Ceramic Tile is a healthy & durable material for any space
Ceramic tile is made of naturally occurring materials and is a healthy choice for indoor air quality and the sustainable choice for green building. With countless options for color, shape, and style, ceramic tile is a versatile design material that can reflect any inspiration you may have, as well as providing high durability and value for applications indoors and out.
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Ceramic tile offers key benefits when used in a wide range of applications spanning numerous industries. Learn more using the tools below to understand the advantages of specifying ceramic tile materials for different projects, including superior design options, cost comparisons, material transparency, and sustainability features for LEED credits.
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Ceramic tile is a long-lasting, highly resilient material for use in projects of all kinds. From beautiful design elements in a home, to incredibly durable flooring material for a hotel lobby, tile is an advantageous choice for a wide range of uses.
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Highlighted in the Tile Council of North America’s Material Ingredient Guide are four steps toward material ingredient transparency: Inventory, Screening and Assessment, Disclosure, and Optimization. Following these steps can support ceramic tile, mortar, and grout manufacturer efforts in developing material ingredient reports that satisfy common A&D criteria, through which there is an opportunity for product…
The Tile Council of North America commissioned an independent consultant, Emily Lorenz, PE, F-ACI, to conduct a Life Cycle Cost Analysis study. There are several methods available to evaluate and compare the economic performance of products or systems. For this study, life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is used to compare 18 flooring types. An LCCA is…
This bulletin from the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) outlines considerations to look for when selecting a tile contractor. The difference between trained, experienced installers and inexperienced installers is noticeably reflected in their work, and the difference between a quality contractor and a deficient one is reflected in their service and business operations. Download…
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