How ecoScorecard Can Help You With LEED

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

ecoScorecard can be a great asset if you are planning an upcoming project using any of the major environmental rating systems, such as LEED, Green Guidelines for Healthcare, Labs21, or the Collaborative for High Performance Schools. Green LEED EcoScorecard StonePeak Tile

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The Known Dangers of Vinyl Flooring

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Featured Articles Industry Insights Product Information #healthyhome #LEED #noplasticsplease #safetyfirst #WhyTileMost people shop for vinyl flooring because of its low price, and waterproof claims. What they may not realize is that it’s made of chemicals including plastic, which release hazardous VOCs. Natural ceramic or stone tiles on the other hand, are non-toxic and won’t give off any VOCs.

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Ceramic Tile is Environmentally-Friendly

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Business How-To Featured Articles Green Building Industry Insights Innovations #ceramicsofitaly #EPD #greenbuilding #LEED #stressfreesustainability #tiletuesday #WhyTileMany ceramic tile options are made from recycled materials. Plus, once installed, tile can be reused generation after generation. There’s no question: combining incredible durability and responsible manufacturer usage of recycled content, tile is one of the most eco-friendly flooring options available.

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Green Squared Certified® Sustainable Tiles and Tile Installation Materials Qualify for New LEED Credit

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Building design professionals, facility managers and others seeking LEED building certification by the U.S. Specifically, Green Squared Certified products now qualify to contribute toward a new LEED Pilot Credit offered for using “Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials.” The credibility of the LEED program relies on that being a rigorous review and approval process.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2016.

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Green Squared Certified® Sustainable Tiles and Tile Installation Materials Qualify for New LEED Credit

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Green Squared Certified® Sustainable Tiles and Tile Installation Materials Qualify for New LEED Credit. Building design professionals, facility managers and others seeking LEED building certification by the U.S. Specifically, Green Squared Certified products now qualify to contribute toward a new LEED Pilot Credit offered for using “Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials.” CTDA Home | Contact Us.

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What is a LEED Certified Home?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Is a LEED home right for you? LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program for green building. LEED is designed to be flexible and far-reaching, opening the doors to ALL development projects and allowing them to become more environmentally friendly and lessen their carbon footprint. Without even realizing it, you may have already step foot into one of the famous LEED buildings. Why Would You Want A LEED Certified Home?

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Green Afoot: Environmentally Friendly Flooring

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Featured Articles Green Building Innovations Product Information #healthyhome #LEED #noplasticsplease #safetyfirst #WhyTile“Few places in your home have a bigger impact on your family’s health and planetary footprint than your floors…Tiles made from recycled porcelain, concrete or glass are durable, low-maintenance and generally have low carbon footprints. Plus, its unique appearance can’t be replicated with any other material” (via @MotherEarthLiving).

Katie Leede Baths

The Tile Shop

I like these bathrooms by Katie Leede: love the faux waves on the walls

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SkillBuild Success Story

Diary of a Tile Addict

Odhran beat off stiff competition from silver medallist James Ackland (Cardiff and Vale College), bronze medallist Mariusz Kanjecki (City of Glasgow College), highly commended Callum Pearson (Leeds College of Building), and four other competitors. Odhran Connelly with his winning tiling creation at SkillBuild 2018. It is always great to see the tiling stars of tomorrow emerge, and SkillBuild and WorldSkills are two arenas where the cream can really rise to the top.

Employees Are Happier and More Productive in LEED Green Buildings

The A to Z of Building

Employees who work in LEED-certified green buildings are healthier, happier, and more productive compared to employees in conventional and non-LEED buildings, according to a new survey published

Go Green in 2016 the Easy Way

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

ecoScorecard can be a great asset if you are planning an upcoming project using any of the major environmental rating systems, such as LEED, Green Guidelines for Healthcare, Labs21, or the […]. Green LEED EcoScorecard red list StonePeakWith the industry shifting more and more towards transparency, it is important to know what is in, or more importantly what is not in, your tile.

Go Green in 2016 the Easy Way

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

ecoScorecard can be a great asset if you are planning an upcoming project using any of the major environmental rating systems, such as LEED, Green Guidelines for Healthcare, Labs21, or the […]. Green LEED EcoScorecard red list StonePeakWith the industry shifting more and more towards transparency, it is important to know what is in, or more importantly what is not in, your tile.

Ceramic Collaborations

Diary of a Tile Addict

RIBA North is hosting Moulding Futures: Collaborative Explorations in Ceramics for Architecture symposium on Friday 8th December, a one-day event created by ECAlab and supported by Tile of Spain, the University of Liverpool and Leeds Beckett University. Enigma restaurant featuring Neolith sintered stone by TheSize.

LEED help from LATICRETE® SUPERCAP®

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

LATICRETE® SUPERCAP®, LLC, manufacturer of the revolutionary self-leveling SUPERCAP® System, launches a new LEED Project Certification Assistant, making the specification of “The Next Generation Slab™” for projects quick and easy. The LATICRETE SUPERCAP LEED Project Certification Assistant is an innovative online tool which automatically generates the necessary data for submittals for a LEED project.

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Ceramic Cartoon Creations

Diary of a Tile Addict

Steve Roberts from Leeds College of Building (left) with Night Vigilante’s creator Callum Pearson. Callum Pearson, a tiling student at Leeds College of Building and a contestant at the recent UK National Final of SkillBuild 2017, has collaborated with CTD to create a fan art mural made entirely of tiles. Steve Roberts, Callum’s tutor at Leeds College of Building, said: “ We find working with companies a really valuable experience for both the college and its students.

Mary Kay Inc. Receives LEED Silver Certification for its R3 Project in Lewisville, Texas

The A to Z of Building

a global leader in corporate and social responsibility, announced that it has obtained LEED Silver certification for its Lewisville, Texas manufacturing facility, the On June 4th, 2019, Mary Kay Inc.,

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Kellogg Global Hub Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

The Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, joining Kresge Centennial Hall as a Northwestern

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Top LEED Projects Use Fired-Clay Brick Exteriors

The A to Z of Building

The world’s highest-scoring college dorm in Leadership and Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the latest among top LEED projects to consistently incorporate brick exteriors. Serving as a

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Newly Redeveloped Unilever North America Headquarters Building Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Platinum certification—the highest level of LEED certification presented for sustainable buildings—to the newly renovated Unilever The U.S.

Vanderbilt University Alumni Hall Receives LEED Gold Certification

The A to Z of Building

Alumni Hall has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is a Green Building Council for its recent renovation and addition.

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StonePeak’s Final Trade Shows of 2015

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

LEED StonePeak Trade Show BDNY Green Build Greenbuild NeoCon EastAs November comes to an end and December begins, StonePeak looks back at the last quarter of our Trade Shows, which included: NeoCon East, Design Boutique New York, and lastly GreenBuild. NeoCon East This year for NeoCon East we were located in a prime position near the entrance, housed in Booth #1345. The highlights of […]. The post StonePeak’s Final Trade Shows of 2015 appeared first on StonePeak Ceramics Blog.

Preston Meadows Community in Canada Receives LEED Neighbourhood Development Certification

The A to Z of Building

After working with the US and Canada Green Building Councils for eight years, helping them refine and launch their LEED for Neighbourhood Developments (LEED-ND) program, Reid's Heritage Homes is

PECO’s Philadelphia Headquarters Receives LEED Certification

The A to Z of Building

PECO has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the company’s Philadelphia headquarters. This achievement culminates a

Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou Achieves LEED-CS Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

The Pearl River Tower, an environmentally-smart building that stands as a landmark within the Guangzhou skyline, has passed LEED-CS platinum certification - the highest LEED rating, thus becoming a

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Flexhouse in Wildwood Achieves LEED Gold Homes Certification

The A to Z of Building

has been awarded LEED Gold Certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system Welch Design, LLC announced today that Flexhouse, 33160 N. Cove Rd. in Wildwood, IL.,

Harris Earns LEED Silver Certification for New Global Innovation Center

The A to Z of Building

Harris Corporation has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for its new Global Innovation Center – a state-of-the-art, interactive technology showcase

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Rambler Park Awarded LEED Platinum EBOM Certification

The A to Z of Building

Parmenter Realty Partners announced today that Rambler Park has been awarded the first LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance certification in Dallas and North Texas.

Michelin’s 1.7-Million-Square-Foot Facility Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The A to Z of Building

Green Building Council has awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for the Company’s vast Midwest Distribution Center Michelin announced that the U.S.

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Parental Warning: Harmful Chemicals in Vinyl Floors, Furniture

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Featured Articles Green Building Industry Insights Innovations Product Information #healthyhome #LEED #noplasticsplease #safetyfirst #WhyTileResearchers have found that children living in homes with vinyl flooring and sofas treated with fire retardant chemicals show increased levels of certain toxic chemicals. These chemicals have been associated with serious health issues, including respiratory problems, neurological issues, skin irritation, and cancer. Read more here: [link].

Sustainable Stone Gets Major Green OK

Stone Update

LEED and LBC recognize natural stone’s ANSI/NSC certification. Featured Sustainablity Articles

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USGBC Awards LEED Platinum Certification to Mirabella Homeowners

The A to Z of Building

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded the owners of the first 70 completed and occupied Mirabella homes in Bradenton, Florida the highest LEED certification level, Platinum

U.S. Green Building Council Grants LEED Silver Certification to Noca Blu

The A to Z of Building

Green Building Council has granted LEED Silver Certification to Noca Blu, their joint multifamily development at On April 25th, 2019, Hunt Companies, Inc. and Savoy Development announced that the U.S.

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LEED Certification Boosts Revenue for Hotels

The A to Z of Building

Hotels certified in the sustainable building program Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, helps the environment and boosts revenue for the hotel, according to a new Cornell

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REI Seeks LEED Platinum Certification for New Distribution Center

The A to Z of Building

REI, the specialty outdoor co-op, has designed its new distribution center to be Net Zero Energy and is pursuing LEED Platinum—the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s

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Arup’s Fulton Center Receives LEED Silver Certification

The A to Z of Building

Developed by the USGBC, the LEED rating system Arup, the interdisciplinary engineering, consulting and design services firm has announced the certification of LEED® Silver for The Fulton Center.

Hokulani Waikiki Achieves USGBC LEED Certification

The A to Z of Building

Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, which opened a year ago in December 2013, achieved LEED certification as recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The upscale, urban

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WorkingBuildings’ Corporate Office in Atlanta Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies received LEED PLATINUM for Commercial Interiors for their corporate office in Atlanta, Georgia. WorkingBuildings was able to achieve this highest-level

OMNOVA Solutions' New World Headquarters in Beachwood, Ohio Earns LEED Certification

The A to Z of Building

OMNOVA Solutions today announced that its headquarters building in Beachwood, Ohio has earned LEED Certified status from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED stands for Leadership in

Washington University Awarded LEED Platinum Certification for Hillman Hall

The A to Z of Building

Louis, has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Hillman Hall, the Brown School's newest building on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St.

Virgin Hotels Chicago Celebrates LEED Gold Certification Achievement

The A to Z of Building

Virgin Hotels is thrilled to announce that Virgin Hotels Chicago, the brand's first property, has achieved LEED Gold Certification, a nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and

Wayne State Receives LEED Gold Certification for Advanced Technology Education Center

The A to Z of Building

A former Farmer Jack grocery store that Wayne State renovated into its Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEC) in Warren has been certified as the university’s first ever LEED Gold building

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Sabra Receives LEED Gold New Construction Certification for Latest Expansion

The A to Z of Building

Sabra Dipping Company's new 106,475 square foot expansion recently achieved LEED Gold New Construction Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council – a first for a manufacturer in the

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VHA Headquarters Awarded USGBC LEED Silver Certification for Commercial Interiors

The A to Z of Building

which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, announced it has been awarded LEED Silver Certification for Commercial Interiors from VHA Inc.,

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