Articles Tagged with ''Sustainability''

ECO by Cosentino extends partnership with "Make It Right"

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Dedicated to working with Make It Right -- an organization founded by actor and activist Brad Pitt to build 150 affordable houses in New Orleans' post Hurricane Katrina -- Cosentino has now committed to donate eco-friendly surfacing to the Bancroft School Project to help revitalize the "Green Impact Zone" in Kansas City, M


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Saint-Gobain supports Youthbuild USA

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In support of its green education and job training program, Saint-Gobain is providing Grenite® Engineered Stone Countertops and green building expertise through its Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics team to YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School and the Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (ASCA) YouthBuild Program in Akron, OH.


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Charles Luck Metro Storefront in Georgetown awarded LEED Gold Certification

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Charles Luck recently announced that its newest location, the Georgetown Studio, a metro-storefront in Washington, DC, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.


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Crossville recognized for "Green" Designs

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Crossville’s "Bluestone" and "Mixology" tile collections have been named winners of 2012 Green Good Design Awards bestowed by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.


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Charles Luck Metro Storefront in Georgetown awarded Leed Goal Certification

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Charles Luck recently announced that its newest location, the Georgetown Studio, a metro-storefront in Washington, DC, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.


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Are you helping to generically promote the stone industry?

By Michael Reis
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By comparison, the stone industry is quite small compared to other building sectors.


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2012 Coverings PROJECT: Green Awards

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This year at Coverings, the annual U.S. tile and stone exhibition, three winners of the PROJECT: Green Awards were chosen.


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Marrying modern and historic architecture

By Jennifer Adams
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The design of the new Sipprelle Field House at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE, is a contemporary design that features regional stone to blend with existing buildings on campus


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Energy-neutral home of Lisa Ling unveiled

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Cosentino and Kohler Co., two leading kitchen and bath brands featured throughout PUNCHouse 234, the home of Lisa Ling and her husband Paul Song, hosted area architects and designers Tuesday evening to celebrate the completion of the first energy-neutral home in Santa Monica.


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Artistic Tile Implements Solar Panels

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Artistic Tile has announced the installation of a photovoltaic (solar) array on the roof of its headquarters in Secaucus, NJ.


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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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Stone World August 2014 cover

2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

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2014 Summer

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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STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
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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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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