Government & Public Spaces

Places where people come together in the service, governance and upkeep of community life

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Canadian Government

Gouvernement du Canada


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How Can We Assist You?

Government facilities consists of important places where people come together in the service, governance and upkeep of community life. 

When designing flooring for these spaces, we carefully consider movement, maintenance, public funding and a broad diversity of usage. 

Our insights lead to simple sourcing solutions that ease procurement and installation, while our wide range of flooring  products supports the Canadian Government needs. 

From federal offices to local libraries, our high performance flooring inspires pride in each community across Canada.

GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SPACES PROJECTS

Transforming Spaces

Design Inspiration from our 2020 Design Awards in the government category.

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Design Inspiration from our 2020 Design Awards in the government category.

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Simplify Purchasing

Government procurement can be a complicated process. 
Shaw Contract has select carpet tile and LVT styles that meet the Canadian government flooring specification. Your local Shaw Contract account manager can recommend a flooring solution based on your unique project.


FLOORING SOLUTIONS

Start with our products selections

Browse sizes, textures and colours that meet your design needs.

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Rugs can complement design, bring comfort and improve acoustics.

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From wood patterns to fancy colours, we have many options to enhance your design.

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From wood patterns to fancy colours, we have many options to enhance your design.

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From wood patterns to concrete look, from woven to texturized surfaces, we have many options to enhance your design.

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From wood patterns to fancy colours, we have many options to enhance your design.

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Install side by side with carpet tiles with no transition strips required. See all sizes, shapes and large patterns variety.

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Our exclusive COREtec technology brings more comfort and fast installation, with low sub-floor adjustments required.

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Browse all our vinyl sheet options.

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Government Categories

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Narita International Airport by Nikken Sekkei Ltd

One Single Source for 

Flooring Solution

Our Government segment provides solutions for: 

  • Airports
  • Federal Government Offices
  • Local Community Spaces
  • Local Government Offices
  • Public Libraries
  • Public Hospitals & Clinics
  • Department of Defense Buildings
  • and more!

Everything Technical

Solutions for Service

The proper maintenance plan for your flooring will help protect your investment by extending the life and performance of your products.

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Our products can be installed in numerous patterns, giving you endless design possibilities from a wide range of styles including broadloom, carpet tile and resilient.

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We offer a variety of adhesive and epoxy products to maximize your floor's lifetime and beauty. Each adhesive we carry has a recommended use with specific product types, depending on your installation needs

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LokDots + LokWorx are a pressure sensitive adhesive for the installation of EcoWorx® carpet tile. This odorless system provides an alternative to wet adhesive, virtually eliminating the issue of VOCs, and providing ease and versatility of installation.

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We are the only manufacturer that warrants from the subfloor to the finished product. Our comprehensive portfolio allows us to work with you to address your specific needs from basic to extreme conditions.

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We offer the strongest warranties in the industry, maintaining accountability for the entire flooring system—from the engineering of the backing and fiber to the actual construction.

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Calgary Central Library by Snøhetta

Calgary Central Library

The library provides spaces for all types of people and activities as such, the space was organized on a spectrum from ‘fun’ to ‘serious.’ 

Everything is Connected

People + Planet

Sustainability means more than just the environmental health of our products and our operations, but also how our products impact human experience within a space. 

Sustainability means more than just the environmental health of our products and our operations, but also how our products impact human experience within a space.

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We actively support building programs including LEED, WELL, Living Building Challenge, and other global building certification programs

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Shaw Contract has been actively engaged in Cradle to Cradle design for more than 20 years, introducing the first Cradle to Cradle Certified™ flooring product in 1999.

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We support enhanced transparency through its participation in the following programs: EPP, Declare, HPD, MindfulMaterials, etc.

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We Want It Back. Since 2006, Shaw has reclaimed and recycled almost 1 billion pounds of carpet including EcoWorx. Through our re[TURN]™ Reclamation Program, let’s make an even Smarter Impact together.

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All our commercial carpet manufacturing facilities worldwide are now carbon neutral. It is a giant step toward creating a better future with products and business practices that are healthy and environmentally conscious.

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