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.
SAN JOSE, CA -- Fireclay Tile, a leading sustainable
tile manufacturer, recently introduced "Crush", a U.S.-manufactured
100% recycled glass tile. Tile in the Crush collection comes from right within
Fireclay’s local environment, and the result is a glass tile line that is
unique, sustainable and stunning, reports the manufacturer.
CaesarStone has introduced the newest addition to its Environment First collection: Starry Night. This new color consists of finely crushed remnants of Blizzard, CaesarStone’s best-selling color. CaesarStone is the only quartz surface to recycle waste generated by stonemasons, something the company has achieved through a local Recycling Program, reports the company.
Architects, based in Columbus, OH,
selected the Black Gold Blend from the Tivoli
series by Hakatai for the new Thaijindesu Thai and
Sushi Bar, a contemporary fusion-style restaurant in beachside Newport News, VA.
The iridescent glass mosaic tile, which is produced with recycled content, was
employed for the face of an enclosed half-circle bar and two hosting stations
in the lounge as well as an island-style service station in the main dining
Lord, Aeck & Sargent was created in 1989 when two Atlanta, GA-based practices, Aeck Associates, which was founded in 1942, and Lord & Sargent, started in 1983, made the decision to join forces. Since that time, the firm has demonstrated a strong commitment to keeping sustainability at the forefront of its designs.
In this issue of Stone World, read more about the new Silica Rule, which was recently announced by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and scheduled to go into effect on June 23, 2016.