Flooring for A Healthy Planet
Environmentally Friendly Flooring – St. Paul
DURO-DESIGN CORK FLOORING
Cork is the ultimate green flooring material. Cork is a completely renewable resource harvested as bark from living cork trees, never harmed by the harvest.
Duro-Design cork is a sustainable, natural material that creates beauty and offers limitless possibilities to forward-thinking architects and interior designers with a creative and innovative eye. Duro-Design’s advanced coating technology gives cork a highly resistant and long-lasting protective shield delivering performance qualities equal or superior to hardwood, necessary for high traffic environments. The density of Duro-Design is cork is at least 500kg/m3, which gives it exceptional indentation recovery from high heels and the weight of heavy objects. Specially engineered for the resilience and buoyancy of cork, Duro-Design four-coat, on-site MP765 two-component, water-based urethane is the ultimate finishing system. The water-based urethane is fast drying and almost negligible of VOC contents. It is available in 54 colors.
Scratch, Stain and Dent Resistance. Linoleum is made from all natural materials. As long as the sun shines and the rain falls, Linoleum can be produced. The natural raw materials used to create Linoleum are available in abundance. They include linseed oil, rosin, wood flour, cork flour, limestone, pigments, and jute. These raw materials are harvested or extracted with relatively little energy consumption. The main energy resource for the process is the sun. The plants and trees that supply linoleum’s raw materials also contribute to the production of oxygen and the subsequent reduction of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, thus reducing the number of greenhouse gasses present in the atmosphere. Linoleum floors generally last from 25 to 40 years, after which they can be easily recycled.
Naturally beautiful, durable, sustainable and healthy! Forbo Marmoleum floors are associated with sustainability, durability, high quality and innovative design. Our Marmoleum range includes solutions for virtually any type of application. Discover the versatile world of Marmoleum with over 300 colors and 9 different structures to choose from, available in sheet and tile formats. From how they’re made to how they perform, Forbo makes truly sustainable floors that are good for people, good for buildings and good for the environment.