Product Certification

Dependable, Durable Style—Guaranteed Shaw Commercial Hard Surface’s installation and maintenance standards ensure a high quality flooring installation with a very long life. Rest assured, Shaw resilient products are engineered to high performance and environmental standards—and we’ve got the proof—our resilients are certified by independent labs.

The Right Stuff

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 FloorScore® testing.

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 California.


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.