEXTURE
SEAGRASS WAVES
SHARICE
SHAUNTE

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SHEAR DELIGHT
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SHELLEY
SHENANDOAH
SHOWMANSHIP
SHOWMANSHIP – INV
SIERRA NEVADA
SISAL CHECK
SISAL MATE
SISAL MOUNTAIN
SKYLAR
SOLAR ORBIT
SOMERTON
SP185
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ARKLE
SPARTAN
SPARTAN – HSC
SPARTAN – INV
SPIRITED STEPS
STAR CATCHER
STAR ISLAND
STAR ISLAND – INV
STAR SCREEN – RESISTA TILE
STATEMENT 30
STEFFI
STELLA
STORY BOOK
STURDY
SUBTLE SHADOW
SUMMER SUN TILE
SUNNY DAYS
SUPERSTITION
SWEET CHARM – HSC
SYMPOSIUM UNITARY
SYNDEY
TALEEN
TEMPEST – RESISTA TILE
TENNESON
TERRA NOVA
TERRI
THUNDER BASIN
TOPANGA
TOREADOR
TOUCH OF LUXURY
TOUCHLINE
TRACEY
TRADEMARK
TREND FORECAST
TRIPLE NET
TRISTAN
TROY
TULIP
TULIP – INV
TYLER
ULTIMATUM
UMATILLA
UNDIVIDED ATTENTION
VICTORIOUS
WAITING ROOM II 30
WAITING ROOM II 30 – CPP
WAITING ROOM II 36
WAITING ROOM II 36 – CPP
WAKE UP CALL
WALLEN ROYALE – HSC
WALLEN SUPREME – HSC
WARM SNOW
WARM SNOW – CPP
WATERSIDE – HSC
WATERSIDE ROYALE – HSC
WATERSIDE SUPREME – HSC
WELCOMED GENEROSITY
WHITMORE FOREST
WIDE SPLENDOR
WILLOUGHBY BAY
WINDCHIME
WINGATE
WINGATE BORDER
WINTER MOON TILE
WIZARDRY
WIZARDRY – INV
WOLF ISLAND
YASMIN
YELLOWSTONE
YOSEMITE
YUKON FLATS
YVETTE

NO NONSENSE
POWER PLAY
POWER PLAY
THUNDERBOLT II
THUNDERBOLT II
THUNDERBOLT II
CAPETOWN
MEDIA
AJA
ALEXIS
ALLISON
AMADORE
TRUSTEE
TRUSTEE – CPP
SMP – AMBITION S, T
DELRAY ST
POWER PLAY II
POWER PLAY II
SCOTTISH PLAID
ECLIPSE
ANIKA
APOLINA
TIMELESS HOME

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SMP – APROPOS S, B
CRESTLINE/GROVE CITY
CRESTLINE/GROVE CITY
SMP – ARIANNA
ARTISTIC IMPRES-LAURENTIAN
TIME AFTER TIME
TIME AFTER TIME – INV
AVA
STANFORD II
CARROWAY II
CARROWAY II – INV
ALWAYS REMEMBER
UPBEAT
UPBEAT
UPBEAT
UPBEAT II
UPBEAT II
VISION WORKS
SCOTTSDALE
BAY LILY
BAY LILY BORDER
BELLMAN
BERNADETTE
BESS
BESS – INV
BETHANY
ATHERTON
ATHERTON
BLUE NILE BORDER II
BLUE NILE II
MURANO
ANTOINETTE
CARROWAY
CARROWAY – INV
TRUSTEE
TRUSTEE – CPP
RANGE
BRENDA
BRICE
CHANDLER PARK SB
BRIDGET
SMP – CC115
SMP – CC115 – INV
BAYTOWNE II 30
BAYTOWNE II 30
RHAPSODY II
RHAPSODY II
RHAPSODY II – INV
RHAPSODY III
RHAPSODY III
DEFINED MOMENT
CABLE KNIT
SONGBURST SBJ
GRAND STRAND
GRAND STRAND UNITARY – INV
CAMI
DATELINE
REGAL HOME S, T
CLOUD NINE
CLOUD NINE
CLOUD NINE – INV
CARLA
CARLA – INV
CARRIE
ANDORRA
SMP – CC55
SMP – CC55 – INV
SMP – CC56
SMP – CC65
SMP – CC65 – INV
SMP – CC66
SMP – CC66 – INV
CECILY
SEA SCROLL
SERENE
HARVEST HOME SB
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B
CHERRY BLOSSOM II B
CHRISTA
CLARISSA
STARRY NIGHT
GAME CHANGER (T)
GAME CHANGER (T) – INV
HERITAGE POINT
HOMEWARD BOUND S,B,J
HOMEWARD BOUND S,B,J – INV
COIR IMAGE
SP271
SP271
SPECIAL 100
COLORIFIC ROYALE II
COLORIFIC SUPREME II
ONLY A WHISPER
ONLY A WHISPER – INV
CHAMP
NEW CHAMP
HIGH ROLLER
POLYNESIAN
STRIKE BACK
COMPASS – INV
DESIGNER’S VISION
CASTLE PINES
CASTLE PINES – INV
YORK HARBOR
CRABAPPLE
SABLE ISLAND
SWEET SIXTY
WOOLTURF
ROCKY ROAD
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PORT SB
ROCKPORT SB
ROCKPORT SB
HIDDEN CREEK
DAFNE
ALL IN ONE/GEMSTONE
ALL IN ONE/GEMSTONE – INV
LUCIDA
DARCY
DARLA
MODERN TRADITIONS
FUNCTIONAL
LUXURIANT SOFT BAC
PRESTIGIOUS SOFT BAC
DONEGAL TWEED
DOWNTOWN
SP450
SP551
SP651
CAPITAL CLASSIC
CAPITAL CLASSIC E 3 +
CAPITAL CLASSIC UNITARY
NEXT GENERATION
JASMINE
BONGOS
CAMDEN HARBOR AB
CAMDEN HARBOR ST LK
CAMDEN HARBOR UNITARY
EILEEN
AYERS HALL II SOFT BACK
AYERS HALL II UNITARY
ELAINE
ELIANA
ELIZABETH I
CAPE MOUNTAIN
OXMOOR VALLEY
FIRST CLASS
WILDEBEEST
HIGH SUMMIT 12 & 15
ENRICA
PERFECT SOLUTION 26
PERFECT SOLUTION 28
ARABELLA
PINATA
CLASSIC FLORENTINE
COLLABORATOR
COLLABORATOR UNITARY
NEW BOUNDARY
CASSINA POINT
CANNONBORO INN
ERICA
COSMOS
XANADU
DEFINED CHARM
SMP – EVERLASTING COLOR
SMP – EVERLASTING COLOR
QUEST
EMPHATIC 30
EMPHATIC 36
AYERS HALL CLASSIC
ABINGDON MILL
THIS IS IT
THIS IS IT – INV
HAWKEYE
HAWKEYE
HAWKEYE
HAWKEYE II
HAWKEYE II
SIMPLY THE BEST
IMPERIAL SB
WOODLAND
GAME CHANGER (T)
GAME CHANGER (T) – INV
LEXINGTON
SOUND ADVICE
SOUND ADVICE
SOUND ADVICE TILE
FIRST STAR II
FIRST STAR II BORDER
FORUM
REGAL KASHAN
REGAL KASHAN BORDER
ROWS
CANNONBORO INN II
ACTION PLUS II
SOFT TEMPO I S, B, J
SOFT TEMPO I S, B, J – INV
SOFT TEMPO II S, B, J
SOFT TEMPO II S, B, J – IN
OH HAPPY DAY
OH HAPPY DAY – INV
GLO AMBIANCE
GARRIN
GEORGE V
SLEEK ELEGANCE
ACTION PLUS I
ACTION PLUS II
AREA
RST10
RST11
RST11 – INV
SMP – CC112 (T)
GRAND TOURNAI
RHAPSODY II
METRO TOUCH
NOBLE INFLUENCE SB
BAJA
RST16
QS009
QS009 – INV
QS008
QS008 – INV
QS007
QS007 – INV
QS006
QS006 – INV
CAPITOL III TILE
CHANGE IN ATTITUDE TILE
NATURAL BOUCLE
EASY CHARM
BIELLA SBJT
BIELLA SBJT – INV
MARVELOUS I
MARVELOUS II
ROUSING REVIEW
SOUTHHAVEN
MAYFAIR II
LOTTO
ROCK FALLS
ROCK FALLS
ROCK FALLS II
ROCK FALLS II – INV
CAROL STREAM
CAROL STREAM
CAROL STREAM II 12 & 15
CAROL STREAM II 12 & 15 –
WOOD RIVER
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WOOD RIVER II
WOOD RIVER II – INV
FOX LAKE
FOX LAKE
FOX LAKE II
FOX LAKE II – INV
INTERSECTION
TIMBERLANE
IVANNA
IVANNA BORDER
LAVISH ELEGANCE
JACQUARD HERRINGBONE
JACQUARD SQUARE
JANICE
JAYDEN
JEANETTE
JEANETTE BORDER
JENNICA
JILLIAN
JILLIAN BORDER
JOELLEN
JOLA
JOLENE
JOLENE BORDER
JOSIE
JULIANNE
KARIS
EASY CHOICE
RENO
METRO CHARM
KRISTEN
TRANQUIL APPEAL SJT
FOUNDATIONS
LAINEY
CHROMATIC
PALACE MOSAIC
GARDEN WALK
GROUNDWORKS
AVEDON
LEAH
LEANN
CALABRIA
LET’S DANCE – INV
RHYTHM ‘N BLUES
LET’S DANCE
LINDY
LISA
LOCARNO
ENERGIZE
LONGWOOD
LONGWOOD TONES
ENHANCE YOUR VIEW
WHIMSICAL SBJ
WHIMSICAL SBJ
WHIMSICAL SBJ
WESTCHASE
WESTCHASE
ARTISTIC IMPRESSN-LEFLEUR
NO LIMITS BL
NO LIMITS TILE
TACTICS SB
CAPRICE SBJ
CAPRICE SBJ
MALTA
OPULENT APPEAL
MARIKA
MARLENE
CONSTANT CHARM
WIDE OPEN
ORGANIC LIVING
MARTY
HIGH VOLTAGE TILE
MATILDA
MAURA
BASKETWEAVE
VINTAGE FLAIR (S)
VINTAGE FLAIR (S) – INV
VINTAGE FLAIR (B)
VINTAGE FLAIR (B) – INV
STANDING OVATION
CASUAL MOMENT
REMEMBER WHEN
ARTISTIC IMPRSS-SPICE ISLE
SWEET SIMPLICITY II
IRRESISTIBLE APPEAL
MOUNTAIN GRASS FLAIR
MYLA
INSIGNIA-PRINT BOUTIQUE
HIDDEN TREASURE
HIDDEN TREASURE
IRRESISTIBLE BEAUTY
DURA TWIST
SP503
SP503
NICOLE
SYNCHRONIZE
NOEL
OPULENT SELECTION
SMP – TREVITT HALL II
SMP- TREVITT HALL II – INV
ST. MARTIN
WESTWOOD
OMAN
OPALINE
OPHELIA
ORANGE GROVE
LATEST TREND
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE – INV
EASY TOUCH
CORINTHIAN
CORINTHIAN
RST17
PARROT CAY
NATURE’S ELEMENT
IT’S LUXURIOUS
IT’S LUXURIOUS
VOCATION III 28 AB
VOCATION III 28 AB
VOCATION III 26 AB
VOCATION III 26 AB
VOCATION III 26 UNITARY
VOCATION III 26 UNITARY
VOCATION III 28 UNITARY
VOCATION III 28 UNITARY
EASY MOMENT
BURBANK
PITTER PATTER
PRINT BOUTIQUE II
OUTWARD BOUND
OAK LEAF-PRINT BOUTIQUE
SUPREME POWER
HIGHLANDS
CAMDEN HARBOR II AB
CAMDEN HARBOR II AB
CAMDEN HARBOR II AB – INV
CAMDEN HARBOR II STALOK
CAMDEN HARBOR II STALOK
CAMDEN HARBOR II UNITARY
CAMDEN HARBOR II UNITARY
CAMDEN HARBOR II UNITARY
WHITE NOISE
RADIANT
NEW SENSATION
BAYTOWNE III 30
BAYTOWNE III 36
RUCKUS
RUCKUS
REGENCE
REGENCE II
REVEAL
RHYTHMS
RICHARD III
RICHELLE
PINNACLE I
RIVERA
QS011
QS011 – INV
QS010
QS010 – INV
MYRIAD
MYRIAD – INV
CASCADE II
CASCADE II – INV
INSTANT WINNER
INSTANT WINNER – INV
REGAL ACCLAIM S, B
REGAL ACCLAIM S, B – INV
SALENA
SO YOU SAY I
SO YOU SAY II
SO YOU SAY III
SARAH
CAPITAL III 28 AB
CAPITAL III 28 AB
CAPITAL III 28 UNITARY
CAPITAL III 28 UNITARY
SEAGRASS SHORE
SEAGRASS TEXTURE
SEAGRASS WAVES
SHARICE
SHAUNTE
SHEAR DELIGHT
SHELLEY
CURTAIN CALL
SPECIAL EDITION
SPECIAL EDITION – INV
METRO CHOICE
SISAL CHECK
SISAL MATE
SISAL MOUNTAIN
SKYLAR
PLANTISPHERE
TOUCH OF LUXURY
SPARKLE
TIME HONORED II
TIME HONORED II
TIME HONORED II
ELEGANT NATURE
MASALA II
MUSTANG SALLY
MUSTANG SALLY – INV
STAR SCREEN
BAYTOWNE II 30
STEFFI
STELLA
RARE TREASURE
UNDER PRESSURE
NEOLITHIC
CHAIN REACTION
RST07
AVEDON II
TODAY’S TEXTURE SB
MAJOR EVENT UNITARY
SYNDEY
TALEEN
TEMPEST
RESURGENT
CLASSIC INTERPRETATIONS
TERRI
DEFINED TOUCH
TOPANGA
UNDER PRESSURE
ELEGANT CREATION
GEOLOGIC
TRACEY
BROADCAST
ULTRA ELEGANCE
JARGON
TRISTAN
ARTISTIC IMPRESS-ACANTHUS
POP ROCKS
POP ROCKS – INV
TREASURE
DESIGN DETAILS
DEFINED CHOICE
CAPSTONE
VICTORIOUS
EMPHATIC II 30
EMPHATIC II 30
EMPHATIC II 36
EMPHATIC II 36
CONCIERGE
TREASURED TOUCH I
TREASURED TOUCH II
FRANCHISE
FRANCHISE
PERCEPTION I
PERCEPTION II
PERCEPTION III
LORING HILLS
CALDERA
SPECIAL 4617
LEO MANOR
BRUSH STROKE
WINGATE
WINGATE BORDER
RIPPLE EFFECT
MUSTANG II
MUSTANG II – INV
PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED
YASMIN
OPULENT SIGHT
METRO MOMENT
OPULENT DESIGN
YVETTE

Christopher Moline, <hr>Residential Group Manager, Commercial Carpets of America 703-370-0000 <a href=
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703-370-0000
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NSF 140-2007 Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard

by Chris Moline, LEED AP
As of October, Beaulieu was the first carpet mill to have its products certified under the NSF 140 standard. The standard is based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) principles and offers three levels of achievement for the various stages of silver, gold and platinum.
It’s primarily intended for commercial flooring, but can be used to evaluate any type of carpet.
Basically, it represents a single standard, verses multiple standards and includes an easy to follow rating system.
If you’re in the market for a greener floor, give me a call at 703-370-0000 or shoot an email my way.

All the best!
Chris

Christopher Moline, LEED AP
Alexandria Carpet One &
Commercial Carpets of America
http://www.carpetcca.com
http://www.AlexandriaGreen.com

CRI Green Label Carpet

Green Label / Green Label Plus

Helping Improve Indoor Air Quality
By Chris Moline, LEED AP (CI)

The Carpet and Rug Institute’s Green Label and Green Label Plus standards are specifically referenced in the LEED rating system for Commercial Interiors certification by the US Green Building Council.  But, even if you are a homeowner not going for “Platinum”, you can benefit from the knowledge that these CRI standards mean you are getting the best for your indoor air quality dollar investment.Anyone who has gone for certification (Certified, Silver, Gold or Platinum) of a tenant space under the LEED CI track has more than likely considered how carpet, carpet cushion, and any adhesives used impact credits.

In order to be considered for credit under EQ 4.3 – Indoor Environmental Quality 4.3 – Carpet Materials, carpet must meet the CRI Green Label Plus standard. Carpet cushion must meet CRI Green Label standards.  Any adhesives used should be referenced under EQ 4.1, Adhesives and Sealants, and meet SCAQMD 1168 standards (GS-36 if aerosol adhesives are used).

FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM THE CARPET AND RUG INSTITUTE’S WEBSITE:
Carpet can be wrongly blamed for contributing to asthma and allergy and for emitting high levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Studies have shown that carpet is better at trapping allergens than hard surface, such as tile or hardwood, because carpet fibers catch particles and allergens that fall to the floor. When allergens are trapped in the carpet, they cannot circulate in the air for you to breathe. Proper cleaning with a CRI-tested and approved vacuum effectively sucks up the dirt and dust from the carpet, locks it in the machine and keeps it out of the air.

New carpet may also have a “new carpet smell.” Scientific studies show that new carpet is one of the lowest emitters of VOCs into the indoor environment. In fact, carpet emits less VOCs than other products such as paint. Further, these emissions clear very quickly. The low-level VOC emissions and the harmless odor from new carpet dissipate within the first 48 to 72 hours after installation — even sooner with open windows or doors.

CRI offers Green Label and Green Label Plus testing and certification to indicate carpet, carpet backings, cushions and adhesives that emit low VOCs. In fact, Green Label carpet program has such a positive impact on the indoor environment that the American Lung Association approves its use in its Healthy Homes programs. Additionally, the Green Label Plus program tough standards exceeds the green building requirements dictated by California schools.
So if you are concerned about asthma, allergies or VOCs, be sure to ask about Green Label and Green Label Plus carpet, cushion and adhesive options.

<br>Christopher Moline, LEED AP<hr><br>Residential Group Manager<br>Commercial Carpets of America <br>703-370-0000 <br><a href=

The Greenest Brochure I’ve Ever Seen

by Chris Moline, LEED AP
This one sets the standard.
Check out the logos and keep an eye out for them in the future.

eco-brochure-logos

By the way, this was a brochure sent to my home regarding the 2009 Biodiesel Conference in San Francisco.
I wonder what the carbon footprint of the conference will be?
As an aside, since I’ve been onboard here, we’ve scaled back electricity usage by over 34 million watts/year just through replacing all showroom lighting with cfl’s.
It all just makes sense!
If you’re in the neighborhood, stop by our Alexandria showroom and walk through our green area. We’ve got everything from undyed wool carpet with natural latex back, to floating marmoleum flooring, cork, bamboo, fsc-certified wood, and more!

Chris

Not ashamed to be a tree-hugger!

Not ashamed to be a tree-hugger!

Chris Moline, LEED AP
Email
703-370-0000