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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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Florim USA introduces "Jewel" collection

January 25, 2013
Florim's "Jewel" is a true gem of glazed porcelain tile. It is produced with cutting-edge High Definition Graphic (HDG) Technology which results in a natural stone look.


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Laticrete SuperCap adds SuperCap Ontario as newest partner

August 23, 2012
Laticrete SuperCap, LLC, manufacturer of the self-leveling Laticrete SuperCap® System, announced today its new partnership with SuperCap Ontario Ltd.


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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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Charles Luck Metro Storefront in Georgetown awarded Leed Goal Certification

July 17, 2012
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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Cold Spring Granite now an approved provider through ASLA Continuing Education System

May 29, 2012
Cold Spring Granite is now an approved provider through the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Continuing Education System.


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Ceramics of Italy announces 2012 Tile Competition winners

May 3, 2012
 Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition showcases the work of prominent North American architects and designers who use Italian tile in their projects.


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Building a new campus landmark with regional stone

April 2, 2012
Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA


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Rebuilding a New Orleans neighborhood with sustainable products

April 2, 2012
Eco by Cosentino has partnered with the Make It Right Foundation — founded by Brad Pitt — to donate sustainable kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities for new homes that are being rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina


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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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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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