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A 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 these products that are made in North America. This guide explains the benefits of EPDs, what they report, how ceramic tile EPDs compare to that of other flooring materials, and an explanation of the Green Squared standard for sustainability performance.