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Flooring TRACK 5: Flooring


Eric Owen

Eric Owen

Regional Manager
Crossville Tile

Eric Owen is a regional manager for domestic tile manufacturer Crossville, Inc. The company’s surfacing solutions—porcelain, mosaics, glass, wall tile, natural stone, porcelain panels (tiles measured in feet, not inches), and porcelain countertops—are designed and sustainably produced at manufacturing facilities in Crossville, Tennessee. Privately owned and operated, Crossville is focused on offering innovative styles, quality that exceeds specification requirements, and technical support for successful installations. For 33+ years, design professionals have turned to Crossville for tile that solves design challenges for exceptional results.

Porcelain Tile: from Specification to Installation

This course is intended to provide an overview of various types of Porcelain Tiles, how to distinguish between various types. New techniques and guidelines under TCNA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Explain and differentiate among the various types of porcelain tile.
  2. Test methods that can determine Porcelain Tile as defined by TCNA.
  3. Understand advancements in technology – trend behind large formats.
  4. Become familiar with how to evaluate the proper criteria for selection while maintaining design aesthetics.
  5. Explain the new TCNA Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Threshold.

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