Armstrong Linoleum

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Armstrong Linoleum
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:5.97 kg CO₂e
5,970 gCO₂e
 • Materials:0.98 kg CO₂e
980 gCO₂e
 • Production:4.36 kg CO₂e
4,360 gCO₂e
 • Usage:0.57 kg CO₂e
570 gCO₂e
 • End of Life:0.05 kg CO₂e
50 gCO₂e
Material Use
lineseed oilwood
cork dustlimestone
jutealuminum hydroxide
tree resintitanium dioxide
pigments
Water Use
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:3977 L
1,049.928 USgal
 • Materials:1999 L
527.736 USgal
 • Production:1810 L
477.84 USgal
 • Usage:140 L
36.96 USgal
 • End of Life:28 L
7.392 USgal
Source: ASTM International[1]

Armstrong Linoleum is a type of linoleum flooring product. The global warming potential or carbon footprint of the product is 5.97 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 1 m² for 1 year. It is responsible for 3977 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 lineseed oil, wood, cork dust, limestone, jute, aluminum hydroxide, tree resin, titanium dioxide and pigments. Producing and acquiring these raw materials is responsible for 1999 liters of water use and 0.98 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 Linoleum Environmental Product Declaration. ASTM International, 14 May 2014. Web.