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Inhale, exhale: How carpet tiles are clearing the air

Here’s a product innovation that actively fights pollution and delivers high performance. Above Left and Carpets Inter have developed a modular carpet tile collection on EcoSoft backing. It is aptly named, Breathe.

Inhale, exhale: How carpet tiles are clearing the air

On average, we humans breathe around 20,000 times a day. As the body’s most important function, it reminds us of how important a balanced climate and atmosphere is for our health and wellbeing.

Above Left and Carpets Inter recognise the importance of ensuring better outcomes for the environment and all its interconnected elements. Their new modular carpet tile collection, Breathe, features two designs, Inhale and Exhale, that work together as instinctively as breathing. Both are available on EcoSoft, an environmentally-friendly carpet tile backing that fights pollution while delivering first-class performance.

The Breathe collection continues Above Left and Carpets Inter’s commitment to changing the way we think about eco-friendly carpeting. Rather than solely purchasing carbon credits to offset their carbon footprint, both companies practice prevention at the source.

To date, Carpets Inter have recycled 830 million PET bottles into the manufacturing of the unique EcoSoft cushion back modular carpet tile, thus reducing the effects of plastic pollution on our environment. Recycling waste for refuse-derived fuel, repurposing organic waste to agriculture, using over 90 per cent clean energy sources and planting thousands of trees in the community each year are other company-driven initiatives that are creating a natural carbon reduction in our atmosphere.

Living up to its name, the Breathe collection is about helping the world breathe a little easier. Breathe with EcoSoft is recognised by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) under their DECLARE Label award program as RED LIST FREE, the highest designated level acknowledging no harmful content.

These achievements further demonstrate Above Left and Carpets Inter’s genuine commitment to material transparency providing safety and hygiene towards healthy occupied spaces, while aspiring to achieve carbon neutrality under WELL Building Certification.

Breathe has two complementary designs with 14 colours in the Inhale design and six supporting colours in the Exhale design. Available from Above Left, exclusive Australian distributors of Carpets Inter products,  Breathe will be stocked in all 14 Inhale colours in Australia on the unique EcoSoft Acoustic Cushion Backing. The Exhale design will be quick shipped on request.

Breathe with EcoSoft delivers superior acoustic benefits, with twice the ‘noise cancelling’ sound absorption of traditional hardback carpet tiles. Its acoustic properties make it the ideal flooring solution for creating calm and productive spaces in schools and workplaces.

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