Articles Tagged with ''leed''

Breakthroughs in Green Building

November 14, 2011
Recently, my role at BNP Media expanded, as I am now Editor-In-Chief ofTILE Magazine. 


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Las Vegas Rock holds facility tour

October 17, 2011
Las Vegas Rock, the company that produced the meta-quartzite stone utilized in the Aria Hotel at MGM City Center and the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV, will be celebrating the re-tooling of its facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 20, 2011.


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Laticrete Tile Installation System chosen for Net Zero and LEED Platinum home

October 3, 2011
Laticrete, a global manufacturer and leader of premium installation and finishing systems for the building industry, was selected to be the exclusive Tile Installation System Sponsor for the first Net Zero and LEED Platinum home in the vicinity of Boston, MA. 


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Restoring historic campus architecture

October 1, 2011
After 10 years of vacancy, Cheyney University’s 100-plus-year-old student residence hall — Humphreys Hall — underwent a renovation project that also restored the colonial revival building’s stonework


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Grenite® Sustainable Engineered Stone for Countertop Surfaces

September 8, 2011
Grenite®is the next generation of "green" engineered stone -- featuring an innovative material that is eco-friendly, durable and cost efficient, reports Saint-Gobain, the product's manufacturer.


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Eco-friendly products achieve successful home renovation

September 1, 2011
Designed by Robin Wilson Home of New York, NY, the Kennedy Green House — located in Mount Kisco, NY — exemplifies an eco-friendly design with the use of recycled stone and quartz products


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Maltese limestone anchors U.S. Embassy to community

September 1, 2011
In addition to contributing to LEED certification, the use of local limestone for the new U.S. Embassy compound in Malta demonstrates the U.S.’s commitment to the local people and government


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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

July 13, 2011
The use of terra-cotta tile and local Duke Stone for the exterior design of a new parking garage at Duke University maintains campus tradition while adding a modern twist.
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International meeting on sustainability held during Marmomacc

December 2, 2010
During Marmomacc, the most important stone show in the world, an equally important event took place. Leaders from many of the world’s stone associations, federations, and publications gathered to meet and discuss the development of a green certification standard for natural stone. 
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The Evolving Components of Green Building

April 5, 2010
As architects and designers strive to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as environmentally friendly, stone and tile manufacturers are working to develop materials and methods to assist these goals.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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