low-emission building materials such as nora floorings were selected for the new construction of the Erasmus MC

Netherlands (Rotterdam) | Healthcare | noraplan® signa, noraplan® signa ed

Erasmus University Medical Center

Low-emission building materials play an important role in the new construction at the Erasmus MC. In close collaboration with the hospital and the architect, a deliberate choice was made to opt for rubber floor coverings from nora, which have the Finnish M1 eco-label and the German Blue Angel certification.
The most important criteria were the quality, durability, same design for areas with different technical properties, a homogeneous product with no added top coating and maintenance in the long term. The operating costs are low because no additional periodic maintenance is required.

About the project

There is an enormous amount of interest in the Erasmus MC throughout Europe. This is not just because of name recognition, but also the duration of the project. Thus use was made of “Evidence-Based Design”, as well as developments that have already proven themselves in practice. The patient and client perspective played a significant role in the development of the new building plans.

Challenge

The university hospital’s new building had to meet extremely stringent requirements. This concerned demands for quality and hygiene, for example. nora flooring systems has been involved in the construction of the Erasmus MC for over a decade and was selected as a reliable supplier because of a number of distinctive product features, the primary triggers being durability and low maintenance costs.

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Data and facts

Building Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam
Contruction management Maasdam Groep, Waddinxveen (Project Designer)
Architect EGM architects www.egm.nl
Installation Year 2018
nora floorings selected for the Erasmus MC because of durability and low maintenance costs

Products

noraplan® signa

Rubber flooring with a changing base colour consisting of three harmoniously matched colour components and characteristic granule inclusions.

noraplan® signa ed

Electrostatically dissipative “ed” floorings for optimum ESD protection of electronic devices and equipment. Protect against electrical shock, resist most oils and greases.

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