Environmental Specification Builder (ESB) Platform
 
    
Product : BioSpec MD
Environmental Specifications
Technologies
Adhesives Meets VOC content limit of SCAQMD Rule #1168.
Quantum Guard HP Quantum Guard HP wearlayer can eliminate the need for harsh cleaning agents, strippers and polishes. Quantum Guard HP's proven performance keeps product on the floor longer - one of the most significant ways to lessen the environmental impact.
BioSpec MD BioSpec MD contains 5% post-consumer recycled content and is third party certified as environmentally preferable achieving NSF/ANSI 332 Gold. Our VCT n2 VCT program has diverted millions of pounds of VCT from America's landfills, recycling it into our post-consumer content BioSpec MD. Committed to domestic manufacturing, Mannington Commercial is the only source for US manufacturing of homogeneous sheet products.
 
Manufacturing
ISO 14001 Facilities ISO 14001 environmental management systems specifically monitor actions that may affect the environment, to ensure that they are understood, controlled and checked. The result is a highly organized and structured approach that ensures efficient, effective management and continual improvement of our environmental systems.
ISO 9001 Our Quality Management System (QMS) is third party certified to ISO 9001. The result is a highly organized and structured approach that ensures the efficient, effective management and continual improvement of our quality systems.
 
Actions
Department of Energy Better Plants Partner Energy is a critical resource for our company and to our country. Mannington has set an ambitious goal to increase our energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Over the next ten years, we will reduce our energy intensity by 25%. We have partnered with the US Dept of Energy and are now nationally recognized as a Better Plants Partner.
 
Certifications
NSF/ANSI-332 NSF/ANSI-332 (Sustainability Assessment for Resilient Flooring) is a U. S. national ANSI standard for the production of sustainable commercial resilient flooring. This standard addresses environmental performance and sustainability attributes of products and provides a means to track incremental changes to the products' sustainability profile.
FloorScore Meets FloorScore certification for VOC emissions. Product testing is verified by SCS who examines all VOC emission test reports for compliance with CHPS 1350 and conducts periodic manufacturing plant inspections to review product formulas, processing and quality control.
 
Affiliations
U.S. Green Building Council USGBC is the nation's foremost coalition promoting high performance green buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC developed the LEED rating system as a voluntary, consensus-based national standard to support and validate successful green building design. Mannington has been an active member of USGBC since 1998.
CHPS 01350 Approved as CHPS compliant. Special Environmental Requirements work includes environmental, sustainable, and “green” building practices related to energy conservation and efficiency, indoor air quality, and resource efficiency.
Green Globes (GBI) The Green Building Initiative owns the license for Green Globes. GBI is an accredited standards developer under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Green Globes is an official ANSI standard and is a revolutionary building environmental design and management tool. It delivers an online assessment protocol, rating system and guidance for green building design, operation and management.
 
Recycled Content
VCT n2 VCT Our LOOP reclamation program takes post-consumer Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT) and recycles it into new VCT and Premium Tile products thus diverting this waste stream from landfills.
 
LEED Contributions LEED-NC LEED-EB LEED-CI
MR Credit 2 - Construction Waste Management



MR Credit 4 - Recycled Content



MR Credit 5 - Regional Materials



IEQ Credit 4.1 - Low-Emitting Adhesives



IEQ Credit 4.3 - Low-Emitting Materials Flooring



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