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Recycled Rubber Flooring: Yesterday's Tires Transformed into Today's High-Performance Flooring

Resilient flooring produced from recycled rubber is one of the most ecologically friendly flooring options available. Until recently the millions of rubber tires discarded every year have been burned, tossed into landfills as waste, or stockpiled creating environmental hazards and massive mosquito breeding sites. This course focuses on selecting and using flooring produced from this overlooked resource, with an emphasis on how recycled rubber flooring helps clean up the environment, recycles a valuable material, and results in resilient, durable, versatile flooring.

Learn At Your Own Pace:

You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the environmental benefits of recycling rubber tire material into flooring.
  • Compare the characteristics of various systems of rubber flooring for their recycled content, performance and applications.
  • Evaluate how the content and assembly of recycled rubber flooring affects its use in commercial, retail, institutional and other projects.
  • Determine the potential impact of recycled rubber flooring on points for LEED certification.

AIA logo Credits: 1.00 HSW

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.

This test is no longer available for credit
 

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