Armstrong Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet

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Armstrong Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:11.14 kg CO₂e
11,140 gCO₂e
 • Materials:6.54 kg CO₂e
6,540 gCO₂e
 • Production:3.93 kg CO₂e
3,930 gCO₂e
 • Usage:0.61 kg CO₂e
610 gCO₂e
 • End of Life:0.06 kg CO₂e
60 gCO₂e
Material Use
limestonepolyvinyl chloride
DINCHepoxidized soybean oil
calcium based stabilizertitanium dioxide
pigments
Water Use
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:6337 L
1,672.968 USgal
 • Materials:1566 L
413.424 USgal
 • Production:4588 L
1,211.232 USgal
 • Usage:148 L
39.072 USgal
 • End of Life:35 L
9.24 USgal
Source: ASTM International[1]

Armstrong Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet is a flooring product with a uniform structure and composition. The global warming potential or carbon footprint of the product is 11.14 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 1 m² for 1 year. It is responsible for 6337 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, polyvinyl chloride, DINCH, epoxidized soybean oil, calcium based stabilizer, titanium dioxide and pigments. Producing and acquiring these raw materials is responsible for 1566 liters of water use and 6.54 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 Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet Environmental Product Declaration. ASTM International, 30 October 2014. Web.