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Staticworx Earns AIA Provider Accreditation,
Offers Architects Education Credits on Anti-Static Flooring


Press Release
February 22, 2010

Watertown, MA­The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced it has accredited “Anti-Static Flooring: The Basics,” a course developed by Dave Long, President & CEO of Staticworx, the largest manufacturer of anti-static flooring solutions in North America. Long, an educator of architects and other professionals in the flooring and electrostatic discharge (ESD) industries, designed this one-credit educational program to help architects understand the liabilities and technical details of ESD flooring.

“Architects are at a disadvantage if they don’t receive correct information about flooring specifications, including the growing need for fault-tolerant, Class-0 solutions,” said Long. “Without this knowledge, floors are often specified incorrectly, which can lead to explosions, interruptions in mission-critical operations, equipment failure, and other problems that have resulted in a $5 billion problem affecting manufacturing facilities and end-user environments.”
Staticworx helps architects keep up with industry changes and understand the need to install the right ESD flooring proactively, rather than after a problem has occurred.

The course covers how anti-static flooring works, how to limit the risk of electrostatic damage to sensitive electronics, how to analyze installation environments to select the best flooring option, how to meet international standards, and how to help companies qualify for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits.

For more information about the course, visit http://www.staticworx.com/corporate/aia-course-anti-static-floors-basics.php or email info@staticworx.com, or call 888-782-8429.

0Staticworx, Inc. is North America’s largest supplier of electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring products that protect worksites with customized, static-free solutions. Based in Watertown, Mass., Staticworx has warehouses on both coasts and is factory-direct. Comprehensive flooring options include rubber, vinyl tile, carpet, epoxy, and adhesives. All products meet international standards, are environmentally friendly, and come with lifetime warranties. Start-to-finish services include ongoing access to technical support. Known as problem-solvers and educators, Staticworx streamlines the supply chain, working directly with contractors and end-users to provide accountability. The company has won many industry accolades and has served thousands of customers with experience that spans 30-plus years. For more information, visit www.staticworx.com.

 

 

 

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