Steven Rockfeld                    

Steven Rockfeld Inc
3 Torrey Pine Lane 
Bay Shore New York   11706
Phone: (516)  807-1876
Fax: (631)  909-1915
Cell ( 516 ) 807-1876


Career History

  • 1996-Present ~ Floor Covering Consultant/Senior Carpet Inspector/Court Expert Witness 
  • 1979-2005 ~ Owner Operator of Full Service Floor Covering Retail Operation/Workroom. Included the installation of tufted and woven carpet. Sheet vinyl, heat welding. Full service ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone installation. The installation of laminate, solid wood and engineered wood. 


  • Founder and Former President for the Long Island Chapter of CFI 
  • Member and Board Of Director of LIFCA 
  • Winner of Prestigious Charles R. Gress Memorial Award (CFI) 


Certifications

Carpet

  • IICRC, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification
  • Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services
  • Natural Fiber Installers/Inspectors Certification


Hardwood

  • NWFA National Wood Flooring Association
  • Installation
  • National Wood Flooring Association
  • CFI, Certified Flooring Installers Association
  • Laminate / Specialty
  • North American Laminate Flooring Association


Resilient

  • Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services


Woven and Wool

  • Natural Fiber Installers/Inspectors Certification


Additional Certifications

  • 1993 Certified Armstrong Installer 
  • 1996 F.C.I.T.S. Certified Carpet Inspector 
  • 1996 F.C.I.T.S. Certified Commercial Carpet Inspector 
  • 1996 F.C.I.T.S. Certified Hard Surface Inspector 
  • CFI Certified Flooring Installer, (CI, CII, RI, RII) Installer # 02635 
  • CFI Inspector and Technical Certification 
  • IICRC Carpet Cleaning/Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector/Substrate Subfloor Inspector 
  • Floor Inspection Training Services Inc.: Indoor Air Quality Inspector 
  • Academy of Textiles and Flooring: Senior Carpet Inspector 
  • National Wood Flooring Association: Certified Wood Inspector 
  • Karastan Certified Installer 
  • 2011 NALFA Certified Laminate Flooring Inspector 


Formal Education

  • 1970-1972 ~ Miami Dade College, Florida 
  • 1973-1975 ~ Nassau Community College 
  • 1967-1970 ~ John F. Kennedy High School


Industry Training Seminars

2006  

  • Wood Flooring Association/Installation Training 
  • National Wood Flooring Association/Professional Sand and Finish Training 
  • National Wood Flooring Association/Finishing Training 

2007 

  • The Wood Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA) Inspection school - Certification pending. 

2004 

  • The Wood Flooring Manufacturers Association (NOFMA) Inspection school - Certification pending. 

2005 

  • IICRC Wood and Laminate Inspector Course. 

2012 

  • NICFI Training and Convention 
  • Substrate and Subfloor Inspection Classes 

1996-2006 

  • L&N Inspection Services Training and Classes 

2002 

  •  L&N Formica Training 

2001 

  • Advanced Flooring Specialist Training

​2012

  • NFIC National Fiber Installer Certification  

2000-2004 

  • Certified Flooring Installer Leadership Conferences 
  • Authorized Hardwood Inspector: Kahrs 
  • Don June/Color Correction 
  • Ardex Seminars 
  • School Of Surface Technology/Senior Carpet Inspector 

2010 

  • North Carolina State University Wood Products Extension and Southeastern Dry Kiln Club. 

2011 

  • North Carolina State University Wood Products Extension and Southeastern Dry Kiln Club. 

2011. 

  • North Carolina State University Wood Products Extension and Southeastern Dry Kiln Club. 

2014.

  • At United States Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 
  • North Carolina State University Wood Products Extension and Southeastern Dry Kiln Club. 

2015

  • Dry Kiln Operators short course. 

2012

  • NALFA Certified Laminate Flooring Inspector 


  • NFIC Natural Fiber Installer Certification
  • Industry Association Memberships
  • WFCA (World Floor Covering Association) 
  • LIFCA (Long Island Flooring Covering Association) 
  • CFI (Certified Floor Covering Installer Association) 
  • NWFA (National Wood Floor Covering Association) 
  • IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification)