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Level: Floor coverings

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Product Description

Appearance and durability are the key criteria for selecting floor coverings but it's also important to consider the environmental impacts.

This guide covers factors such as:

  • resistance to wear and moisture
  • ability to withstand chemical attack
  • suitability for the substrate
  • embodied energy - the amount of energy consumed to manufacture, transport, install and recycle the product
  • ability to recycle or reuse.

All the main options available are covered, from carpets to wood overlays, concrete to cork, solid timber to stone.

Product Information
Publication date 1 February 2008
Author Anna Smith
Product type Book
Availability Available
Product code BK065