At TORLYS, we understand the importance of protecting our environment. As a CAGBC member, we are 100% committed to making our floors as sustainable as possible by fostering good indoor air quality, reducing the use of limited natural resources, and using renewable materials.
Explore our efforts below to find out why you should be proud of your TORLYS floor.
Reduced Footprint Mandate
TORLYS follows a Reduced Footprint Mandate that includes:
Meeting or exceeding the world’s strictest Indoor Air Quality standards
Contributing to LEED® certification
Adhering to environmental principles of reduce, reuse and renew
Indoor Air Quality
TORLYS takes IAQ product performance very seriously. We have engineered our products to meet the most stringent environmental standards in the world. Internationally recognized Berkeley Analytical Associates of Richmond, California conducted independent IAQ product testing using the State of California Department of Health Services Standard Practice, referred to as California Section 01350.
The purpose of product testing under Section 01350 is to reduce and limit emissions of airborne volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with documented chronic health effects in new and renovated buildings. Berkeley Analytical Associates also tested formaldehyde and other carbonyl compounds in air, based on standard test methods developed by ASTM Method D-5197. Lab results are available on request.
TORLYS products contribute to LEED® credits in new construction, commercial interiors and existing buildings in three categories:
At TORLYS, we use recycled resources to create long-lasting flooring.
TORLYS Cork floors and attached CorkPlus™ BLUE underlay come from 100% recycled cork
We use 100% recycled leather for TORLYS Leather floors, a process that which reclaims and recycles leather from belts, purses, jackets, and shoes.
TORLYS Laminate floors contain up to 70% recycled wood, plus, their extremely durable construction is long-lasting, requiring less replacement and less material in the long run.
We produce thirty times more hardwood flooring from a single tree than 3/4” solid hardwood.
We’ve created our products to be easily reusable, resulting in less production and more money in your pocket.
Reuse your TORLYS floors with these innovations:
The TORLYS BullDog™ Easy Plank Replacer is a unique innovation that is exclusive to TORLYS and allows you to replace a single damaged plank with ease.
The Uniclic® joint eliminates the need for glue or nails. For residential installations, the entire floor can be reused up to three times without harming the joint or the adjoining surfaces. See our warranty for details.
Renew your TORLYS flooring to get the best use of your floors without sacrificing their beauty. Following our maintenance guidelines will help you rejuvenate the look of your TORLYS flooring for years to come.
Uniclic® joints that fit with industry-leading tightness and allow for easy replacement with the Bulldog™ Tool
“We reduce the amount of resources needed to make our products by using recycled cork, leather and wood, and offering floors that are FSC® Certified from responsibly managed forests. At TORLYS, we’re dedicated to creating a smaller footprint and encourage everyone to do the same – especially when looking at flooring.”