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