GreenSurfaceResource.com

Welcome to GreenSurfaceResource.com, your source for useful information related to sustainable, eco-friendly, green, recycled, and or other environmentally conscious surfacing products and procedures.

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.

So look around and let us know if you have questions or need any additional information. Also feel free to check out our sister website www.CountertopResource.com
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Cafes and Bars Are Choosing Sustainable Modern Surfaces

Modern Surfaces, a partnership of manufacturers and trade partners who have aligned to create a new resource for designers looking for beautiful yet sustainable surfaces, recently debuted at KBIS 2017 in Orlando. Made up of sustainable surfacing brands Durat, IceStone and PaperStone, along with distributors CaraGreen and Cerami Inc., Modern Surfaces is...

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Eden Plus by LG HI-MACS Contains Recycled Material

The Eden Plus collection by LG HI-MACS® offers an environmentally conscious choice with the beauty and functionality of solid surface. The material contains up to 35 percent certified pre-consumer recycled content including trim materials, unused particulates, and pieces from sheets of solid surface that fell below production standards. The reuse of this...

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GAF Introduces Roof-Integrated Solar System

GAF, a North American roofing manufacturer, recently announced a new innovation in solar roofing technology: the DecoTech™ Roof-Integrated Solar System. According to the company, the GAF DecoTech System couples innovative, attractive and affordable solar technology with fast, safe and easy installation by roofing contractors. Designed to provide an attractive, low-profile alternative to...

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New Green Building Library Available on USGBC Website

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently added a Public Policy Library to its website. In the new USGBC Public Policy Library users can discover and access green building-related and LEED-specific policies across the United States. The library is an interactive platform that shares details on policies at the federal, state and...

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Women in Green to Hold Los Angeles Breakfast

Women in Green is holding its first event of 2017 in April. The Women in Green Breakfast will take place April 14 hosted by the USGBC-LA at the City Club Los Angeles. The event is slated as a discussion and networking opportunity. A panel of social justice leaders, moderated by Heather Rosenberg of...

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Bradley Offers TerreonRE Recycled Solid Surface Material

Bradley introduced TerreonRE, a recycled solid surface material that has all of the features of Terreon Solid Surface with the added benefit of 25 percent pre-consumer recycled granules and eight percent rapidly renewable material, which can count toward LEED credits. Many of the environmental benefits of Terreon products come from an efficient...

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ISFA Releases 2017 Countertop Industry Outlook

Each year, the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA), conducts extensive research and analyzes a wide range of statistics to develop the Countertop Industry Outlook, and although the outlook does not specifically name sustainable surfaces, it provides some important indicators on this segment of the market. Economic Outlook The first set of data...

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ByFusion Introduces RePlast – A Recycled Plastic Building Material

In this video ByFusion introduces its alternative building material created by converting 100 percent plastic waste. RePlast, the resulting product, requires no glues or adhesives for use, can contribute to LEED certification for construction and communities, produces 95 percent lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GhG) compared to concrete block and creates high thermal and...

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New Report Reveals Venues Worldwide are Embracing LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of the most impressive green...

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Living Product Expo Calls for Proposals

The creation of the Living Product Challenge kicked off a groundbreaking event that brought together leading minds in the product industry to inspire a revolution in the way materials are designed, manufactured and delivered: the Living Product Expo. The Living Product Challenge re-imagines the design and construction of products to function as...

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Prock Operations Presents EcoTec Surfaces

Prock Operations, Inc. presented EcoTec Surfaces, its recycled and renewable solid surface replacement, at Seatrade Cruise Global in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Seatrade features exhibitors and attendees from around the world, and is the epicenter of the cruise ship industry. EcoTec Surfaces’ goal is to provide an environmentally friendly recycled and renewable alternative...

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MGBCE Announces Keynote Speakers

The 16th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE), an event focused on making an environmentally-friendly impact on Southern California will be held on April 20 at the SoCalGas Energy Resource Center in Downey, Calif. The 2017 MGBCE theme is Connected Cities: Economic, Environmental, and Equity Solutions. Across the Southern California...

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APA Calls for Nominations for Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

The American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division (APA-SCD) announced the call for nominees for its Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability. APA-SCD continues to promote, lead and celebrate all efforts related to Sustainability Planning during this challenging time. The Awards for Excellence in Sustainability honor those projects, policies, plans, and people...