INSTALL acquires two new Alliance Partners

Install alliance partnersWashington, DC—INSTALL has announced two new Alliance Partners: Floorcloud and Spec-Intel. INSTALL Alliance Partners work side by side with INSTALL to bring the best technical education, product expertise and technology training to the flooring industry.

INSTALL Alliance Partners participate in ongoing curriculum reviews and work with INSTALL instructors to revise and refine the curriculum to assure it meets manufacturer standards. Becoming an Alliance Partner provides the opportunity to deliver specialized training to installers, allowing them to be trained in the latest techniques, products and technologies.

“Education and training are critical success factors in the flooring business,” said John T. McGrath, executive director, INSTALL. “These new Alliance Partnerships will help us raise industry standards and ensure INSTALL flooring professionals are not only among the best trained in the industry but also manage their businesses in the most efficient and cost-effective ways possible.”

New INSTALL Alliance Partners


Spec-Intel is a construction management software platform that delivers accurate product data on a cloud-based platform with automation integrated into workflow—providing proven efficiency and reducing rework and miscommunication by over 84% on every project. Spec-Intel said its digital finish schedules are error-free in order to help professionals work more efficiently and improve every flooring company’s profits.

“Spec-Intel resolves issues in the commercial construction industry through proven technology that reduces risks, costs and re-work,” said Jerry Freeman, president. “These critical issues cost the industry about $31 billion annually. By working with contractors of all sizes to continually gain insight into their workflow, we help advance the industry and provide better outcomes for businesses.”


Floorcloud, powered by Construction Connectivity, is a technology platform that monitors job sites in real time, delivers customizable alerts and other notifications and stores project information (eg, photos, materials, etc.) specific to each job site or project.

“Our platform was built to be remarkably intuitive for use on virtually any type of flooring installation job site,” said Scott Banda, co-founder and president, Floorcloud. “As it scales across North America, we are confident that it will save our industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually in easily avoidable failures.”

View the full list of INSTALL Alliance Partners here.

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