Articles Tagged with ''eco-friendly''

Blanco celebrates 25th anniversary in the U.S.

October 1, 2013
Blanco was founded in Germany in 1925, and for three generations has elevated the standards for luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories.


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Beverly Hills luxury long stay residence remodel is set in stone

The AKA Beverly Hills in California — which stretches the entire block of Crescent Drive and faces the Hollywood Hills — recently underwent a $10 million remodeling in which a variety of stones used throughout offer an exclusive feel to its guests
October 1, 2013
From the time guests make their way inside the AKA Beverly Hills hotel in California they can enjoy the ambiance and functionality provided by natural stone.


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Moving forward with the environment in mind

Celebrating 70 years in business, Fila — a manufacturer of cleaning and surface treatment products — continues to build upon its success with a focus on green initiatives
September 3, 2013
Founded in March of 1943 by brothers Guido and Pietro Pettenon, Fila celebrated its 70th anniversary this year.


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Hokie Stone contributes to LEED certification

In keeping with campus tradition, local “Hokie Stone” was incorporated into the design of a Virginia Tech’s new chiller plant — not only helping to conceal the mammoth size of the structure, but also adding points for LEED Silver certification
September 3, 2013
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University — popularly known as Virginia Tech — not only is dedicated to providing quality higher education


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Taking green fabrication to the next level

With a state-of-the-art solar energy system and multiple water treatment systems in place, Stone Quest of Carteret, NJ, is distinguishing itself as an eco-friendly operation
September 3, 2013
These days, the concept of “going green” has become so popular that it is practically unavoidable in everyday conversation.


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Italian tile and stone from around the world bring luxury to New Jersey estate

For the interior design of a 15,000-square-foot private residence in Alpine, NJ, a diverse palette — primarily consisting of high-end Italian tile and stone — was used to reflect the homeowners’ style and tastes
August 28, 2013
Set in Alpine, one of New Jersey’s most exclusive towns, is a newly built 15,000-square-foot estate — elegantly dressed throughout in natural stone and Italian tile.


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Eurasia by Emser

September 13, 2012
With its striking graphic imaging and textured surface, Eurasia makes a bold and dramatic fashion statement.


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ECO by Cosentino extends partnership with "Make It Right"

August 20, 2012
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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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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Quartz surfacing producer emerges in Turkey

September 1, 2011
With a brand new state-of-the-art quartz surfacing factory in Turkey, Belenco Quartz Surfaces is poised to supply material to a worldwide market


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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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