Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Tile

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Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Tile
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:10.47 kg CO₂e
10,470 gCO₂e
 • Materials:6.92 kg CO₂e
6,920 gCO₂e
 • Production:3.03 kg CO₂e
3,030 gCO₂e
 • Usage:0.4 kg CO₂e
400 gCO₂e
 • End of Life:0.12 kg CO₂e
120 gCO₂e
Material Use
limestonepolyvinyl chloride
dioctyl terephthalaterigid vinyl films
Water Use
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:2766 L
730.224 USgal
 • Materials:722 L
190.608 USgal
 • Production:1893 L
499.752 USgal
 • Usage:92 L
24.288 USgal
 • End of Life:59 L
15.576 USgal
Source: ASTM International[1]

Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Tile includes Armstrong Parallel 20, Parallel 12, and Natural Creations flooring products. The carbon footprint or global warming potential of the product is 10.47 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 1 m² for 1 year. It is responsible for 2766 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, dioctyl terephthalate and rigid vinyl films. Producing and acquiring these raw materials is responsible for 722 liters of water use and 6.92 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 Luxury Vinyl Tile Environmental Product Declaration. ASTM International, 14 August 2014. Web.