Sugar Beets Lead a Sustainable Flooring Revolution | sustainable flooring

Sugar Beets Lead a Sustainable Flooring RevolutionPosted: May 2012 Posted by: Mats Inc.

Sugar Beet

Debolon Resilient Flooring News – In a revolutionary technological development, Debolon R&D engineers replaced phthalate plasticizers with domestic German sugar beets (citric acid esters) as a natural, sustainable softener. This advancement has been incorporated into all of the Debolon Collections; Compact, Comfort, Spezial and Rx™.

Durable, hygienic and beautiful, Debolon is Floorscore® certified, fully recyclable, resilient vinyl flooring manufactured with water based inks and no heavy metals in an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified facility. Vibrant colors and authentic looking wood tones combine with durability and application-specific features to provide sustainable solutions for patient rooms, waiting areas, medical offices, corridors, schools, daycare facilities, senior care centers and more.

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Maintenance requirements are simple and will not negatively impact indoor air quality, energy consumption or facility costs. Debolon does not require waxing, buffing, or stripping. There is no need to apply any type of floor finishes or waxes.

“This latest advancement with Debolon allows us to offer the design community an incredibly sustainable flooring solution for nearly any healthcare application, while providing the highest quality and unparalleled performance for which Debolon is already known,” said Rich Ruhlin, Vice President of Healthcare Development at Mats Inc.

“By reengineering the material to utilize sugar beets, a rapidly renewable resource, Debolon is transforming the industry.”

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Categories: Architect & Designer News, Dealer News, Sustainability, Healthcare Flooring

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