The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

The choice of floor coverings will depend on the function of that part of an education facility, the preference of teachers and staff, longevity, impact on the building’s environmental quality and cost.

The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS), in its Best Practices Manual for Design, spells out many of the pros and cons of flooring surfaces, with an emphasis on how a material affects environmental quality.

 

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