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Tarkett Ltd

Tarkett is the worldwide leader in providing innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, producing an extensive range of vinyl, linoleum and wood floorcoverings that will meet the design, performance and budget requirements of any project.

Contact information

Tarkett Ltd
Dickley Lane
Lenham
Maidstone
Kent
ME17 2QX
United Kingdom

www.tarkett.co.uk

CPD booking contact




Tel: +44 (0)1622 854000

Approved CPD materials


Creative Flooring Design
Type: Seminar
This seminar gives the architect a better understanding of the use of colour, features within flooring, how this will affect the surroundings and how different colours may affect people's mood.
Designing Alzheimer’s Facilities – the use of colour and design in the specification of vinyl flooring
Type: Seminar
Alzheimer facilities are becoming a public health policy priority for the UK. Whilst suitable medical treatment may be central to the quality of care, a comfortable environment in also closely linked to patient’s well being. This presentation provides an overview of the overall care environment and provides guidance in planning interior spaces, adapted for the care of people with Alzheimer and in particular in the choice of interior design, flooring and colour.
Healthcare: Specification of Vinyl Floorcovering in Healthcare Environments
Type: Seminar
Hospitals, aged care, nursing homes all have different flooring needs so how do you choose the correct specification? Topics covered include:
  • The implications to consider when specifying flooring in healthcare
  • Ways to help improve the healthcare environment and assist healing
  • Different types of vinyl floorcoverings
  • Understanding of properties and applications, including design possibilities
  • Installation and maintenance requirements
  • Design considerations and overcoming healthcare problems
  • Environmental considerations and lifecycle costing
  • Explaining the different types of products and their benefits
  • A guide to where the products should be used
Homes and Living Space
Type: Seminar
Topics include:
  • Code for sustainable homes
  • Understanding the different criteria for specification
  • Refurbishment
  • Underfloor heating
  • Slip resistance
  • Acoustic
  • Durability
  • Maintenance
  • Tiles versus sheet flooring
  • Explaining the different types of products and their benefits
  • A guide to where the products should be used
Indoor Sports Surface Solutions: A Guide to Specification
Type: Seminar
Topics include:
  • Indoor sports surface standard: EN 14904
  • Key test methods
  • Performance standards of sports floors with reference to shock absorbency
  • Requirements for different levels of sports competition, age groups and safety
  • Selection criteria, installation, maintenance, environmental issues and life cycle costs
  • A guide to correct specification for different types of use
Slips, Trips and Falls: Considerations for Flooring Specifications
Type: Seminar
- Slips and trips are one of the biggest sources of accidents in the workplace and home. The correct specification of floorcoverings can contribute to its reduction - A guide to understanding the HSE guidelines in relation to floor specification - Explaining the different safety slip tests and their relevance - Explaining the benefits of entrance matting and a guide to correct specification - Understanding when and where slip resistant floorcoverings should be installed - Explaining the importance of maintenance in reducing slips
Specification of Vinyl Floorcovering in Education Environments
Type: Seminar
Schools, colleges, nurseries and educational practices all have different flooring needs. How do you choose the correct specification. Topics covered include:
  • What implications to consider when specifying flooring in education
  • Ways to help improve the education environment and assist learning
  • Knowledge of different vinyl floorcoverings
  • Understanding of properties and applications, including design possibilities
  • Installation and maintenance requirements
  • Design considerations and addressing user requirements
  • Environmental considerations and lifecycle costing
  • Increased confidence in specification
Sustainability, Recycling and the Environment
Type: Seminar
This seminar aims to give a balanced view of the environmental, sustainability and recycling issues relating to vinyl floorcovering, to counter false perceptions that may be held resulting from emotive claims made by some pressure groups.
Your Flooring Questions Answered: Hardwood
Type: Seminar
This seminar aims to increase awareness and knowledge of wood floorcovering, enabling the architect to specify correctly.

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