Flowcrete launches new green flooring system

Grant Prior 13 years ago
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Flooring specialist Flowcrete has given its screeds a green makeover to contain 40% recycled materials while improving performance.

The move is part of the new Green Floorzone launch which offers contractors a complete sustainable package for their flooring needs

The new screed formulations are free from Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and contain 40% recycled materials taken from industrial waste

Systems given the green makeover include Isocrete 1500, 4000 and 5000, Isocrete Self Level Plus, Isocrete Self Level Base, Flowscreed Industrial Top and Isocrete Self Level Renovation.

Isocrete Screedfast will be the next product in the range to get the green re-formulation and will be released to market following site trials.

Alan Dean, Managing Director of Flowcrete UK, said: “This is an exciting development for Flowcrete, which will have a significant effect on sustainability within the construction industry.

“By re-formulating products in the Isocrete Floor Screeds range, we can now offer specifiers improved performance such as improved flexural and compressive strength, with the additional benefit of a significantly lower carbon footprint.

“We are confident that the new green screed range will allow architects and specifiers to meet the most stringent green construction ratings such as BREEAM and the excellent results obtained from an independent life cycle assessment of the green screeds serve to substantiate this.

“The single source Green Floorzone offers sustainable benefits, with all products arriving on site from one source, with no wastage, with just one contractor responsible for the entire installation and with one Flowcrete warranty.”

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