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The main focus of this site is to be the the most informational, in-depth resource for surfacing professionals and those interested in green surfacing materials and the green surfacing industry.

Here you will find information on all of the eco-friendly surfacing materials used for countertops, flooring, wall cladding, exterior surfacing, as well as related products. You will also find information related to fabrication and/or installation supplies, sinks and other ancillary products, and more.

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Arcollab – A New Architecture Firm is Launched

The founders of Bork Design, Inc. and Hall Smith Office, two award-winning and long-standing architecture firms in Georgia, have combined their expertise and created Architectural Collaborative LLC., branded as Arcollab. Principals Lori Bork Newcomer, Joseph Smith, and Gabriel Comstock will lead the new firm, located in...

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Kirei Introduces EchoPanel Balance Tiles

Kirei has introduced 24mm EchoPanel Balance Tiles. The new tiles feature 24mm of acoustically absorbent EchoPanel, and come in three different sizes that offer a visually distinct design feature for acoustically controlled spaces. A self-adhesive backing, allows for easy install. Installers can simply peel and stick the tiles...

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Hardwoods Re-Introduces EcoPlus MR50

West Fraser’s year-long rebuilding and updating of the WestPine mill in Quesnel, B.C. is complete and production has returned to  normal operating levels. With this significant milestone behind the company, WestPine has re-introduced its moisture resistant MDF. EcoPlus MR50 is available through all Hardwoods Distribution –...


HFT Stuttgart to Offer New Master’s Course: Smart City Solutions

In Winter Semester 2018/19, HFT Stuttgart in Germany is launching its new English-language Master’s course ‘Smart City Solutions’, in its interdisciplinary approach which is unique in the world. In an international environment, students acquire comprehensive skills in the fields of smart city planning and buildings, smart infrastructure and project management, as well as financing, digitalization and smart governance. More and...


Video: Randek Robotic Building Systems

Wood has traditionally been used as a main building material and is considered the best material for framing. When wood is sustainably harvested, it is a renewable resource that stores carbon for the life of the building.  Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) garners the most attention but other...


IceStone Introduces New QuartzStone Line

QuartzStone™ by IceStone® is a commercial grade surface that complements any kitchen and bath, and is equally suited for heavy use applications such as bars, and food service/prep areas. According to the manufacturer QuartzStone is a versatile non-porous surface that is resistant to flexing, abrasion and...