Sustainable Flooring Products
DuPont flooring products reflect a vision shared with the world architectural community. It’s a vision of a future where building materials and practices become ever more environmentally responsible.
Recent innovations include DuPont™ Sorona®. Renewably Sourced™ Sorona® is made in part from plant-based content and the manufacture of Sorona® consumes less energy and results in fewer greenhouse gas emissions than the production of nylon 6 or nylon 6,6. Carpeting realized in Sorona® helps architects pursue LEED® certification points for their projects without sacrificing aesthetics or performance characteristics like stain resistance and durability.
DuPont™ Real Touch® Laminate Flooring affords architects and interior designers the beauty of traditional materials such as hardwood, stone, ceramic, and slate combined with the durability of laminate. And Real Touch® Laminate Flooring is GREENGUARD® Indoor Air Quality Certified®, helping builders and architects reduce indoor air pollution and protect occupants’ health from chemical emissions.
DuPont™ Sorona® is an innovative carpet, apparel and automotive interior biopolymer that offers reduced dependence on fossil fuels and a reduced environmental footprint. The carpet and apparel industries turn to Sorona® renewably sourced fiber for its versatility of uses, design freedom and high performance.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- DuPont Bio-Based Products
Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels
The USDA BioPreferred Certification of DuPont™ Sorona® means manufacturers can offer innovative products that customers can readily identify. Innovative products help reduce the use of fossil fuels and help reduce emissions.
- Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®
- How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made
Sorona® contains 37% annually renewable plant based ingredients by weight (28% biobased carbon)