Field House

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

The Flexible Field House

concrete floors

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Concrete Floors Deliver the 'Wow' Factor

colorful floor

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Colorful floors. Quiet hallways.

How Interface LVT brought peace of mind to the Reading Friends school building

rubber flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Winter Meets Its Match

Healthy Schools

New Jersey SDA Requiring Certification for Flooring to Protect Against Mercury

Following the discovery this spring of mercury vapors emanating from the floors of several school buildings in New Jersey, the state will begin requiring mercury-free certification for all flooring installed in schools.


View From the Industry

Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments.

UC Riverside

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

University Improves Carpet Care

Christopher Newport Hall at Christopher Newport University

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Connecting to Campus

Thoughtfully designing the high-traffic areas that define your campus plays a crucial role in establishing your institution's identity.

maintenance cleaning floors

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Floors Need Special Care

Nearly all flooring surfaces in a school facility can be considered 'high traffic areas.'

university indianapolis

Impact On Learning

University of Indianapolis

Coppin State University

Stonhard Provides Quick, Cost-Effective Flooring for Coppins' Physical Education Complex

Stonhard guaranteed a long-lasting, decorative floor system that could be installed quickly and at a fraction of the cost of the originally specified polished concrete.


Facilities (Learning Spaces)


Like many things in life, flooring decisions are not always easy 'black or white' decisions.


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flooring for Learning Spaces

Choosing the right flooring for lecture halls and classrooms will have an impact on acoustics, aesthetics, maintenance, and more.

Nora rubber flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

The Built-Environment Is The "Third Teacher" with nora

Nora flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

New Floor Helps Keep Libraries Quiet

McMaster University rubber flooring

New Floor Helps Keep Libraries Quiet

Students at McMaster University hear the difference rubber flooring makes. Thanks to the acoustic properties of norament® grano, they enjoy quiet libraries and a better learning environment. Officials love the floor's versatility, selecting it for heavily-trafficked stairwells, laboratories and cafeterias.

Grand Valley

Grand Valley School District Strikes the Right Chord

Grand Valley Local School District in Orwell, OH, has had nora premium rubber flooring in place for more than a decade. But it looks as new today as when it was installed.

Hot Tips (Life-Cycle Cost Analysis)

How Rubber Flooring Impacts Life-Cycle Costs

Hot Tips (Flooring Options)

How Rubber Flooring Impacts Costs


Facilities (Learning Spaces)

It's All Good!

Carpet, tile, rubber, and hardwood? All have their benefits.


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

9-to-5 Flooring

Campus administrative and office areas have requirements for flooring that differ from academic, residence hall, athletics, and other facilities. Here's what to consider for these working spaces.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What's Under Your Feet?

Don't overlook the importance of floor coverings in your campus facilities.

Universite de Saint-Boniface

Impact on Learning

Universite de Saint-Boniface


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flooring Matters: Finding What Works

Floors are a conspicuous, hard-working element of every facility on campus. Affecting everything from branding, recruiting, and aesthetics to wayfinding, acoustics, and safety, selecting the right flooring for buildings requires attention to detail.