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Floor Tiles

Last Updated: 09/30/19 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Products, other than carpet products, that are designed for use as the top layer on a floor. Examples are bamboo, hardwood, and cork tiles.

Product Details
  • Federal agencies are required to purchase products as designated or specified under this program
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Procurement Info

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Life Cycle Cost Savings

To calculate life cycle cost savings, explore these tools:

  • NIST’s BEES Online v2.0 offers detailed environmental lifecycle analyses. Life cycle costing is available as an option. It is recommended that users have some experience with life cycle analysis in order to answer the tool’s questions.
Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Additional Guidance

For products such as floor tiles, the applicable Guiding Principle for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings depends on what characteristics are included in the product. If it has recycled content it would be GP 5, if it is low-emitting it would be GP 4, if it's both, it would be included in both. "Low emitting" would be any product that has a low emissions or low VOC standard.

Flooring that meets the UL2818 GreenGuard standard may be available from contractors on the following GSA Multiple Award Schedules:

  • Schedule 51V SINs 105 001 and 105 002
  • Schedule 56 SIN 563 6
  • Schedule 72 SINs 31 402, 31 601 and 31 602

Floor Tiles that meet the NSF 332 standard may be available from the following GSA Multiple Award Schedules:

  • Schedule 72
  • Schedule 56 SIN 563 29
Potential LEED Contributions

This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) categories. This includes the specialty areas of: New Construction and Major Renovation, Existing Buildings, Core & Shell, Schools, Retail, Data Centers, Warehouse and Distribution Centers, Hospitality, and Healthcare. Specific credits are:

  • Indoor Environmental Quality - Low-Emitting Materials
  • Materials & Resources - Building Product Disclosure & Optimization
    • Environmental Product Declarations
    • Sourcing of Raw Materials
    • Material Ingredients

* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.