Flooring

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Flooring includes products used as a floor covering. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) and water use associated with flooring products.

Carbon Footprint[edit]

Global Warming Potential of Flooring
Product Total (kg CO2e) Materials (kg CO2e) Production (kg CO2e) Usage (kg CO2e) End-of-life (kg CO2e)
Armstrong Biobased Tile (1 m²) 6.22 3.54 1.93 0.61 0.14
Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 8.08 5.57 2.04 0.41 0.06
Armstrong Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 11.14 6.54 3.93 0.61 0.06
Armstrong Linoleum (1 m²) 5.97 0.98 4.36 0.57 0.05
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Tile (1 m²) 10.47 6.92 3.03 0.4 0.12
Armstrong Vinyl Composition Tile (1 m²) 7 3.25 3.03 0.6 0.12


Water Use[edit]

Flooring water use
Product Total (L) Materials (L) Production (L) Usage (L) End-of-life (L)
Armstrong Biobased Tile (1 m²) 1405 791 407 138 69
Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 2947 2250 574 94 29
Armstrong Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 6337 1566 4588 148 35
Armstrong Linoleum (1 m²) 3977 1999 1810 140 28
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Tile (1 m²) 2766 722 1893 92 59
Armstrong Vinyl Composition Tile (1 m²) 1778 579 998 136 65