A special section filled with “green” tile and related allied products to provideTILEreaders with a quick reference of what’s new and exciting in products that contribute to carbon footprint reduction, environmental quality enhancements, LEED point contributions, and more. For additional products, see theGreen Tile Products Guidein this issue.

Ecore International

Contact:Jocelyn Dillman, Product Manager

QT Impact Sound Insulation
QT Sound Insulation is made from 92% recycled rubber and has been tested in over 200 different laboratory and field test assemblies. QT installs directly underneath a variety of floor surfaces including tile, hardwood and stone to reduce impact sound. QT can assist architects and engineers by potentially contributing toward earning 5 LEED points to a project.

National Applied Construction Products Inc.

Contact:Nick Duve’

ECB Green: The flooring industries first self-adhering “Green” Crack Isolation Membrane.”
Made of up to 25% recycled content, ECB Green meets the challenge of providing construction materials that meet today’s “Green” building requirements for commercial and residential properties. ECB Green also provides moisture vapor protection up to 10#/1000SF/24HRS, has sound reduction capabilities, blocks mold and mildew and can be used in waterproofing applications.

CertainTeed Gypsum

Contact:Angie Allmon, Product Manager

ProRoc® with M2Tech™ Moisture and Mold-Resistant Gypsum Board
CertainTeed’s ProRoc® Moisture and Mold Resistant family of gypsum board products features a unique technology that contributes to sustainable design by combining moisture and mold resistance that achieves the highest possible score for mold resistance per ASTM D 3273. The products are designed for use on interior walls and ceilings in standard residential, commercial and institutional applications.

Metropolitan Ceramics

Contact:Ron Williamson

Metropolitan Ceramics® now offers a ceramic tile with a pre-consumer recycled content of over 60%. ENVIROQUARRY® is 1/2 inch thick and is suitable for indoor and outdoor use in any climate. With a life cycle of 50 plus years ENVIROQUARRY® tiles are the most economical of all floor finishes.