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Going Green in 2018

Posted by Daltile Team on Apr 16, 2018 1:46:00 PM

Trends in Sustainability Design for the Home

It’s a good time to be green!

Homeowners are paying more attention to energy consumption and sustainability these days. In fact, about a third of homeowners say integrating green materials in their homes is a priority. 

Not only is environmental responsibility top-of-mind, net zero is a serious consideration, and a healthy home is synoymous with a green home.

With demand growing, the building market has responded with more options than ever before.

Here are some green trends to incorporate into your plans.

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Topics: Sustainability

5 Reasons Tile Flooring is the Right Choice

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 28, 2018 10:01:00 AM

Why Tile?

Making choices about flooring and wall coverings shouldn’t be too difficult. But it’s not just about color, texture, and design anymore. You worry about traction, allergies, and how easy it will be to clean a surface, not to mention the daily warnings and exposés about toxins and emissions.

Here are five things you’ll definitely want to consider when shopping for surfaces. 

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Topics: Sustainability, Why Tile?

How Tile Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Posted by Daltile Team on May 10, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Tile has always been considered an eco-friendly choice, but today's wide range of styles and materials take green home design to the next level. If you're looking for sustainable, eco-friendly materials for your home, ceramic, porcelain, and glass tile products are great options to consider.

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Topics: Sustainability, Design

Happy Healthy Home

Posted by Daltile Team on Apr 1, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Home sweet home? Not likely. Your home can't provide respite from the toxins, pollens, microbes. and chemicals of the outside world as much as you wish it would.

Armed with the right information and tools, there's plenty you can do to protect your home and make it a happier, healthier place. Here's some of the microscopic dangers that lurk and what you can do about it. 

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Topics: Remodel, Redesign, Sustainability

Multi-Family Building Goes Green

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 29, 2017 10:30:00 AM

If you haven’t heard yet, green has come to multi-family building—and it’s big business! The bottom line is that green sells. It’s what tenants want. And it’s increasingly easier to build green without sacrificing quality or going over budget.

Here are a few ways to join the green trend on the multi-family scene.

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Topics: Sustainability, News

How Do Consumers Really Feel about Smart Homes?

Posted by Daltile Team on Nov 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

There’s lots of hype surrounding smart technologies in the home, so how do consumers really feel about it? The short answer is, they are afraid of it. Therefore, they are reluctant to invest in smart features.

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Topics: Sustainability, News

Celebrate Tile Made in the USA

Posted by Daltile Team on Jul 1, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Why We Love Tile “Made in the USA”

When it’s time for a new car or a home remodel, “made in the USA” definitely carries some weight. In an industry that has been historically dominated by Europe, American tile should be praised. Daltile currently has nearly 50 tile series produced right here in the USA!

Each of our seven manufacturing facilities here in the states stays busy producing tile that exceeds your expectations. Here are several reasons to love USA tile.

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Topics: Sustainability

Green Spring Cleaning

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 19, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Get It Clean Without the Harmful Chemicals (Part 5 in the Go Green! Series)


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Topics: Sustainability, News

Financial Benefits of Designing an Energy Efficient Home

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 18, 2016 10:30:00 AM

(Part 4 in the Go Green! Series)

Designing a home that is energy efficient has a proven track record for returning on your investment. It doesn’t take long before you start seeing results reflected in your energy bills.
Whether you decide on a whole-house system approach or you keep it simple with extra insulation and energy efficient appliances, you might be eligible for some financial benefits and financing.

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Topics: Sustainability

A Green State of Mind

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Environmental Leadership at Daltile (Part 3 in the Go Green! Series)

We believe that the best designs take the environment into consideration. Style should never come at an environmental cost. That’s why we created Greenworks™, a philosophy and program that supports sustainable practices and artistry in tile design.
Greenworks provides tools for consumers, builders, and architects, as well as embracing sustainable manufacturing processes. Here’s an overview.

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Topics: Sustainability

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