Tandus Publishes EPDs on Ethos Cushion
Dalton, GA, Aug. 22, 2012 -- Tandus Flooring said it has published Environmental Product Declarations for its ethos Modular and Powerbond ethos cushion under the new Product Category Rules for flooring recently issued by NSF International.
Tandus said it is currently is working on additional EPDs that could launch soon, resulting in approximately 95% of the company’s U.S. products having EPDs.
An EPD provides Life Cycle Assessment results and other relevant product information in a fact-based, comprehensive report.
“We were the first in the industry to acquire third party certification for our environmental claims,” said Lynn Preston, technical environmental manager for Tandus.
“Publishing the EPDs was the natural next step in the process of ensuring complete transparency in our environmentally responsible practices.”