Phoenix, AZ – USF Contract, the commercial division of USFloors, was awarded the Green Exhibitor Award for the Partner Level at the 2009 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held recently in Phoenix, AZ. The Green Exhibitor Awards are based on points accumulated by using the Green Exhibition Scorecard provided by Greenbuild and the USGBC.
Mark Brunelle, National Sales Manager for USF Contract, was excited with the recognition the award provided. “We really made an effort to prepare our exhibit with the scorecard in mind. When the Greenbuild Performance Committee audited our booth on Wednesday morning, we actually earned additional points and were in the running for most points obtained in the entire Expo.”
Brunelle continued, “We are in the business of making and supplying the building industry with sustainable, environmentally friendly flooring options, but we strive to minimize our impact on the environment in all aspects of our business. This award is further evidence of our commitment to the environment.” (You can hear more from Mark Brunelle and USF Contract’s Greenbuild experience in an interview with Kemp Harr from floordaily.net. Click here to listen to Mark’s interview.)
According to information provided with the Green Exhibition Scorecard, “The purpose of the Green Exhibitor Award is to recognize the outstanding efforts of exhibiting companies who are successfully minimizing the negative environmental effects of participating in conferences and tradeshows. The Award criteria are designed to establish a baseline for accepted environmentally responsible exhibit practices and prepare exhibitors to meet mandatory green guidelines for 2010.”
USF Contract is a division of USFloors, the only cork and bamboo flooring manufacturer with manufacturing facilities located in the U.S. Founded in May 2001, USFloors features state-of-the-art finishing and profiling lines for flooring and moldings. USFloors manufacturing facility is the only manufacturing facility in Georgia utilizing photovoltaic panels, installed on its roof, to generate clean, renewable energy. USFloors manufactures a wide assortment of cork flooring, bamboo flooring, and FSC certified hardwood flooring for residential and commercial applications. USFloors is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. For more information on USF Contract and it’s unique and sustainable commercial floors, visit the website at usfcontract.com.
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