The Floor Is Yours: Safe and Innovative Luxury Vinyl Tile

The Floor Is Yours: Safe and Innovative Luxury Vinyl Tile

to take this course

Luxury vinyl flooring is a popular choice because it can emulate the aesthetics of wood or stone without the high cost and maintenance. However, research suggests that exposure to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and phthalate plasticizers found in some vinyl flooring can have adverse health effects. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss different types of luxury vinyl flooring, including criteria to look for when selecting products to ensure the safety of installers and future occupants. Design professionals will also learn about innovative technologies in the luxury vinyl field that increase the performance of products throughout their life cycle.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss adverse health effects that can result from exposure to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and phthalate plasticizers found in some types of vinyl flooring
  2. Identify criteria to look for when selecting luxury vinyl flooring products to ensure the safety of installers and future occupants
  3. Define different types of luxury vinyl flooring and evaluate which suits the needs of your project accordingly
  4. Illustrate new technology being used in luxury vinyl tile and explain how they increase the performance of products throughout their life cycle
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(09) Finishes
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
GLG09A
GBCI Course ID: 
0920022856
IDCEC Course Number: 
113363
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion