Vinyl flooring products have a long history and have evolved into technologically advanced flooring options over the past decade. Today, vinyl flooring is available in several formats ranging from sheet vinyl to vinyl composition tile and luxury vinyl tiles and planks. The most recent innovation is eco-resilient flooring, which can be used to meet green building standards because it is manufactured without PVC.

This course will explore the evolution of vinyl flooring and the different products available today, including their performance benefits, residential and commercial applications, and installation considerations.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the history of vinyl flooring and why it has been used in both residential and commercial design for decades as a low-maintenance, durable flooring material.
  • Explore traditional vinyl flooring products, including sheet vinyl and vinyl composition tile (VCT).
  • Analyze the composition of waterproof luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and luxury vinyl plank (LVP) and how these products are used in residential and commercial projects.
  • Examine how waterproof eco-resilient flooring has expanded the vinyl flooring market and where it can be used to meet green building standards.

Pre-Requisite: Basic knowledge of flooring applications.