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Interface unveils Microserfa carpet tile with lowerst ever carbon footprint

Interface unveils Microserfa carpet tile with lowerst ever carbon footprint

Global modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, has unveiled its latest product, Microsfera, an innovative, hybrid flooring solution with the smallest carbon footprint of any carpet tile in history. Microsfera sets a new low carbon record for carpet tiles, with just 3 kg of carbon per m2 released during its production, including the processing of all its raw materials. This compares with a typical carpet tile which releases 12 kg of CO2 per m2, while an 80/20 wool/nylon broadloom carpet releases 63 kg of CO2 per m2. At 5 kg of carbon per m2, Interface’s Microtuft products made with 100% recycled nylon, such as the Elevation range, held the previous record for lowest carbon contribution, (for three years).  Microsfera addresses the two biggest contributors of CO2 in the carpet m...
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CPDs of the month

  • Correctly designing and sizing a solar thermal system for residential applications can be a tricky job if you don’t have the in-depth knowledge and understanding of this technology.

    To help you, Kingspan Solar and CDP Consulting are offering a free CIBSE approved CPD webinar on sol ...

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  • There are many important options to consider when specifying your product, as there are now so many different types of glass and glazing designs available on the market. This RIBA CPD from Glazing Vision aims to inform you upon the latest designs best suited to match your project, whilst provid ...

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  • Urban Front would like to announce our new Workshop Tour launching early next year.

    The workshop Tour will run for just over an hour and incorporate the following Learning Outcomes:

    1. A good understanding of how a contemporary hardwood door is manufactured

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  • http://www.lorientuk.com/technical-support-options/cpd-seminars

    Lorient is a member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network and offers three high quality RIBA accredited ...

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