American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM E1643: Standard Practice for Installation of Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth or Granular Fill under Concrete Slabs. West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM, 1994.

RFCI-MRP: Addressing Moisture Related Problems Relevant to Resilient Floor Coverings Installed over Concrete. Rockville, MD: RFCI, 1995.

RFCI-WP: Recommended Work Practices for the Removal of Resilient Floor Coverings. 1995.

The "history" section of this document is based in part on an article in the March/April 1998 issue of Old-House Journal. A contributing source for the glossary is "Consumer Guide to Floor Covering," published by Flooring Magazine, November 1999.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

ASTM E648 - Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

ASTM E662 - Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials

ASTM F710 - Practice for Preparing Concrete Floors and Other Monolithic Floors to Receive Resilient Flooring

ASTM F1066 - Standard Specification for Vinyl Composition Floor Tile

ASTM F1303 - Standard Specification for Sheet Vinyl Floor Covering with Backing

ASTM F1361 - Standard Specification for Resilient Wall Base

ASTM F1913 - Standard Specification for Sheet Vinyl Floor Covering without Backing

ASTM F1700 - Standard Specification for Solid Vinyl Floor Tile