Material Ingredient Guide

The Material Ingredient Guide, the first of its kind by any building product industry, provides information about the material ingredients used industry-wide by North American tile, mortar, and grout manufacturers, provides in-depth health assessments of those materials, and is a resource for manufacturers to use when providing the content and chemical makeup of their products or “material ingredient transparency.”

Guide to LEED v4 and Tile

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.

EPD Sustainability Guide

An infographic guide to how tile delivers both performance and transparency in terms of sustainability, whether your project is residential or commercial.

TCNA: Tile – The Natural Choice

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.

EPD: Ceramic Tile

A twenty-three page industry-wide report, certified by UL Environment, involving a comprehensive disclosure of the environmental impacts of North American made ceramic tile.

EPD: Italian Ceramic Tiles

A twelve page industry-wide report, certified by UL Environment, representative of average ceramic tiles and panels manufactured by Confindustria Ceramica’s member companies.