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LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating systems allow builders, owners, and tenants to evaluate the overall sustainability of their projects. Points toward LEED certification can be obtained by making sustainable choices while designing, constructing, and operating a new or existing building or major renovation. In LEED Building Design and Construction (BD+C)…
An infographic guide to how tile delivers both performance and transparency in terms of sustainability, whether your project is residential or commercial. Learn more about Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) reports and how to understand a material’s environmental footprint. The tile industry has separate UL-certified EPDs for ceramic tile, mortar and grout, representing the majority of…
Green Building standards, codes and rating systems. Guide to get points, credits and compliance for ceramic tile.
Life-Cycle Costs for various floor finishes (per square foot)
Collection of the latest TCNA bulletins and articles on current industry topics.
An overview of ceramic tile’s performance and sustainability-related attributes. Packed with pointers for fulfilling Green Building criteria, including a guide to the EPD’s for ceramic tile, mortar and grout made in North America.
Two-page snapshot of the data reported by the industry-wide EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for ceramic tile made in North America.
Two-page snapshot of the data reported by the industry-wide EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for cement grout made in North America.