Here in the USA, some of you might not have heard of Upofloor – but the odds are that if you are in any way familiar with high quality green commercial flooring and non-pvc flooring products, you are already familiar with their products. This dichotomy can be explained by the fact that even though the company has been around since the mid-1950’s, for the past 8-10 years Upofloor has been private-labeling their products for sale in the US markets. What this means is that you might have been working with Upofloor flooring products and not even known it!
Here at GreenSource, we are proud to represent three phenomenal resilient green commercial flooring product lines manufactured by Upofloor. The Upofloor Quartz line of commercial floor solutions. Available in an extremely wide variety of colors, designs and patterns, these tiles boast FloorScore certification, 15 year warranties, as well as a rating of > 30% recycled content. Made out of compressed quartz, and consisting mainly of all-natural materials, the Quartz line of flooring tiles bring low maintenance costs together with ease-of-installation and timeless appeal to the eye of the beholder. If you want a floor that can handle large amounts of traffic and still look great at the end of the day, Upofloor Quartz may be the flooring line for you!
Upofloor Xpression is a wonderful line of PVC and plasticizer free luxury tiles and planks that are developed with the continuing health of both people and the planet in mind. FloorScore certified as a Very Low Emitting Material, these products nonetheless come with a warranty of up to 15 years – all this while still being able to withstand pressures of up to 2000 PSI! The tiles mimic the look of stone designs, while wooden patters adorn the planks, ensuring that no matter the look you are going for, Upofloor has a non-PVC flooring product that is sure to match whatever design you have in mind.
Another non-PVC flooring option is the Upofloor Zero contract sheet flooring product family. A truly unique alternative when it comes to commercial flooring, the Zero line boasts excellent durability backed by a 15 year warranty, as well as an assurance of easy installation no matter the location. The unique and extremely flexible construction is welded together at the seams with the PVC-free welding rod, allowing it to match any shape, any design, all the time. Available in many styles and colors, it can be used to make even your most unique floor design a reality. Zero doesn’t just stand for zero PVC’s and plasticizers, it also stands for zero production waste – as 100% of all production waste is recycled back into the product.
So what are the advantages of green commercial flooring products manufactured to be free of PVC’s and plasticizers? In short, the answer is that there are many – and most are tied to environmental responsibility as well as continued public health. Being free of PVC’s and plasticizers means that these flooring products have a clean composition that actually promotes an environment of cleaner, purer air in public spaces, as well as in places where higher air quality requirements are desired – if not mandated. Examples of the latter example include day care centers, hospitals, and schools – places where promoting purer air is promoting better health and well-being for everyone involved.
Click here to learn more about non-PVC flooring solutions from Upofloor, brought to you by GreenSource Solutions, your trusted source for all of your green commercial flooring needs!