Celebrating over 60 years of excellence, DriTac Flooring Products is pleased to feature the family of “Green,” Environmentally Friendly Adhesives and Installation Products for the flooring industry’s residential and commercial markets.

Actively working with architects, builders and developers to address the market need, DriTac has developed a variety of premium grade “green” flooring installation solutions.

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LEED Certification

LEED certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building, home or community was designed and built with human and environmental health as the main focus.

Certification Points

Credits are optional elements or strategies that projects can elect to pursue to gain points toward LEED certification. Each credit is allocated points based on the environmental impacts and human benefits of the building-related impacts that it addresses. Projects achieve certification if they earn points according to the following levels:

Five rating systems that address multiple project types:

Five main categories:

  • Sustainable site development
  • Water savings
  • Energy efficiency
  • Materials selection
  • Indoor environmental quality

VOC Limit*
Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds in Grams per Liter

Sealants Current VOC Limit
Architectural 250
Marine Deck 760
Nonmembrane Roof 300
Roadway 250
Single-Ply Roof Membrane 450
Other 420

The chart above was provided by the South Coast Air Quality Management District -www.aqmd.gov/

LEED-NC: Indoor Environmental Quality
Low Emitting Materials

Definition of LEED-NC Requirement EQ 4.1: Technologies / Strategies:
EQ 4.1 … (1 point) Adhesives and sealants must be lower than the current VOC content limits of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule #1168 Specify low-VOC materials in construction documents. Ensure that VOC limits are clearly stated in each section where adhesives and sealants are used.

All DriTac Wood Flooring Adhesives Meet the Requirements of the SCAQMD Rule #1168 and Contain Less than 100 VOC Grams per Liter.

VOC Limit*
Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds in Grams per Liter

Architectural Applications Current VOC Limit
Indoor Carpet Adhesives 50
Carpet Pad Adhesives 50
Outdoor Carpet Adhesives 150
Wood Flooring Adhesive 100
Rubber Floor Adhesives 60
Subfloor Adhesives 50
Ceramic Tile Adhesives 65
VCT & Asphalt Tile Adhesives 50
Dry Wall & Panel Adhesives 50

The chart above was provided by the South Coast Air Quality Management District -www.aqmd.gov/