Quick Step-Eco-Friendly/Sustainable Floors

Quick.Step Eco Friendly- Sustainable Floors

 

Laminate Eco Friendly Sustainable Floors

Environmental Responsibility

 

Quick.Step makes sure that all of their products are safe for the environment as well as your home and family.

Quick Step is made with families in mind that will live with the flooring. Because of that, we ensure that our products are completely safe. Many questions arose recently about the safety of laminate and wood flooring after the latest 60 Minute report that was related to flooring being sourced from China by a national retailer. We want to answer these questions as they relate to Quick Step laminate and Q-Wood flooring commodities. For more information, please visit woodwudy.com.

 

  1. IS THE WOOD AND LAMINATE FLOORS THAT QUICK STEP SELLS IN THE U.S. TESTED?

Every single laminate and engineered wood flooring that is produced and distributed by Quick Step and Q-Wood has been examined following the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) 93120 Title 17, California Code of Regulations, and satisfies the CARB Phase 2 regulations.

 

  1. WHAT IS THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB) AND ITS IMPORTANCE?

The California Air Resources Board is an organization that monitors anything that deals with air quality in California. It is made up of leaders in numerous fields that relate to air quality and considered to be at the foremost of air quality for our country.

 

  1. WHAT IS THE CARB STANDARD FOR AIR QUALITY?

California has made a standard and started using it in 2008 to lower the formaldehyde emissions from composite wood commodities and finished products that have composite wood commodities that are utilized, sold, supplied, for sale, or made for sale in California. Even though formaldehyde does happening naturally in every wood, elevated levels are thought to be dangerous for people when resins and adhesives have the elevated levels of formaldehyde are utilized to make laminate core board and plywood for engineered wood floors. If you need more information on CARB, visit www.arb.ca.gov.

 

 

  1. HOW WERE THESE PRODUCTS TESTED?

Every one of Quick Step’s laminate core board and engineered wood plywood production locations and suppliers were checked and samples picked with no particular order to be examined by an independent Third Party Certifier approved by CARB. Established upon the results by independent Third Party Certifiers, every one of Quick Step laminate flooring and engineered wood flooring is Phase 2 as explained by CARB’s ATCM 93120 and goes along with the law. Quick Step frequently makes sure that all certification is up to date and that every CARB standards are satisfied.

 

WE SHARE THIS PLANET.

We are extremely serious about our expectations and still make sure that we fall in line with every regulatory conditions along with our own stringent environmental conditions. Your pleasure and well-being is our top concern and we continually work toward keeping elevated requirements for all our commodities.

 

 

 

QUICK STEP HAS ALWAYS BEEN A GREEN CHOICE

We continually search for innovative ways to reclaim, lower, renew, and get back every step of the production method.

  • Our American manufactured laminate boards are created with 74% preconsumer reclaimed wood fibers and chips from sustainable sources. No exotic trees are reaped to make our alluring exotic floors.
  • Instead of being taken to the dump, turned away commodities are worked into our chipboard factory or used again by third-party manufacturers.
  • The locking system that we own stops the introduction of VOCs that are usually related to installation glues. Also, every one of Quick Step floors goes along with California 93120 Phase 2 for formaldehyde emissions and satisfy every CARB (California Air Resource Board) standards.
  • Whenever its time for a change, you simply unclick, take away, and reuse our floors in a different area or donate them to someone in need.

 

NALFA CERTIFIED

We gained the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) verification seal by completing a variety of strict examines made to check our floors’ performance, durability, strength, and quality. You can rest knowing that you are receiving the top quality the industry has to offer. If you need more information, contact Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring.

 

FLOORSCORE CERTIFIED

“Peace of Mind”

Quick-Step flooring has gained FloorScore verification for interior air quality by completing the strictest examine in the globe. Every one of Quick-Step commodities are officially FloorScore verified, so that families can rest knowing that the commodity they brought into their home satisfies the toughest interior air quality requirements. Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring has more information for those interested.

 

WE KNOW THE SCORE.

Every one of our laminate and engineered wood commodities have been examined by a separate laboratory and give FloorScore certification because of the CDPH Standard Method v1.1. In other words, Quick Step commodities will not give off any hazardous VOC’s in any living spaces and are acknowledged as satisfying for the following requirements:

  • CALGreen, CA Code of Regulations Title 24, Part II, 2012
  • USGBC LEED CI, NC, Schools, Healthcare, 2009
  • USGBC LEED Version 4, BD&C, ID&C, 2013
  • Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS), National Core Criteria, 2013

ANSI/GBI 01-2010, Green Building Assessment Protocol

 

LVT-Eco Friendly-Sustainable Floors

 

SAFE AT HOME

Quick.Step makes sure that all of their products are safe for the environment as well as your home and family.

Quick Step Luxury Vinyl Flooring is created with the families in mind that will live with them, not just for the houses and because of that we make sure they are safe for people. We create our Luxury Vinyl Flooring with 100% virgin vinyl in order to make sure hazardous chemicals, heavy metals, and other potentially harmful components are not reclaimed into your floor. Also, they are free of ortho-phthalate, are a low-VOC emitting commodity and have the FloorScore verification. Since they are put down without adhesive, you do not have VOCs affiliated with glues in your house. You can trust that your Quick Step Luxury Vinyl Flooring satisfies the interior air quality emissions criteria of LEED and other healthy building programs. For more information, contact Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring.

WE SHARE THIS PLANET

We are serious about our expectations so we constantly make sure that we go along with every regulatory conditions and our own stringent environmental standards. Your pleasure and well-being is our top concern and we constantly aim to keep top standards for all our commodities. If you need more information, visit woodwudy.com.

 

FLOORSCORE

Quick Step Luxury Vinyl Flooring has obtained the FloorScore verification for interior air quality by completing some of the strictest examines in the globe. FloorScore examines along with CHPS Section 01350, which was founded by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The U.S. GreenBuilding Council acknowledges FloorScore verified commodities as going along with LEED Green Building Rating Systems for releasing low materials. Customers who need more information please contact Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring.

WE KNOW THE SCORE.

Every one of our laminate, engineered hardwood and luxury vinyl flooring has been examined by a stand alone laboratory and given the FloorScore certification because of the CDPH Standard Method v1.1. Quick Step commodities are ortho-phthalate free and made with 100% virgin vinyl so that no hazardous components, heavy metals, and other potentially harmful content are reclaimed in your floor. For more information, visit woodwudy.com.

 

Made in Belgium

Our newest, vertically-integrated production facility lets our team of in-house experts to watch every point of the production method. We utilize only the best quality materials and completely examine our flooring to make sure it satisfies industry standards as well as our own requirements.

 

Hardwood Eco Friendly Sustainable Floors

 

Greenworks

Q-Wood Flooring provides a simple way for customers to do their part environmentally when they pick this collection for their new flooring. Other brands may speak of being green, Q-Wood puts their words into action by leading environmentally in every single step of the procedure. They continually search for new methods to recycle, lower, reuse, recover, and renew by picking renewable resources to stop any extra urea-formaldehyde. Customers can trust their new Q-Wood hardwood floors to be both alluring in their houses and to protect the environment around them. For more information, go to woodwudy.com.

 

Lacey Act

The Q-Wood brand is a leader in the industry and takes the Lacey Act extremely serious. They stick to the conditions of the expanded Lacy Act so that customers can rest assured they are getting floors that comply with the strictest wood sourcing standards. Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring has more information for those who are interested.

 

Purebond

Their construction method has patented Purebond Technology. Purebond is a new method replacing urea-formaldehyde which was utilized in the past in the construction of composite wood commodities. Since they use Purebond Technology, they have stopped formaldehyde emissions related with UF adhesives in their hardwood floors. This means that formaldehyde emissions are reduced for improved indoor air quality for any house. For more information, go to woodwudy.com.

 

Appalachian Hardwood Verified Sustainable

Q-Wood flooring commodities are verified AHMI, Verified Sustainable. In the eastern United States, the Appalachian hardwood area has more than 65.4 million acres and contains some of the best hardwood species. The AHMI has certified information from the U.S. Forest Service that lumber taken from the Appalachian hardwood area is able to satisfy current needs and not accept lower standards for the future. If you need more information, go to woodwudy.com. The Appalachian Hardwood Forest is:

  • For every one tree taken, an average of 2.29 trees are grown in its place.
  • With more than 65 million acres, grows in 12 states in the eastern United States.

 

Floor Score

Q-Wood has gained the FloorScore certification for indoor air quality by completing the most strict examinations in the world. FloorScore falls in line with CHPS Section 01350, which was put forth by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The U.S. GreenBuilding Council takes FloorScore verified commodities as long as they go along with LEED Green Building Rating Systems for low-emitting materials.

WE KNOW THE SCORE

Every one of their laminate and engineered wood commodities have been examined by an independent laboratory and given the FloorScore verification built on the CDPH Standard Method v1.1. In other words, Quick-Step commodities will not let out any dangerous VOC’s into a living area. Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring has more information for customers who are interested.

 

Quick.Step makes sure that all of their products are safe for the environment as well as your home and family.

Q-Wood floors are created specifically for the families that will live with them not just for houses, therefore we ensure that they are safe. A lot of questions arose about the safety of laminate and wood floors from the latest report from 60 Minutes in regards to the flooring sourced from China by a national retailer. We are going to address the questions that were brought up because they relate to our Q-Wood laminate and wood commodities. Customers who need more information, please contact Woodwudy Wholesale Flooring.

 

  1. IS THE WOOD AND LAMINATE FLOORS THAT Q-WOOD SELLS IN THE U.S. TESTED?

Every single commodity produced by Q-Wood has been examined in accordance with California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) 93120 Title 17, California Code of Regulations, and satisfies the CARB Phase 2 requirements.

 

  1. WHAT IS THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB) AND ITS IMPORTANCE?

The California Air Resources Board is an organization that monitors everything dealing with air quality in California. It is made up of a collection of experts in different fields relating to air quality and considered the forefront of air quality on a national level.

 

  1. WHAT IS THE CARB STANDARD FOR AIR QUALITY?

California made a standard and started to implement lowering the formaldehyde emissions from composite wood commodities and finished goods that have composite wood commodities that are for sale, sold, used, supplied, or produced for sale in California. Even though formaldehyde happens naturally in all wood, too much of it is dangerous for humans when resins and glues have high levels of formaldehyde are used to make laminate core board and plywood for engineered wood flooring. If you need more details on CARB, visit www.arb.ca.gov

 

  1. HOW WERE THESE PRODUCTS TESTED?

Every single one of Q-Wood's production facilities and suppliers for the plywood in engineered wood has been checked and samples unsystematically picked for examination by an independent Third Party Ceritfier approved by CARB. As a result of the findings by independent Third Party Certifiers, every one of Q-Wood laminate flooring and engineered wood flooring is Phase 2 as established by CARB’s ATCM 93120 and fall in line with the law. Q-Wood continuously inspects to make sure every one of the certifications are up to date and that all CARB standards are being satisfied.

 

WE SHARE THIS PLANET.

We are extremely serious about our expectations and frequently make sure that we are completely in cooperation with all regulatory standards along with our own stringent environmental requirements. Your pleasure and well-being are our top concern and we will go on working to keep high standards for all our commodities.

 

MADE IN THE U.S.A.

We are making the best quality floors and jobs right here in America, so you can experience positivity about you decision in flooring.

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