Popular Entrance Mat Materials

Popular Entrance Mat Materials

Entrance floor mats offer a variety of benefits to commercial businesses.  From accident prevention to décor, entrance mats help organizations to achieve goals in risk reduction, branding, interior design, and more.  Arguably, there is no lobby installation that offers greater functionality than these heavy-duty floor mats.  Today, entrance mats have come in various materials that […]

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 […]

Are You Smearing Soil in Your Entryway?

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Are you smearing soil around your entryway rather than properly removing it from the floor? If you’re using a standard mop, you’re just smearing the dirt around, no matter how clean it may look. Consider how mops work – you only rinse after multiple passes, which means each time you place the mop down, you’re […]

4 Tips That Keep Carpet Flooring Clean

Carpeting is a fundamental must-have for a variety of different commercial and public facilities. It protects the floor, insulates the room, and often raises feelings of comfort and warmth. In recent years, eco-friendly designers and facility managers have increasingly looked for ways to extend the life of carpeting. According to reports, an estimated 4.7 billion […]

Picks from Our Editors: Protect Floors this Fall

This fall, take time to proactively prevent accidents in your entryway. Slips and falls cost American businesses billions each year (source: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety). Don’t let puddles, wet tiles, or worn-out mats be causal factors in an accident that could cost your business. In the article below, the editors of the Eagle […]

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 […]

Time for Change: 2012 LEED Comment Period Has Opened

Time for Change 2012 LEED Comment Period Has Opened

The 2012 LEED Comment Period has officially begun!  All interested parties are invited to join the USGBC online to review and comment on proposed changes to 2012 LEED certification policies.  Though official changes will not be announced until November 7th, the USGBC has provided an overview of the areas that are on the table for […]

Rio+20 Sustainable Development Agenda Leaks

Rio20 Sustainable Development Agenda Leaks

United Nations Agenda for Upcoming Rio+20 Hits the Web and Spreads Environmentalists and policymakers from around the world are well aware of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.  Referred to by industry insiders as the Rio+20, the event serves as a 20-year follow-up to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) […]

Mitsubishi Motors Announces New Eco-Friendly Matting Material

Mitsubishi Motors Announces New Eco-Friendly Matting Material

Mitsubishi Motors has announced a new kind of eco-friendly mat to be used in cars this year. The company is known for a high quality line of plant-based floor mats, and this new product is set to inspire companies to rethink what it means to “Go Green” during the manufacturing of car mats. What does […]

Using Eco-Friendly Products to Save the Planet

Saving the Planet with Eco-Friendly Products

Reading the title alone can sound far fetched but after reading this passage, you will believe that using eco-friendly mats is a great business move to make. Even though your business does not contribute to the pollution and spread of harmful chemicals in the atmosphere, you should still make a move to prevent this from […]