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.
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.
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.
Trends in Sustainability Design for the HomeIt’s a good time to be green!
About a third of home builders say that 60% of their projects are green! Homeowners are paying more attention to energy consumption and sustainability these days.
Environmental responsibility is 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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.