Manufacturers of hardwood floors in the 21st century use third-party U.S. independent testing agencies to verify compliance with air quality control and other areas related to responsible forestry. Some common certifications are: Stewardship Council (FSC), FloorScore, Cradle to Cradle, GreenGuard, and NWFA verified.
MarmoleumMarmoleum is a natural product made primarily from renewable resources, including linseed oil, wood flour, and pine rosins. Some styles clicks together for an easy, glueless installation. Marmoleum is ideal for people with allergies and asthma and has been awarded the “asthma & allergy friendly” certification mark. This product comes in a variety of shades from natural hues to bright, primary colors. The tiles and planks can be combined to make unique patterns. Marmoleum is also manufactured in sheets for glue down application. Samples of the different styles can be viewed in our showroom.
How carpet has become greenCarpet manufactures are now required to add an assessment of $.25 per square yard of carpet sold as defined by California Assembly Bill #2398. The revenue collected helps to fund improvements in landfill diversion and recycling of post consumer carpet.
Green Label Plus designation meet or exceed California’s indoor quality standards for low-emitting products used in residential as well as commercial setting such as schools and office buildings
All carpeting manufactures are committed to sustainability.
Some of the various ways to accomplish this is threw using solar power, using less water in the color dying process, using recycled product for carpet backing and padding.