Stringent testing guidelines and certifications are proof positive that your Shaw Commercial Hard Surface flooring will contribute to a healthier indoor environment while standing
up to the demands of day-to-day traffic and abuse.
RFCI (Resilient Floor Covering Institute) and FloorScore®
Shaw Commercial Hard Surface is a member of the RFCI and is certified through its rigorous
The Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) is an industry trade association
of leading resilient flooring manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials, additives
and sundry flooring products for the North American market. RFCI developed FloorScore®
together with Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) to test and certify flooring
products for compliance with indoor air quality emission requirements adopted in
ASTM and ISO
Shaw Commercial Hard Surface resilient products have undergone testing and certification by
ASTM and ISO for durability and environmental attributes. ASTM International, formerly
known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized
leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards.
Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality,
enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
ASTM members deliver the test methods, specifications, guides and practices that
support industries and governments worldwide.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer
and publisher of International Standards. ISO is a network of the national standards
institutes of 162 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat
in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system. ISO is a non-governmental organization
that forms a bridge between the public and private sectors with members in both
the governmental and private sectors. ISO enables a consensus to be reached on solutions
that meet both the requirements of business and the broader needs of society.