30 Sep '13, 4am

Vinyl Group Touts Environmental Data:

Posted by Bill Freeman on Sep 27, 2013, 04:31 PM First, we would like to thank Building Green for congratulating the resilient flooring industry on spending almost two years and a large financial investment to provide transparency in resilient flooring materials, a subject which EBN has promoted for several years. As correctly pointed out in the January 2012 EBN article entitled "The Product Transparency Movement' EPDs are data-driven and focus solely on environmental impacts. The resilient flooring EPDs follow the PCR for flooring materials published by NSF in 2012. It is also important to set the record straight about the persistent misconception that "lead" is a common material used in resilient flooring. It has been a very long time since these RFCI member companies included lead in their flooring products - and THERE IS NO LEAD OR OTHER HEAVY METALS included in the pr...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2013/9/18/V...

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