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CLEANER & GREENER

Consumers have a lot more choices now than a few years ago, but partly because sustainable flooring has evolved so quickly, selecting the best types for your business and home and getting them installed properly can prove challenging.

Benefits

Green Flooring has many sustainable benefits.   Not only can it keep previously used flooring product out of a landfill, it can also reduce pollution during manufacturing and help improve indoor air quality. 

Today’s sustainable flooring can be subtle, practical and reasonably priced.

 

Almost all manufacturers offer eco friendly solutions, whether through technological advances in traditional flooring products or the more tried and true products like bamboo and cork.

ENVIRONMENTAL

• Enhance & protect biodiversity & ecosystems

• Improve air and water quality

• Reduce waste streams

• Conserve and restore natural resources

ECONOMIC

• Reduce operating costs

• Create, expand, and shape markets for green product and services

 

• Improve occupant productivity

 

• Optimize life-cycle economic performance

SOCIAL

• Enhance occupant comfort and health

• Heighten aesthetic qualities

 

• Minimize strain on local infrastructure

 

• Improve overall quality of life

Reclamation

Music City Floors promotes sustainable business practices throughout its organization by taking a holistic approach to the environment and our goal of sustainability. Our membership in the Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance gives us access to the Ecollect™ program, which helps everyone involved with a flooring project achieve a more sustainable solution.

Methods to reduce and eliminate waste and other non-value added processes that impact our environment are considered throughout all projects. First, by selecting products from responsible manufacturers who create sustainable products and mandate environmentally responsible manufacturing practices. Second, partnering with key manufacturers allows us the ability to offer the widest range of environmentally responsible products. These relationships allow us to participate in the product design process and evaluate the environmental impact of products beyond manufacturing.

LEED® Certification

The LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ is a voluntary, consensus-based standard to support and certify successful green building design, construction and operations.

 

LEED is transforming the marketplace by providing a nationally recognized certification system to promote integrated, whole-building design practices in the building industry. The system is based on achieving a certain amount of point, which are allocated for deign choices defined with the standard. Flooring products and installation materials can contribute to earning points in two of the five LEED categories. The experts at Music City Floors will help you to find the right flooring products and services that will help give your building the LEED score you are looking for.

LEED is a third-party certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings' performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

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