LEED Credits Natural Lino Flooring

USFloors is a manufacturer quality surfacing materials composed of environmentally correct sustainable resources. .

Materials & Resources

MR Credit 4.1 Recycled Content

Intent: Increase demand for building products that have incorporated recycled content materials, therefore reducing the impact resulting from the extraction of new materials.

Requirement: Specify building materials that contain a particular amount of post-consumer or post-industrial recycled content.

Contribution: Natural Lino Corkoleum Floating Floor plank no less than 10% post-industrial content.

MR Credit 6.0 Rapidly Renewable Material

Intent: Reduce the use and depletion of finite raw, and long-cycle renewable materials by replacing them with rapidly renewable materials.

Requirement: Specify rapidly renewable building materials for 5% of total building materials.

Contribution: Cork bark is harvested from managed Cork Oak tree farms every 9 - 11 years without harm to the trees.

Indoor Environmental Quality

MR Credit 4.4 Low-Emitting Materials

Intent: Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous or potentially irritating to provide installer and occupant health and comfort.

Requirement: Adhesives and coatings must meet or exceed specific VOC limits.

Contribution: Natural Cork uses adhesives and coatings that emit no VOC�s.

Intent: Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, potentially irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants.