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White Papers by Armstrong Flooring

  • Flooring & Acoustics

    Dispelling the Myths of the Role Flooring Plays in Room Acoustics:Acoustics has become an ever increasing factor in modern construction. Whether in healthcare, education, residential housing, or any other industry, acoustics plays an important role in nearly every sector of the market. For...
  • Life Cycle Made Simple

    Product life cycle considers the impacts of a product from a holistic perspective. This perspective can include both the economic and environmental impacts on a project, product or system. When costs are considered, people refer to Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) to understand the economic...
  • Understanding Environmental Product Declarations

    When evaluating the various attributes of a product, there are several standardized tools that have proven to be invaluable. Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) assesses the economic impacts of a product, and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) determines the environmental impact of a product over its...
  • The Effects of Lighting and Reflectivity in Healthcare Settings

    It has been proven that exposure to sufficient levels of lighting in healthcare facilities has a strong positive impact on all aspects of the patient experience—aiding in wayfinding, improving moods and promoting comfort, wellness and healing. But lighting has its benefits for...
  • Health, Wellness & Specifying Luxury Vinyl Tile

    Today, Health-conscious designers, building owners and facility managers are paying more attention and asking more questions than ever before about products that they are purchasing as interest in the health and wellness aspects of the built environment continue to grow. This paper focuses on...
  • Transparency: A Smart Business Decision

    Transparency is defined as providing visibility or accessibility of information, especially concerning business practices. With the advent of USGBC LEED® v4, more industry attention is being placed on transparency of building material ingredients and how those materials affect the...