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Milliken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of floor coverings for corporate, public space, retail, hospitality and leisure environments. Our floor coverings bring together the spirit of innovation and engineering excellence of our parent company with the creativity and inspiration of our local design teams. By combining design with proprietary technologies and unique market insights, we make floor coverings that are as functional and sustainable as they are inspiring and original. Milliken offers full range of modular floor covering solutions. In addition to a vast portfolio of award-winning carpet design collections, we also offer a range of high performance Luxury Vinyl Tiles as well as innovative entrance matting solutions. Sustainability is at the core of Milliken’s philosophy to ‘do good’ for the world. We believe that a healthy enterprise and a healthy earth are vitally linked and we hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards. We derive greatest satisfaction from the development of products and services that make a positive impact on the world. Our innovation process is centred on ‘doing good’, creating products and services that add value to people’s well-being, health and safety, while helping to make the world more sustainable.

CPD Material (5)

The WELLv2 Building Standard and How Floor Covering Impacts Health and Well-being
Health and well-being is becoming an increasingly important consideration for architects when designing new spaces. This seminar explores this theme and the significant role that the WELL Building Standard is playing in progressing health and well-being for the built environment. Delegates will learn about the recent Version 2 enhancements of the Standard and about the impact floor covering can have for projects aiming to achieve the WELL v2 Standard. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The key reasons for designing spaces with a primary focus on human health and well-being
- The WELL Building Standard and the key features and ways to certify your next project
- How the WELL Living Lab is contributing to future WELL Building Standard features
- Ways that floor covering can contribute to the WELL Building Standard and how to design spaces with a focus on human health and well-being
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Showroom Tour
This CPD reviews the criteria required for achieving the International Well Building Institute’s WELL Building Standard and presents Milliken’s journey to achieving Platinum Certification for its London Showroom space.

Delegates can book onto the CPD by calling the Milliken London Showroom Manager on: 027 336 7290
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge
Material type: Factory Visit
The Impact of Noise on Well-being and Productivity: How Floor Coverings Can Provide a Solution for Managing Acoustics in the Built Environment
"This CPD explores the importance of a building’s acoustics on the well-being and productivity of people in the workplace and in education. Topics covered include factors to be considered whilst evaluating floor coverings for acoustic performance, measuring sound in relation to floor coverings, how particular floor coverings can positively contribute to a building’s acoustics, and how floor coverings are measured and certified by the WELL v2 Building Standard for their acoustic impact on well-being.
By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of: -The negative impact that high ambient sound levels can have on well-being and productivity in the workplace and in education
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
End of Life Disposal of Interior Finishes: A Focus on Carpet Tiles
This seminar will provide delegates with an understanding of the broad drivers for recycling of interior materials, with a specific focus on carpet. It reviews the options for disposal of carpet and opportunities for recycling of broadloom carpet and carpet tiles. The presentation goes on to explain a new closed loop carpet tile recycling process, which Milliken has recently developed, giving an insight into how the technology works, its capabilities, the challenges it presents and how architects and other users can engage with this process. This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:
- The factors affecting the drive to increase carpet recycling
- The complexities and options available for recycling different types of carpet
- Closed loop recycling and a new process for turning old carpet into materials for manufacturing new carpet tile
- The challenges that are being addressed to increase the rate of closed loop recycling for carpet tile
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Luxury Vinyl Tile: Looking Beyond Aesthetics
This presentation provides an insight into the types of luxury vinyl tile products available and considers these in terms of performance and functionality. It underscores the various areas to focus on, beyond aesthetics, when specifying a LVT product for a commercial installation. It also provides information on ingredients typically used and relevant quality standards. By the end of the seminar you should have a greater understanding of:
- The growing LVT flooring category within the context of the broader contract floorcoverings market
- The various types of LVT flooring products with respect to performance and functionality
- The key areas to focus on when specifying LVT including product construction, the interior environment in which it will be installed and design
- The environmental attributes of LVT flooring
- The various ways in which LVT can be used in commercial installations, with examples
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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