Our Pensacola International Airport Terminal Floor Replacement project has received a Gold Design Excellence Award in the Institution Category from ALDesign Magazine (see page 39). The magazine makes special mention of Anne Brooks, our Interior Designer.
Pensacola International Airport needed an upgrade for its flooring in several areas of the terminal. We conducted a study of possible flooring options, and decided on porcelain tile on the main concourse with carpet planks on the side seating areas.
The new flooring had to integrate into the existing visual themes, and to be installed with minimal disruption to the traveling public. It was important to minimize environmental impact and noise, and to address special concerns about the food court, restroom areas, and hard-to-clean joint covers.
Due to the sheer volume of the space, disposing of the existing flooring could have had a serious impact on a landfill. We proposed that the client take advantage of the carpet manufacturer's recycling program, and the client enthusiastically accepted. By palletizing all the demolished carpet tile and shipping it back to the manufacturer, it could be turned into new carpet tiles. Thousands of square feet of non-biodegradable carpet tile was kept out of landfills.