The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) will host a laminate inspector certification class in conjunction with The International Surfaces Event (TISE) on January 30, 2020, in Las Vegas. The newly redesigned class includes discussions on the Topical Moisture Resistance Assembled Joint Test developed by NALFA and adopted by the domestic and internal laminate flooring industry. The class will also focus on the updated 2019 LF-01, LF-02, and LF-03 NALFA Standards. This is the one and only class developed and taught by NALFA, the only laminate flooring trade association in North America. Attendees will receive first-hand information from industry representative, gain direct access to technical support, obtain or renew inspector certificates, and become preferred inspector choice for the whole laminate flooring industry. NALFA’s 2020 class will include an updated and redesigned curriculum and materials to enhance your inspector knowledge. 

The class will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in room Tradewinds F as part of the Educational sessions of TISE 2020. The curriculum will include: history of NALFA, manufacturing of laminate flooring, 2019 updates on LF-01, LF-02, LF-03, and laminate topical moisture resistance test, manufacturer’s installation requirements, moisture resistant and waterproof of laminate flooring, review of manufacturing and in-service product defects, manufacturing points of contact, inspection reporting and processes, and certification testing. Those interested in attending must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an inspector. Course fee is $350. A February class will be help in the greater Atlanta area followed by a March class in Raleigh, N.C. For more details, visit Space is limited, and participants are encouraged to register early with Surfaces.

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