Bostik’s “Low-VOC Product Portfolio” brochure should prove helpful to architects and owners required to provide validation from manufacturers of a product’s VOC compliance with the standard. This product can be obtained directly from Bostik in quanties you need to distribute to your customer base or can be downloaded from the details, circle 111 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

Basic Coatings

New Low-VOC Formula of StreetShoe Water Based Finish Available
Basic Coatings is proud to announce StreetShoe 275, our new low VOC water-based finish. Initially engineered for use in low-VOC states, the new low 275 VOC version of StreetShoe is now available nationwide. Now you can secure jobs in LEED-compliant buildings with stringent regulations. StreetShoe can be applied with a roller, t-bar, or paint pad. This finish flows extremely well. Just like the original StreetShoe, the 275 version produces no waste. Apply a coat of finish at night and resume foot traffic the next day.  The water-based finish comes in four sheens that can be applied in all environments – commercial, sports and residential. For more information about StreetShoe 275 call our Customer Service department at 1-800-441-1934 or visit For details, circle 121 on the Reader Inquiry Card. 

Chemque, Inc.

Fortane™ continues to be a trusted leader in theGreen Flooring Productsindustry and a true master in one-component adhesives and membranes. All Fortane™ products areEarth Approved™and extremely easy to use.  For details, circle 145 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

MAPEI Corporation

Ultrabond ECO® 995 - Premium combo for moisture control and wood-flooring installation
A single application of MAPEI’s newUltrabond ECO 995provides both superior bonding and moisture vapor emission control of up to 15 lbs. (6,80 kg) in MVER or 85% relative humidity. This single-component, 100%-solids, moisture-cure urethane system is excellent for all types of wood flooring, including exotics and bamboo. Ultrabond ECO 995 utilizes MAPEI’s “greenest” technology and naturally renewable resources, resulting in an odor-free, phthalate-free installation that helps contribute points toward LEED-certified projects. For detailed information, visit details, circle 148 on the Reader Inquiry Card.


Breathe easier and safer with LATICRETE green products, certified by GREENGUARD™, the industry leader in low VOC testing for residential and commercial construction. Available nationwide, LATICRETE green products contribute to LEED certification, meet commercial/residential low VOC building requirements, and are backed by the most comprehensive warranty in the industry. LATICRETE offers a wide array of low VOC products from waterproofing to crack suppression to thin-bed adhesives to grout. www.laticrete.comFor details, circle 147 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

RB Rubber Products, Inc.

RB Silent-Tread and RB Silent Tread XL (with moisture barrier), have been approved as an acoustical underlayment and crack suppressant for installation under most popular flooring types. These include hardwood, engineered glue down, floating laminate, and ceramic tile. www.rbrubber.comFor details, circle 139 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

Custom Building Products

EBM-Lite™ Epoxy Bonding Mortar delivers high stain, chemical and impact resistance with superb handling characteristics. Formulated with CustomLite® Technology- it’s the first 100& solids epoxy contributing to LEED based on recycled content.  Eligible for a Lifetime Systems Warranty.

Roppe Corporation

Roppe Corporation, a leading manufacturer of rubber and vinyl commercial flooring headquartered in Fostoria, Ohio now has many products that are Floor Score certified and offersecoScorecardonline at so you can easily gather the LEED documentation you need.For details, circle 140 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

US Rubber Recycling, Inc.

RB Silent-Tread and RB Silent Tread XL (with moisture barrier), have been approved as an acoustical underlayment and crack suppressant for installation under most popular flooring types.  These include hardwood, engineered glue down, floating laminate, and ceramic tile. For details, circle 122 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

US Floors

USFLOORS Natural Bamboo® products are beautiful, renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable. To make a good thing even better, USFloors Natural Bamboo® products with Endura AR are the first and, as of now, the only bamboo flooring line that is GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certified as administered by GREENGUARD Environmental Institute an independent third-party certifier. For details, circle 144 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

MP Global Products

While many manufacturers in the flooring industry are changing their products to attract environmentally concerned customers, MP Global Products has always been “Green.” Each month, the company uses approximately 760 tons of recycled fibers from the carpet and textile industries that normally would have gone into landfills. “We didn’t have to reinvent ourselves to be green.” www.quietwalk.comFor details, circle 125 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

W.F. Taylor Co., Inc.

W. F. Taylor introduces its new Taylor Meta-Tec® MS Plus Advance Wood Flooring Adhesive. Certified by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute for low VOC’s, thus meeting all indoor air quality requirements, and earning LEED credits. For details, circle 124 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

WW Henry

HENRY® 430 Clear Pro™ Clear VCT  Flooring Adhesive
HENRY® 640 VinylLock™ Pressure Sensitive Vinyl Flooring Adhesive

HENRY® 430 and HENRY® 640 best-in-class resilient flooring adhesives received the RFCI FloorScore® Certification. Both products already carry the CRI GreenLabel PlusCertification and are manufactured with GreenLine® Environmental Technology.

In addition, to further enhance the industry best performance features of these premium adhesives that include coverage, working time and ease of use, both products were also recently announced with moisture resistance improvements up to 90% RH.

HENRY, the most trusted brand in flooring adhesives for over 75 years remains fully committed to environmental and innovation leadership for new and existing products For details, circle 154 on the Reader Inquiry Card.


Stauf introduces non-etching urethane adhesive
Stauf Adhesives’s new PUM-950 Power-Mastic urethane adhesive features a new formula that eliminates harmful isocyanates which etch the finish, leaving marks that cannot be removed, the company says. In addition, PUM-950 has twice the shear strength of the strongest competitor, is easier to clean and spread, and is a completely “green,” product, according to Stauf. For details, circle 152 on the Reader Inquiry Card.


Bona’s dust containment and waterborne products have significantly reduced the health and environmental hazards of hardwood floor care. Bona was the first and only manufacturer in the industry to offer a complete hardwood floor finishing and floor care system, GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified™ For details, circle 153 on the Reader Inquiry Card.


Evolving Styles Rubber Tile & Sheet
Evolving Styles Rubber Tile & Sheet offers great selection, as well as a quiet and extremely comfortable walking surface. Choose from two gauges, plus use FLEXCO Rubber Welding Beads to create a seamless installation for areas with strict requirements for added hygiene. Call FLEXCO at 1-800-633-3151, or visit details, circle 129 on the Reader Inquiry Card.

QT Sound Insulation

QT Sound Insulation is made in the USA by ECORE International from 92% recycled rubber and is designed to solve almost any impact sound problem. QT is patented and can be used under all floor finishes or gypsum or full-weight concrete. www.qtsoundcontrol.comFor details, circle 146 on the Reader Inquiry Card.


Using renewable resources to make a more sustainable wall base. That’s Balanced Choice. Walnut shells, oyster shells and vegetable oil are just some of the rapidly renewable resources used in our new Ecolibrium rubber wall base. At Johnsonite, we’re committed to delivering valuable flooring solutions that offer more than ROI. So if a sustainable, holistic approach to flooring is important to you, consider Ecolibrium rubber  wall base from Johnsonite. www.johnsonite.comFor details, circle 131 on the Reader Inquiry Card.