Eco-Friendly Wallcoverings

Versatile & Modern

EnVision fits anywhere from hospitality to healthcare... commercial offices to retail stores

Clean, contemporary colors and patterns that lend warmth, depth and texture to plain walls

Advanced & Reliable

Breathable, natural fibrous polyester cellulose nonwoven

Type I and II performance in a light-weight, textural, energy efficient substrate

Dimensionally stable for minimal shrinkage and edges are pre-trimmed for a seamless appearance.

Eco-conscious and Efficient

EnVision doesn't contain PVC, heavy metals, VOCs or other harmful substances. EnVision does contain recycled and rapidly renewable content.

Environmentally-friendly details about EnVision

Constructed to guarantee minimal waste during installation.

Contributes to LEED® certification.

EnVision and LEED

Roos International's Family of Environmentally Friendly Wallcoverings available from Hirshfield's.

Roos International has been pioneering environmentally responsible wallcoverings since 1986, long before “green” was fashionable. Through these innovations, the company has set a new standard for sustainable wallcoverings that promotes a healthy building environment to maximize occupant productivity and minimize environmental impact.

The Roos line of eco-friendly wallcoverings are PVC free, contain recycled content and are made from rapidly renewable resources. Their collections appeal to all markets from hospitality to healthcare and even commercial offices to retail store design.

Although Roos offers a wide variety of products for every possible application. EnVision is especially suited for projects seeking a sustainable certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Program, the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes Program or any other national or international green initiative.

Specific environmentally friendly details of EnVision are as follows:

EnVision® combines the innovative use of a textural, non woven natural fibrous polyester cellulose substrate with clean, contemporary colors and designs. The result is a PVC free wallcovering combining aesthetics, Type I and Type II performance, and earth friendly characteristics all-in-one. Sustainable attributes include recycled content, FSC certified wood content and material reuse/recyclability.

It is important to understand that Roos International heartily endorses and recommends their extensive collections of non-vinyl, sustainable wallcovering products. The company believes that, through their growing demand, they represent the future of the industry. However, it is unfortunate that everyone doesn’t embrace “green.” Whether it be budget constraints, the need for high durability, or some other reason, there will always be a market for traditional vinyl wallcoverings. And in its role as a leading supplier to the industry, Roos must continue to offer a vinyl alternative to those customers seeking it.

SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL LEED POINTS

Although there are a number of national, regional and private-sector initiatives in place to measure sustainability and environmental responsibility, the current leading standard is the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Rating System. This program has gained popularity among architects, designers, building owners, municipalities and school systems. This is why Roos has chosen LEED to be the sustainability benchmark for its EnVision line of sustainable wall coverings.

In reviewing this evaluation, understand that LEED rates projects, not products. LEED credits are earned when a product or a series of products are combined to achieve a specific end result (lower energy use, collective recycled content, etc.). It is rare when a single product can be utilized to earn credit points. The total number of available credits varies in each category. In addition to available credits, each of the categories also contains one or more prerequisites which MUST be met in order for the project to achieve LEED certification. Examples of these prerequisites include minimum energy performance standards, the collection of recyclables, and requirements for smoke control within the building.

A summary of possible points contributed in a LEED certified project are as follows:

LEED Credit categories available when specifying EnVision.

Energy & Atmosphere:

Optimize Energy Performance

1-3 pts

Materials & Resources:

Sustainable Purchasing

1-5 pts

Materials & Resources:

Building Reuse

1-2 pts

Materials & Resources:

Recycled Content

1-2 pts

Materials & Resources:

Solid Waste Mgmt., Durable

1 pt

Materials & Resources:

Certified Wood

1 pt

Environmental Quality:

Low-Emitting Adhesives

1 pt

Innovation in Design

1-4 pts

Roos International has been pioneering “green” wallcoverings for over 20 years and continues to set new standards for products that minimize environmental impact and maximize occupant productivity.

In addition to being at the forefront of the sustainability movement, we provide our customers with an unsurpassed selection, ranging from exceedingly durable technical products to luxury high-end options.

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