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Flooring TRACK 5: Flooring


Adam Abell

Adam Abell

LEED Green Associate
Market Manager, Tile & Stone Intallation Systems
Consumer & Construction Business Unit

Bostik

Adam Abell, Bostik’s Market Manager for Tile & Stone Installation Systems.  Adam’s experience in the tile industry includes distribution, installation, and product development.  He currently works with a large team of technical and research and development personnel to develop contractor oriented and performance based products for the tile industry.  Adam entered the tile industry in 2003 and joined Bostik in 2012.  He’s a LEED Green Associate and a state ambassador for the NTCA.  Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employs 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries.   

Successful Installation of Thin (Gauged) Porecelain Tile Panels on Interior Walls and Floors

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Describe the benefits of the innovation of  Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels
  2. Learn about types of installation methods and the associated benefits
  3. Review surface preparation steps including how to achieve a flat substrate
  4. Understand the sustainability impact as well as occupant and environmental health benefits
  5. Awareness of common failures and how to avoid them

 


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