Mapei can now be found on Floorcloud
Deerfield Beach, Fla.—Mapei has just released specification data for its flooring products on Floorcloud, an online technology platform developed to enable users to remotely “monitor, communicate and communicate data about job site conditions in real time and save”.
The Floorcloud platform monitors job site conditions such as ambient temperature, humidity and dew point, as well as concrete moisture and temperature. Sensors report the data back to Floorcloud’s proprietary software, which is compatible on both desktop and mobile devices. According to the company, this allows users to actively monitor project conditions whether they are on site, in the office or anywhere with a mobile phone connection. Furthermore, the platform includes a manufacturer database of specification information so that real-world jobsite data can be compared in real time against manufacturer recommendations.
“Nearly 200 Mapei products are listed on Floorcloud by name as of now,” said Jim Whitfield, director of technical services. “Monitoring site conditions during the installation process is excellent practice. The fact that this database not only contains technical specification documentation, but also allows users to upload and save photos, add notes and send information to all stakeholders in real time will increase efficiency and consistency.”
According to Scott Banda, co-founder and president of Floorcloud, having a manufacturer like Mapei with the size, scale and depth of knowledge join the Floorcloud team is critical. “We are very pleased that Mapei is joining the Floorcloud platform as a manufacturer-verified program partner,” said Banda. “Job site monitoring ensures project success from the very beginning. It makes us aware of the need to install all flooring products within the manufacturer’s specified conditions.”
According to Whitfield, Floorcloud provides another tool for contractor architects to help ensure projects run smoothly. “Our participation in this program is another important step in our systems solutions approach to provide a total solution tailored to every project we are involved in,” said Whitefield. “However, Floorcloud is the first to really focus on the project from the flooring contractor’s perspective and provide a 24/7 tool on the construction site. Floorcloud puts the critical product information in everyone’s hands on site and in real time. Mapei’s participation in these programs means we reach out to project teams at every step of the process before the project begins to help them find the best products for their project and achieve their goals, be it sustainability, codes, costs or aid in product selection.