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Industry Standards and Information Sources

Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)

The Carpet and Rug Institute uses science-based research to help manufacturers improve the environmental quality of their carpeting products, and provides a wide array of useful information for consumers.

Certified Green Building Professionals (CGBP)

Certified Green Building Professionals (CGBP) have completed in-depth training courses in how to apply green building principles to residential projects. The certification program, administered by Build It Green, covers best practices for energy effieciency, indoor air quality, water and other resource conversation, and other green building priorities.

Forest Stewardship CouncilForest Stewardship Council (FSC)

The Forest Stewardship Council's mission is to promote and enhance well-managed forests through credible certification that is environmentally responsible, socially acceptable, and economically viable. Wood-based flooring products bearing the FSC logo, which guarantees that the wood from a certified well-managed forest, are available across the world from a variety of mills, manufacturers, and distributors. Ask to see Absolute Flooring's current selection of FSC certified wood flooring products.