Our Commitment to Sustainability
Our Commitment: Addressing the 3 Pillars of Sustainability
UDT realized many years ago that “there has to be a better way” to care for floors than to continue using acrylic wax. EPIC High-Performance Floor Finish was designed as a single-coat finish to tackle the issue of environmental sustainability by decreasing the amount of water, energy, and chemicals required to prep, apply, and maintain gorgeous facility floors.
- Elimination of the need to strip floors (as a part of the EPIC recoat process) dramatically decreases water usage
- No more buffing results in far less electrical energy consumption
- Stripper and wax waste are no longer washed down the drain and into our ecosystem
- Harsh cleaning chemicals are no longer needed for EPIC floors, especially on tile and grout!
EPIC saves an astounding amount of material and energy versus acrylic wax. To put things in perspective, over a 10-year period, EPIC would only need to be reapplied 2-3 times compared to an average 20-30 recoats of acrylic. Plus, hundreds of weekly buffing cycles would be eliminated, as well. Imagine the amount of wax that is kept out of our sewers!
In terms of economic sustainability, UDT addressed the time-consuming task of maintaining floors by formulating EPIC to last 3-5 years (or more) and to look as great during that entire time as it did on the day it was applied. Coupled with the fact that it does not need to ever be buffed or stripped, EPIC helps businesses achieve a positive ROI within the first year.
To support social sustainability, Ultra Durable Technologies promotes social equity through its hiring practices and contributes financially to local organizations that offer individuals the opportunities in life that all people deserve. UDT also practices social-environmental sustainability by striving to serve as stewards of one of our community’s most important natural resources, its clean water supply. Finally, knowing how important it is to ensure healthy buildings, human occupants benefit from improved IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) due to the elimination of the need for buffing floors. We can all sigh a fresh breath of relief!
Through research and development, education, and over time, we continue to work towards answering the call for sustainability. It is our legacy to do better and be better. We invite you to partner with us in our effort to make the world a better place to live!