Withstands Time While Inspiring Design:
Ceramic tile continues to be the preferred choice around the world for centuries for its beauty, durability and the abundant natural material used for it's construction. The endless installation options truly makes each room unique to be enjoyed for generations. Discover unlimited design and customization possibilities, mixing colours, textures, patterns, shapes and styles.
The Evident Choice for Green Building:
Due to various sustainable attributes today, tiles contributes towards points and credits for several green building standards:
In North America, sustainable buildings are defined by several green building standards, codes, and rating systems that, put together, recognize a wide variety of sustainable product attributes such as low occupant energy costs and reusable building materials. The following chart outlines the many ways in which ceramic tile can satisfy conformance requirements, or contribute toward credits and points.
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For more comfort, try to look for products that are Green Squared Certified. Measured by third parties, these products provide sustainability and in some cases even provide additional compliance and points. They are the world's only multi-attribute sustainability standard for tile and all the associated products needed to install it. Only products that are independently evaluated by an approved certification body can have the Green Squared Certified Mark. Find Green Squared Certified Products here.
A study was made about the life cycle costs for floor finishes (per square foot) was compared to several different floor types by Scharf Godfrey (a construction cost consulting firm). The per year cost includes installation, maintenance, and removal costs.