Sustainable architecture is not just about a few solar panels or good insulation. By seeking to limit the impact of a building on the environment (and on those who occupy it), this global approach concerns all the constituent elements of a dwelling. Indeed, the slightest choice of the layout has ecological consequences which are as much due to its composition as to its conditions of manufacture or implementation. And when it comes to the floors of the house, we readily think of parquet or stone whose natural origin promotes sustainability. However, it is not because a floor is made of wood that it can systematically be qualified as ecological. And conversely, soil composed of plastic or petrochemical residues is not necessarily bad for the planet. Because the environmental virtuosity of a floor covering cannot only be measured by the materials that compose it. The extraction, transformation, transport, packaging, but also recycling of a solution are all criteria that affect its carbon footprint. But good news, the flooring market is in the midst of a revolution and is increasing innovation efforts to offer products that are as beautiful as they are exemplary. Here are 10 on which you can walk quietly.
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