EPD for Tile Made in North America

The Tile Council of North America Blog

The EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for ceramic tile made in North America debuted at Coverings 2014. This EPD comprises a comprehensive analysis of over 95% of the ceramic tile produced in North America, based on data collected by PE International and submitted to UL Environment for certification.

MIA Releases Stones of North America Version 3

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America has released Stones of North America Version 3. Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad® app that gives design and construction professionals quick, easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America. The app features natural stones from more than 100 quarries in North America. apps press release stones of north america

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Cersaie, Hardscape North America Cancel 2020 Shows

Stone Update

Both events will move ahead with regular events in Fall 2021. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Caesarstone Appoints North America Chief

Stone Update

President of Caesarstone Canada elevated to head operations for the continent. Featured Company Insider News

Why We Support the Tile Council of North America

Conestoga Tile

Source: Tcnatile.com At Conestoga Tile, we are proud to be members of the Tile Council of North America. We invite you to contact us at Conestoga Tile for more information about our products and services, and to find out more about the Tile Council of North America. News and Events ceramic tile installation Conestoga Tile natural stone tile porcelain tile Tile Council of North America

LPE Group Taps Van Der Bas for North America

Stone Update

Longtime stone-industry figure will head up U.S., Canada operations, including Turrini USA unit. Featured People+Places News

Why We Support the Tile Council of North America

Conestoga Tile Blog

Source: Tcnatile.com At Conestoga Tile, we are proud to be members of the Tile Council of North America. We invite you to contact us at Conestoga Tile for more information about our products and services, and to find out more about the Tile Council of North America. The post Why We Support the Tile Council of North America appeared first on Conestoga Tile.

Cosentino North America is Florida-bound

Stone Update

Headquarters for Spanish surfaces company’s largest market will be in Miami area by mid-year. Featured Company Insider News

The Tile Doctor® to Distribute World Renowned Litokol Starlike®Grout Products in North America

Tile Doctor

As the exclusive supplier of Litokol Crystal Glass Grout™, and Litokol Starlike® grouting products and adhesives in North America, the company will market. The Tile Doctor®, source for innovative tile products, announced today that it is expanding its product offerings to include products from Litokol, makers of performance grouting products.

Hardscape North America Announces Lineup for Contractor Briefings

Stone Update

Free education sessions located in classroom on the trade-show floor. Featured Industry HT News Hardscape Today

OSHA Silica Rule Gets Session at Hardscape North America

Stone Update

Consultant to detail effect on industry; event also offers seminar on online consumer trends with hardscape. Featured Industry HT News Hardscape Today

Why We Support The Tile Council of North America

Conestoga Tile Blog

As professionals we turn to the Tile Council of North America to set precedence and standards. We invite you to contact us at Conestoga Tile for more information about our products and services, and to find out more about the Tile Council of North America. The post Why We Support The Tile Council of North America appeared first on Conestoga Tile. Photo source: Tcnatile.com.

Cintec North America Announces Anchoring in Terra-Cotta Clay Speed Tile at Frederick Douglass Academy VI, Queens, New York

The A to Z of Building

The Property Frederick Douglass Academy VI (also known as FDA), is a co-educational public school for grades 6-12 located in Queens, New York City. In 1991, Dr. Lorraine Monroe founded the Frederick

LATICRETE Taps Maandi as North America R&D VP

Stone Update

Chemist joins building-solutions company; comes from Henkel Corp. Featured People+Places News

Columbia’s Tile Center is first store in North America to sell the STAINMASTER™ Tile and Grout System

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The Tile Center, considered a top flooring retailer in the southeast, is the first to offer these products in North America. The STAINMASTER® brand, one of the country’s leading brands of flooring, announces an expansion into tile and grouting products and Columbia’s Tile Center will be one of the initial retailers for these products.

Ceramic tile for safe and sustainable homes

Diary of a Tile Addict

So states a Bulletin from TCNA (Tile Council of North America)s. Representing the broad spectrum of North American tile, this UL-certified EPD is a powerful and useful tool for specifiers concerned with sustainable construction and who are looking to include tile in their projects.

Cintec North America Announces Restoration and Anchoring Work on Massey Hall, Famed Canadian Concert Venue

The A to Z of Building

Cintec North America announces its reinforcement anchors offer stability and support during the revitalization of Canada’s most renowned concert venue, Massey Hall.

2022 Tile Trends from KBDN

JG Kitchens

I love tile, so attending Coverings, the largest tile and stone expo in North America, is one of my favorite design shows. I attended this past April in Vegas and enjoyed the sexy new styles and smart new standards.

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Tile Council Announces UL Certification of EPDs for North American-Made Tile Mortars and Tile Grouts, Two More Ways to Pick Up Points When Building Green

The Tile Council of North America Blog

At Greenbuild 2016, TCNA announced UL certification of the Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for tile mortars and tile grouts made in North America. With this announcement, building design professionals have even more reason to “think tile” and “think North American” when building green. “This is a level of transparency not possible with other materials or with products not made in North America,” says Griese.

Ceramic Tile Provides A Durable Artistic Canvas For Designers

JG Kitchens

This massive tile expo brings together exhibitors from Italy, Spain, Brazil and North America in one fabulous festival of design. I'll be writing about all of the trends for my Kitchen & Bath Design News column, but I wanted to share one of them in particular.

Cintec North America Announces Restoration and Anchoring Work on Massey Hall, Famed Canadian Concert Venue

The A to Z of Building

North American firm helps complete restoration of historic Toronto building. Cintec North America announces its reinforcement anchors offer stability and support during the revitalization of

Canine Collaboration

Diary of a Tile Addict

Fourteen members of Tile Council of North America donated lovingly-tiled, one-of-a-kind doghouses to the Homeless Pets Foundation to create one of the most visited attractions at Coverings 2018. Design Exhibitions Tile Humour Weird & Wonderful animals canine Coverings dog house dogs event exhibition pets puppies puppy show style the Homeless Pets Foundation tile tile council Tile Council of North America tiles

Doggy Décor

Diary of a Tile Addict

Last month at Coverings the tiled doghouse program returned seeing twenty members of Tile Council of North America , Inc. Portobello America doghouse. TCNA) generously donate unique, handcrafted tiled doghouses to the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

Doggy Décor

Diary of a Tile Addict

Last month at Coverings the tiled doghouse program returned seeing twenty members of Tile Council of North America , Inc. Portobello America doghouse. TCNA) generously donate unique, handcrafted tiled doghouses to the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Benches to Boys and Girls Clubs

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Six members of Tile Council of North America, Inc. TCNA) donated beautifully tiled benches to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (BGCSNV) at Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. TCNA Blog

EPA Announces Inclusion of Green Squared in Federal Government Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Washington, DC) – Green Squared®, the American National Standard Specifications for sustainable ceramic tiles, glass tiles, and tile installation materials, has been added to the current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing, updated at the close of 2016, the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced today. For Immediate Release: January 31, 2017.

Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes. Tile and Green Building: Credits and Requirements An at-a-glance guide to the credits, points, and compliance parameters applicable to ceramic tile in today's green building standards and rating systems.

Contents - 2015 Tile: The Natural Choice

The Tile Council of North America Blog

CONTENTS. Tile: The Natural Choice An overview of ceramic tile's performance and sustainability-related attributes. Tile and Green Building: Credits and Requirements An at-a-glance guide to the credits, points, and compliance parameters applicable to ceramic tile in today's green building standards and rating systems.

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

The Tile Council of North America Blog

“USGBC included Green Squared as an approved multi-attribute sustainability standard because the criteria are rigorous and fully in-line with the intent of the new credit,” says Bill Griese, the Director of Standards Development and Sustainability Initiatives for Tile Council of North America (TCNA). Established in 1945 as the Tile Council of America (TCA), it became TCNA in 2003, reflecting its membership expansion to all of North America.

New NAFTA Industry Guide on Construction in North America

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Construction: North America (NAFTA) Industry Guide" report to their offering. The NAFTA Construction industry guide provides top-line

Winning Projects of Holcim Awards 2014 for North America Announced

The A to Z of Building

The winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 for North America are at the cutting edge of efficiency and innovation in sustainable construction. The top prize went to a water supply and flood

Polycor Acquires North Carolina Granite

Stone Update

North America’s largest stone quarrier/supplier expands portfolio of natural-stone products. Featured Company Insider News

North America Construction Vehicles Market Anticipated to Exceed $26 Billion by 2020

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North America Construction Vehicles Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020" report to their offering. According to North America

Granada Tile’s Cluny Cement Tiles at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster in Vancouver

The Cement Tile

The qualities that make Granada Tile’s cement tiles the choice of award-winning coffee shops and hot restaurants throughout North America — along with their beautiful designs and vivid colors, our concrete tile is long lasting, easy care and low maintenance — are the same ones that make it perfect for your home tile project, whether used as patio tile, porch tile, kitchen floor tile, kitchen backsplash tile, bathroom tile, shower tile or laundry room tile.

TCNA Handbook: History of Changes, 2013 to Present

The Tile Council of North America Blog

The TCNA Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation is an annual publication that is updated and added to by way of balloting, with a consensus body of industry experts serving as the Handbook Committee, the voting body that determines the changes that are made. Having a balanced, industry-representative Committee, and using the consensus process to make changes to the Handbook , is a checks-and-balances process.

National Aquarium to Construct Sanctuary for Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in North America

The A to Z of Building

The sanctuary would be the first of its kind in North America and will Today, the National Aquarium announced that it will build a sanctuary for its Atlantic bottlenose dolphins by the end of 2020.

Market Reports

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US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2015. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2011. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2010.

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Market Reports

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US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2011. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2010. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2009.

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Market Reports

The Tile Council of North America Blog

US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2014. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q3 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q1 2013. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - Q2 2012. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2011. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2010. US Ceramic Tile Industry Update - 2009.

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Deceuninck North America to Introduce eos Window System at GlassBuild America

The A to Z of Building

Innovation meets performance as Deceuninck North America introduces the eos™ window system, which applies world-class engineering and advanced material science to create a new window standard

Newly Redeveloped Unilever North America Headquarters Building Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The A to Z of Building

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

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) A108

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Approved interpretations will be posted on the Tile Council of North America website and included with the standard to which it applies. The ANSI ASC A108 Committee is made up of professionals from all areas relating to the manufacture, installation, sustainability and use in general of ceramic and glass tile.

Newsroom

The Tile Council of North America Blog

UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction. and Brazil Ceramic Tile Industries Launch Effort to Cooperate on Standards. TCNA Comments on Proposed OSHA Rule for Crystalline Silica Exposure. TCNA Members Donate Tiled Benches to Boys and Girls Clubs. TCNA's Tile Person of the Year Awarded to Donato Grosser.