Green Afoot: Environmentally Friendly Flooring

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

“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.

High definition porcelain tiles making a significant design statement at Surfaces.

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Florida Tile has introduced a stylized interpretation of vein-cut stone called TidesHDP, a glazed porcelain and wall tile line for both commercial and residential use. It is the latest addition to the company’s family of ever-expanding HDP High Definition Porcelain® Products.

Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Emerges as a Leader in Green Remodeling.

H.Winter Showroom Blog

I would like to take the next several entries to show you why ceramic, porcelain and stone tile can allow you to live healthier, save you money and decrease the negative impact of your home on the environment. If you are a builder or contractor and want to know more about LEED points , the U.S. Have you caught the Green bug yet? Most Americans are embracing the Green movement that has been sweeping across the country like contagious etiquette.

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We’re Proud to Announce Bellavita Tile’s Green Squared Certification

Conestoga Tile Blog

The requirements for achieving this classification are strict and in line with the newly revised LEED v4 building standards. Source: Greensquaredcertified.com. The world is going green and Conestoga Tile is proud to offer a number of green certified products for our clients to select from.

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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Furniture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Although exotic woods are stunning, bamboo, stone or porcelain may be more durable, require less harmful finishes and not affect forests. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified. We’re seeing rapid growth in the sustainable furniture business.

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Bellavita’s Wall Tile Factory Becomes First Chinese Manufacturer to Acheive Green Squared Certification

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Green Squared TM is North America’s in-depth multi-attribute standard for the tile industry and as such applies directly for compliance to many materials credits in the newly revised LEED v4 building certification program and other green building platforms. Bellavita Tile offers an amazing array of glass, ceramic and porcelain mosaics and tiles aggressively positioned for all price points.

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Installing to Meet Moisture and Chemical Resistance Requirements

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The 110,000 square-foot LEED®-Certified YMCA is the flagship YMCA for the city and is expected to serve 30,000 people annually in its state-of-the-art exercise facilities. The new Robert D.

FLORIM INTRODUCES “ECOWOOD”

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Florim USA has introduced Ecowood, a glazed porcelain tile produced using High Definition Graphic, to the North American marketplace. Projects which include Ecowood are eligible for LEED points.

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Enjoy the Great Benefits of Green Tile in Your Home

Conestoga Tile

Green tiles makes it easier to obtain a LEED certification for your home. Related Stories Choose the Perfect Tile Colors for Your Bathroom Do You Know the Difference Between Porcelain and Ceramic Tile?

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Avente Tile Talk: Coverings 2013 Floors Attendees with New Tile.

Tile Talk

Porcelain tile that mimics polished stone from Fiandre Architectural Surfaces. Design Firm/Designers: Margaret Nysewander, LEED AP, ASD Inc., Artisan Porcelain Tiles for the Pool. Chinese Fans made from Porcelain and Bamboo. Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Did you know that all grouts are NOT created equal?

Making Tile Modern

Contributes to USGBC LEED Credits: MR 4.1 & 4.2(Recycled It can be used on vertical or horizontal surfaces in a variety of interior and exterior installations of ceramic, porcelain, glass, and natural stone tiles in a range of grout joint widths.

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Product Innovations

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Urban Wood is a beautiful new porcelain tile ideal for any application, especially for creative projects where the “look of wood” is typically not specified, in particular, for hospitality suites’ kitchens and bathrooms. Florim’s new Urban Wood.

DALTILE and LATICRETE DONATE MATERIALS TO TILE HOMES IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Daltile is an industry-leading brand of ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, manufactured stone and natural stone tile products.

Did you know that all grouts are NOT created equal?

Making Tile Modern

Contributes to USGBC LEED Credits: MR 4.1 & 4.2(Recycled StarGlass Grout can be used on vertical or horizontal surfaces in a variety of interior and exterior installations of ceramic, porcelain, glass, and natural stone tiles in a range of grout joint widths.

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Architects & Contractors Enlist CUSTOM Architectural Services Team to Recommend Best Systems

CUSTOM Insights Blog

We are in a paradigm shift with new finishes in tile, porcelain panels, glass, metals and natural stone, so specifications need to be very specific regarding installation methods and materials. Many spec writers believe that the 09300 section for tile installation is among the more complicated parts of the whole spec. This comes as no surprise to the Architectural Services team at CUSTOM.

Florida Tile Announces "Green Products"

H.Winter Showroom Blog

of the current LEED standard. This benefit is in addition to the many other green advantages of using Florida Tile including no volatile organics (certified by our GREENGUARD certification), regional manufacturing credits when projects are within 500 miles of our factory, hypo-allergenic surfaces of our porcelain products, and an active culture of continually looking for new ways to provide environmentally responsible products and services.

Green Building 2: Air Quality

H.Winter Showroom Blog

For a tough cleaning task, open up a window and add a little ammonia to hot water to get any sticky residue off of ceramic or porcelain tile. Ceramic and porcelain tile is essentially baked earth. Florida Tile went the extra mile and to have their products certified for low chemical emissions by the Greenguard Environmental Institute , complying with the State of California’s requirements for low emitting materials and making their tile LEED friendly.

Time2Design: DEKTON Hot New Surface / Countertop Material

Time2Design

Here is the scoop for those of you who need the 411 on how it is made - Dekton is made from a mixture of inorganic raw materials found in glass, porcelain tile and natural quartz. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. DEKTON Hot New Surface / Countertop Material.

New York Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Kitchen at 1510 Lex 1510 Lex Year Built: 2010 Number of Units: 298 Number of Layouts: 42 Rent: Call for pricing Highlights: Kitchens outfitted with custom European cabinetry and granite countertops come standard in these LEED Silver apartments, as well as red oak floors and walk-in closets.

Kitchen and Residential Design: A Coverings preview

Kitchen and Residential Design

This revolutionary range of porcelain is well suited for indoor and outdoor applications. • Azulejos Plaza (Booth 2106) will impress attendees with Ecowood, a porcelain stoneware wall tile comprised of 85% recycled content. Kitchen and Residential Design.

Time2Design: #KBIS2013 Highlights and Trends

Time2Design

Fiandre Architectural Surfaces - beautiful porcelain tile that comes large sizes 60" x 36" and 60" x 120". PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. KBIS2013 Highlights and Trends. photo credit carmen christensen.