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Rubber Flooring


Rubber flooring is made from any variety of synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber. Formats include rubber tiles, sheet goods or fluid applied material that are designed to be installed as a permanent flooring solution in a commercial setting.


O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified.

End of Life Tips

  • For materials that are well worn or damaged, recycling is the next best option. Contact the flooring manufacturer for recycling information, or visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: For credit achievement calculation, products sourced (extracted, manufactured, purchased) within 100 miles (160 km) of the project site are valued at 200% of their base contributing cost.
    • BD+C and ID+C MR: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredients
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation
  • Construction Waste: Recycle and/or salvage a minimum of 50% of nonhazardous construction and demolition debris.
    • BD+C and ID+C MR: Construction and Demolition Waste Management
  • Sealants: Must meet the volatile organic compound (VOC) requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1168.
    • BD+C and ID+C EQ: Low-Emitting Materials
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation