Six Pillars of Sustainability

Sustainable flooring addresses the three lenses of sustainability: Social (people), Environmental (planet) and Economic (profit) over a product’s life cycle. The economic component is usually driven by a customer budget; however, the social and environmental aspects are addressed when considering the six pillars of sustainable flooring, as shown below.

 

Acoustics

Good room acoustics is a key contributor to work performance and well-being in the workplace. Learn more about Acoustics: 

Beauty & Biophilia

Humans have an innate desire to be with nature and surrounded by beauty. Learn more about Biophilia: 

Lighting

Daylight can potentially improve vision and sleep quality and reduce symptoms of myopia, eye strain, headache, and depression. Learn more about Light Reflectivity: 

Air Quality

Good air quality can help to prevent building-related illnesses such as asthma, fatigue, irritation, and headache. Learn more about Air Quality: 

 Life Cycle Thinking

Life cycling thinking provides a holistic approach to understanding sustainability impacts. Learn more about Life Cycle Thinking: 

Safety

A safe environment is fundamental to our ability to thrive. Learn more about our commitment to Safety: 

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