BACKGROUNDProduct image • Product description • Contact information
Model or ID numbers: PB05, PB06, PB07, PB08, PC34
MasterFormat Number(s): 09 30 00, 09 30 00
PRODUCT DETAILS2.1 SUSTAINABLE STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS • 2.2 SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA • 2.3 SUSTAINABLE COMPOSITION OF PRODUCT
2.1 SUSTAINABLE STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS
|CERTIFICATION NAME||Certifying Organization||Level||Certification Number||Activation Date||Length of Term|
|GREENGUARD||GEI||Children & Schools||S10Ti90051||2007-11-01||24 months|
2.2 SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
Porcelain tiles are extremely durable. Properly installed and maintained, a porcelain floor should last as long as the building in which they are installed.
2.3 SUSTAINABLE COMPOSITION OF PRODUCT
|List the primary materials in a representative sample of the reported product. (List actual material - not trade name)|
|Does the product contain any California Proposition 65 chemicals?||Yes No|
|Does the product contain any Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic pollutants (PBTs) as listed on the EPA Priority PBT List?||Yes No|
|Is the MSDS and/or a list of toxics available on company website?||Yes No|
|Does the product contain any recycled content material?||Yes No|
|Does the product contain any rapidly renewable materials?||Yes No|
|Does the product consist of essentially a salvaged, refurbished, or reused material?||Yes No|
PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE3.1 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS • Manufacturer Comments • 3.2 Material Extraction and Transportation • 3.3 MANUFACTURING • 3.4 CONSTRUCTION • 3.5 FACILITY OPERATIONS • 3.6 DECONSTRUCTION / RECYCLING PHASE
3.1 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS
|Has this product, or any product in the product category, gone through a life cycle assessment (LCA)?||Yes No|
3.2 Material Extraction and Transportation
|Raw materials or components are too numerous, are sourced from too wide a region, or are too dispersed for a meaningful answer.||Yes No|
|What is the company's specified goal for reducing solid waste?|
What steps has the company taken to reduce solid-waste created from the manufacturing process?
Donations of ‘scrap” products to Mountain Resources, a charitable organization that works with families in Appalachia. This has saved both disposal costs and landfill space.
What is the percent reduction achieved by unit of product over the specified period?
Enter Base year for period.
Enter Reporting year for period.
|Shipping and Packing Materials (select all that apply for each)|
|Has the company reduced the amount of packaging required?||Yes No|
|Are there programs in place to reduce environmental impacts of packaging?||Yes No|
If yes, please describe program and results.
|Does the design of this product include features that reduce amount of excess material/overage required at installation?||Yes No|
|Accessories: Identify accessory items (adhesives, fasteners, tapes, etc.) required to install product and describe in the comment field any impact on the sustainable performance of the product.|
Thin set mortar
|Final Cleaning: Do recommended final cleaning materials emit any known airborne toxins or VOCs?||Yes No|
3.5 FACILITY OPERATIONS
|What is the expected lifespan of the product?|
|What is the maximum length of manufacturer's warranty?|
|Does the product have an extended life, based on improved durability as defined by ISO 14021?||Yes No|
|Recommended frequency of regularly scheduled cleaning|
|Interior Products: Do recommended cleaning materials meet GreenSeal GS-37?||Yes No|
|Smooth Surface Flooring: Does the product require waxing or polishing to maintain its appearance?||Yes No|
|If yes, do recommended floor waxes, polishes and strippers meet GreenSeal GS-40 Standard?|
3.6 DECONSTRUCTION / RECYCLING PHASE
|Is there a maintenance/replacement agreement?||Yes No|
|Is there a buy-back or take-back program for products at end-of-life?||Yes No|
|If yes, is there a cost to the customer?|
|Is the entire product reusable?||Yes No|
|If yes to either of the above, do installation techniques allow it to be easily removed/disassembled without damage?||Yes No|
|Is the product currently being recycled into another product?||Yes No|
|Is product 100% biodegradable?||Yes No|
|Is product 100% compostable?||Yes No|
|Does product require disposal in a landfill?||Yes No|
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION4.1 Stewardship • 4.2 Transparency of Information • Manufacturer Comments
|Are any of the company's buildings/sites certified under a green building rating system?||Yes No|
|Are there other environmental groups that also list the product(s)?|
|Is this product GreenSpec listed?||Yes No|
|Does the company participate in any voluntary programs to reduce environmental impact of the listed product(s)?||Yes No|
4.2 Transparency of Information
|Is the environmental information reported in this form available on the website?||Yes No|
|Does the company have an environmental policy or sustainability plan available on its website?||Yes No|
|Does the company produce a corporate sustainability report for public review?||Yes No|
|Ingredients or materials that comprise the product are fully disclosed on product packaging or in materials accompanying the product||Yes No|
Florida Tile has a leadership role in the Tile Council of North America’s (TCNA) Green Initiative Committee.
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