Lancaster, Pa. -- A new continuing education course (CEU) and white paper issued by Armstrong Flooring focuses on one of the fastest growing categories in the built environment – luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring—and details how this product can contribute to the WELL Building Standard, the first standard to focus solely on the health and wellness of building occupants.

“Health and wellness continue to grow in market relevance and rating systems like LEED and WELL are driving the human health focus,” said Amy Costello, sustainability manager, Armstrong Flooring. “Product selection plays a key role in healthier buildings. Understanding how products are constructed and their composition is critical when selecting and specifying products.”

Armstrong Flooring offers the course as a face-to-face presentation for credit to staff at architectural and interior design firms in major North American and Canadian markets. The company’s commercial sales team as well as many distributor-partners have been certified to present this CEU. In addition, a white paper is available on the same topic.

The CEU is approved by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education for 1 LU of Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) credit, the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for 0.1 CEU and the GBCI for 1 CE of WELL-specific credit. This is the first WELL-specific course that Armstrong Flooring has developed that has been approved by the Green Business Certification Institute.

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