For more than 40 years, Tandus has provided Federal customers with superior flooring products and services. As the only manufacturer that offers Powerbond®, modular and broadloom on GSA contract, Tandus provides true “fit-for-purpose” flooring recommendations based on the needs of your building or space. Tandus’ innovative product line of Powerbond, modular, broadloom and woven solutions work in tandem to enhance spaces for learning, healing and living.

Product Features

At Tandus, our sales professionals are local and connected to our entire company and industry partners. Through these contacts and our outreach, Tandus actively supports the innovation, talent and entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses in all socioeconomic classifications including:

  • Small Disadvantaged Business
  • Women-Owned Business
  • Veteran-Owned Business
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • Historically Under-Utilized Business Zone

As of April 2010, all carpet to be newly installed or replaced in GSA-leased or –owned buildings must comply with the new carpet standards, including the certification process.

Tandus is the only manufacturer that has SCS Global Services thirdparty certification on all products when they are submitted for NSF 140-2007 e assessment.

PBS Key Requirements:

NSF 140-2007
Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard (Gold Level)

All Tandus modular styles with ER3® and ethos™ and all Tandus Powerbond® with ER3 and ethos are third-party certified to the NSF 140-2007 e Platinum Level, thus exceeding the Gold Level requirement.

Recycled Content
Tandus modular ER3 and ethos styles are third-party certified to contain 44-65% recycled content (including no less than 10% post-consumer).Tandus Powerbond ER3 and ethos are third-party certified to contain 36-61% recycled content (including no less than 10% post-consumer).

Low Emitting Materials
All Tandus modular and Powerbond products are certified to meet the CRI Green Label Plus IAQ standard. Tandus also offers a wide selection of adhesives and sealers that meet the SCAQMD 1168 VOC content standards.

Texture Appearance Retention Rating (TARR )
All Tandus modular and Powerbond are engineered to perform in the most demanding traffic environments with most styles exceeding a 3.5 TARR.

Tandus provides the longest and most comprehensive warranties in the industry. Tandus Powerbond styles come with a 25-year non-prorated warranty. Modular styles come with a 15-year warranty. Product warranties cover excessive surface wear, delamination, edge ravel, zippering and resiliency loss.

GSA Public Building Service –
Broadloom and Modular Carpet

  • ANSI/NSF 140-2007 e Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard – gold level minimum with third party certification
  • Powerbond: minimum of 10% - pre-consumer or post-consumer content or combination of both (ER3 and ethos)
  • Modular Carpet: minimum of 30% - pre-consumer or post-consumer content or combination of both
  • Low Emitting Materials
  • Meets PBS performance requirements
  • Meets or exceeds texture appearance retention rating