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Sika resin flooring systems achieve A+ Green Guide Rating

  • 28 Oct 2015

Two Sika ComfortFloor systems have become the first resin flooring systems to achieve a manufacturer-specific BRE Green Guide Rating, attaining the highest achievable rating.

The BRE Green Guide to Specification allows users to determine the environmental performance of a wide range of construction products with a simplified A+ to E ratings system, based on Life Cycle Assessment data.

The guide enables specifiers to consider comparable systems that will reduce the environmental impact of their buildings.

After an extensive evaluation process, the Sikafloor PS23 and PS24 systems achieved the top A+ rating, following a visit from a BRE representative to Sika’s two manufacturing sites in Deventer, Netherlands and Stuttgart, Germany to verify the information provided by Sika.corpfloor_comfort_carglass01

The Sika ComfortFloor system are the first in the resin flooring industry to achieve an A+ Green Guide rating.

Dr. Sarah Peake, Product Sustainability Manager, said: “Environmental responsibility is a key consideration for Sika.  As such we strongly believe in the holistic approach to sustainability and therefore encourage the use of a full system approach rather than stand-alone assessments of individual products.  

As the first resin flooring system to achieve an A+ rating this marks an important development for Sika and the resin flooring industry.”

In addition to characterising the environmental performance of products, Green Guide ratings can be used to gain points in the Materials section of BRE’s Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), which sets the standard for sustainable building design, construction and operation.

The A+ rating for Sika ComfortFloor will help design teams achieve the highest BREEAM score possible for all project types, in turn minimising the environmental impact of any building.

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