Learn how schools can be sustainable spaces that embody their most important lessons.
During the school year, it’s not just the students who get put to the test, but also the floors. Keeping them clean and safe can be a big job, but Interface makes it easier.
Interface modular carpet tiles resist stains and moisture, reduce installation hassles and are a cinch to maintain. And our TacTiles® installation system eliminates the need for glue. From classrooms and hallways to office areas, you get all the comfort, warmth, convenience and noise absorption qualities carpet can provide with none of the drawbacks. Now that deserves an A+.
Interface sets the school flooring sustainability standard.
Interface sets the industry standard for environmentally efficient flooring without sacrificing style. As the world’s largest manufacturer of climate neutral carpet tile for K-12 schools, we can also help your institution have a widespread positive impact on the environment.
Our carpet tiles install with as little as 1.5% waste, which keeps your investment in your building and waste out of the landfills.
We're committed to green schools.
In keeping with Mission Zero®, our promise to eliminate all our environmental impacts by 2020, we’re proud to be among the first corporate partners of Green Apple, a global movement initiated by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council. Through Green Apple, companies committed to advancing sustainability, education, and jobs directly contribute to the Center’s mission to put every child in healthy, high performing and green schools within this generation.
Hamilton City Schools
Location Hamilton, OH Photos James Wolf & William Manning
When the Hamilton City School District in Ohio commissioned Cincinnati-based SHP Leading Design to design eight new elementary schools, the objective was to make the schools more equitable across the district. The scope of the project included classrooms, media centers, administrative offices, gyms, and cafeterias. While each school was to have a distinct, high level design aesthetic, ease of maintenance and sustainability rounded out the top criteria for the newly designed spaces. Interface carpet tile answered the call on all counts.Read this case study
Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School, Su-Valley Jr./Sr. High School, and Clark Middle School
Locations Wasilla, Talkeetna and Anchorage, AK
Photos ©Kevin G. Smith
Throughout Alaska, especially in rural and suburban areas, schools often play a much bigger role than simply places to learn. They also serve as gathering places for plays, sporting and political events and other activities, generating a deep sense of pride throughout the community.Read this case study
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Location Lincolnshire, IL Photos Bruce Quist
With four Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Education and rankings from Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top high schools, Adlai E. Stevenson High School is about achievement on every level. So it’s no surprise that Stevenson’s drive to reduce its environmental footprint led them to one of their latest accomplishments - LEED-EB: OM 2009 Gold certification from the US Green Building Council.Read this case study
Jarrell Elementary School
Location Jarrell, TX Photos ©Tre Dunham / Fine Focus Photography