🌿 Eco By Design
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.