Mannington Commercial, American Biltrite and Gerflor USA were honored in the 2021 Nightingale Awards.
The Nightingale Awards, organized by Healthcare Design magazine in partnership with the Center for Health Design and The Healthcare Design Expo + Conference, recognizes products related to the healthcare built environment.Mannington Commercial won the Gold Award in Flooring: Hard Surface for Legato Liquid Linoleum. American Biltrite won the Gold Award and an Innovation Award in Flooring: Resilient for Sonata Elements. The Silver Award in Flooring: Resilient went to Gerflor USA for Mipolam Evo.
The awards are named for Florence Nightingale, a tireless advocate for the improvement of care and conditions in military and civilian hospitals in the 1800s. The judging criteria for the awards is the product’s contribution to a healing environment along with aesthetics and innovation; contribution or solution for clinical or operational outcomes; durability, functionality, and quality; environmental sustainability; industry certifications and standards; and list price.