Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet

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Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:8.08 kg CO₂e
8,080 gCO₂e
 • Materials:5.57 kg CO₂e
5,570 gCO₂e
 • Production:2.04 kg CO₂e
2,040 gCO₂e
 • Usage:0.41 kg CO₂e
410 gCO₂e
 • End of Life:0.06 kg CO₂e
60 gCO₂e
Material Use
limestoneglass fibers
polyethylene terephthalatepolyvinyl chloride
dioctyl terephthalatebarium salt
pigment
Water Use
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:2947 L
778.008 USgal
 • Materials:2250 L
594 USgal
 • Production:574 L
151.536 USgal
 • Usage:94 L
24.816 USgal
 • End of Life:29 L
7.656 USgal
Source: ASTM International[1]

Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet is a flooring product with multiple layers. The carbon footprint or global warming potential of the product is 8.08 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 1 m² for 1 year. It is responsible for 2947 liters of water use.

The product environmental impact information comes from an environmental product declaration published by ASTM International.[1]

Materials

Materials used to produce the product include limestone, glass fibers, polyethylene terephthalate, polyvinyl chloride, dioctyl terephthalate, barium salt and pigment. Producing and acquiring these raw materials is responsible for 2250 liters of water use and 5.57 kg of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.



Other products

The table below lists products in the flooring category with the lowest total GHG emissions.

Carbon footprints of similar products
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Armstrong Linoleum (1 m²) 5.97
Armstrong Biobased Tile (1 m²) 6.22
Armstrong Vinyl Composition Tile (1 m²) 7
Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 8.08

See also

  • Flooring - comparison of the environmental impact of flooring products.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet Environmental Product Declaration. ASTM International, 11 December 2014. Web.