- THE MAGAZINE
With the ever growing demand for more renewable and sustainable building resources, Johnsonite, the commercial arm of Tarkett and provider of the world’s most integrated high-performance flooring systems, offers iQ Natural, a major advance in commercial vinyl sheet flooring that combines beauty, high performance and sustainability.
iQ Natural combines beautiful tonal aesthetics with the high-performance benefits of iQ construction, creating a highly sustainable choice for any commercial application, especially high-traffic applications such as healthcare, education, offices and retail.
iQ Natural’s construction provides high quality, low maintenance, extreme longevity and the market's best life-cycle cost.
iQ Natural is available in 24 colorways, each inspired by nature. Its subtle, non-directional pattern and inspired-by-nature color palette offer design-friendly solutions for any application. The subtle tone-on-tone pattern makes iQ Natural easy to coordinate within the line and with any other Johnsonite flooring solution.
iQ Natural has “intelligent quality” construction, which means durability, resistance to chemicals and easier cleaning. In fact, iQ products never need an applied wax for protection. With simple dry buffing, the surface is restored. By eliminating the need for wax and polish and minimizing heavy maintenance, facility owners can save up to 30 percent over the lifetime of the floor, which can be 20 to 30 years or more.
iQ Natural uses a revolutionary bio-based plasticizer that is natural and renewable. iQ Natural is made up of 75 percent natural and 16 percent renewable content, making it a very earth-friendly commercial solution. And iQ Natural is 100 percent recyclable, which not only saves landfill space, but also reduces waste. Lastly, iQ Natural is FloorScore certified, providing better indoor air quality and healthier work environments.
In the short time iQ Natural has been on the market, it has won several awards, including Best of NeoCon (Silver), IIDEX Innovation Award (Bronze) and Architectural Products’ Product Innovation Award.
iQ Natural reinforces Johnsonite’s innovation leadership with a product that is 100 percent recyclable and can still stand up to high traffic and maintain its beauty. iQ Natural is a smart choice for any commercial project.
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