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Certified Resilient Flooring

Sustainability Certification Under NSF/ANSI 332

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NSF/ANSI 332 is a voluntary, multi-attribute standard that evaluates the environmental and social impacts of resilient flooring products. Manufacturers can build on their FloorScore certification and meet their sustainability goals while also contributing to LEED v4 credits as well as meeting EPA ecolabel and GSA procurement requirements.

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As the exclusive certification body for FloorScore, SCS has unrivaled experience in the flooring industry. Manufacturers are able to work with the same audit team each year, which provides continuity and a streamlined approach to achieving and maintaining multiple certifications. SCS also provides marketing support upon certification to help manufacturers promote their product achievements.

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Eligible Products

Products eligible for certification include, but are not limited to: vinyl tile, vinyl composition tile, sheet vinyl, rubber, polymeric, laminate and linoleum flooring products in which the wearing surface is non-textile. Also included are flooring accessories such as wall base, moldings, and stair treads. The standard is applicable to products manufactured in one facility or multiple facilities, and in one country or multiple countries.

NSF/ANSI 332 Criteria

Qualification for certification under the NSF/ANSI 332 standard for resilient flooring requires conformance with criteria under six categories:

  • Product Design
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Long-term Value
  • End-of-Life Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Innovation

Points earned under each of these categories determine the level of certification earned:

  • Conformant - Basic certification level
  • Silver - Second tier of certification
  • Gold - Third Tier certification, moving toward best practices
  • Platinum - Highest level of performance recognized

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