Van Dyck Carpets Pty Ltd is the oldest South African carpet manufacturer (based in Durban) and has been in operation since 1948. Van Dyck Carpets is ISO 9001:2008 (quality management) and ISO 14001 (environmental management) approved by the SABS, and we are also the only flooring manufacturer who has an ISO 14064-1 Green House Gas verification report. Beyond this, we have become the first South African company to achieve The Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon (the world's leading and independent certifier of organisational carbon footprint reduction), for reducing our Green House Gas emissions by more than 30% over the past 3 years.
A granolithic concrete material that is floated into fresh screed or concrete which colours, strengthens and creates durable surfaces for concrete floors. It is a special blend of cement incorporating very hard-wearing aggregates, lightfast pigments and certain additives which set rock-hard and which has exceptional abrasion resistance. Some cement floor finishing experience is required for the success of this application.
A non-yellowing clear, thermoplastic acrylic lacquer-based resin which displays excellent UV stability. Has very fast solvent release, i.e. drying properties. The sealer greatly enhances the colour and protects the surface from the ingress of dirt and grease.
78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution. The project was awarded a Net Zero Carbon (Pilot) Level 1 Certification in late November 2017, and a 6-star Green Star Office V1.1 Design certification in January 2018.
The challenge facing ‘green’ building in South Africa focuses on convincing clients that many of the additional costs associated with sustainable design are recouped within a fairly short period of time.
The GBCSA wanted its new offices to target a 4-Star Green Star Interiors certification and called for sponsorships to assist with the fitout. PentaFloor supplied and installed carpeting products that will contribute significantly to the Green Star submission.