Green Flooring Solutions

If you’re eco-minded, we have plenty of flooring solutions for you that are green. You can improve the look and safety of your business and still be mindful of the environment. Let’s take a look at just a few of the mats and floor products for the eco-minded among us. Waterhog ECO Premier. This Waterhog […]

Think Green This Spring

Environmentally-Friendly Spring Cleaning

If you want to make your business space greener, there’s no time like the present. Why not incorporate some green ideas into your Spring Cleaning. Switch to Environmentally-Friendly Cleaning Products All cleaning products are not equal. There are plenty of environmentally-friendly choices that clean just as well as the toxic foul-smelling ones. Why not start […]

Eco-Friendly Flooring Choices

Saving the Planet with Eco-Friendly Products

In this day and age, it’s easy to be kind to the environment when you’re making flooring choices. We have lots of options to choose from including flooring made of recycled rubber, plastic, and vinyl. Mats Many of our mats are available in an eco-friendly version. For example, the Waterhog Premier line has one side […]

Managing Mold and Mildew in Flooring, Part 1

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Mold and mildew are loose terms that describe types of fungi. Fungi is a giant group or “Kingdom” of living species that are neither plants nor animals. Mildew usually refers to fungi in the Order Erysiphales or fungus-like organisms in the Family Peronosporaceae. Mildew is usually white or grey. Mold is a much wider category […]

Planning Eco-Friendly Flooring Design

Green Workplace

Going green isn’t going anywhere. More businesses are opting for eco-friendly materials to outfit their commercial properties. Not only does this help reduce your carbon footprint, it communicates a strong message to potential employees, clients and customers – you take environmental issues seriously and you’re willing to go the extra step in creating a sustainable […]

Running an Eco-Friendly Workplace

Green Workplace

Green building isn’t new. From offices to rental properties, more developers are going green to receive LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification and create sustainable contributions to the town landscape. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) gives three different certification levels: Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Green Builds Jobs According to […]

LEED Certification: Runners, Mats, or Both?

LEED Certification: Runners, Mats, or Both?

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is an organization dedicated to making the design, construction, and operations of commercial and residential facilities more eco-conscious and sustainable. This objective is accomplished through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a third-party certification system that verifies project sustainability and offers incentives for compliance. The USGBC’s LEED certification […]

What is a Comfort Mat?

What is a Comfort Mat?

Comfort mats are designed to prevent stress, cramps, and muscle strain that may otherwise be felt when standing on a hard floor surface for many hours at a time. These mats are designed with comfort in mind, providing a soft compressible surface that allows the feet to sink-in for added ergonomic support. In doing so, […]

Eco Mats for Locker Rooms: A Green Safety Solution

Recently, the trend of Environmentally-Friendly building materials have lifted off and taken its stride.  More and more, engineers and architects are designing their buildings with sustainability in mind.  Because of environmentally conscious proprietors and builders, locker rooms nowadays are built with eco-friendly materials.  From walls, to benches, the lockers themselves, and the floor mats can […]

2012 LEED Policy Changes to Watch

2012 LEED Policy Changes to Watch

As covered last week, the 2012 LEED Comment Period has officially opened and feedback from Green builders, contractors, and policymakers is highly encouraged.  As part of our awareness initiative, the Eagle Mat Blog is proud to share this list of changes to watch in 2012.  All readers are encouraged to visit the USGBC on the […]