CROSSVILLE, TN -- StonePeak recently announced that every porcelain tile produced in its Crossville, TN, manufacturing facility is Green Squared Certified.
Green Squared, the Tile Council of North America's (TCNA) third party sustainability certification initiative, is set to help revolutionize the North American tile industryas it is the first program of its kind written exclusively for tiles and tile installation materials. The standard that Green Squared is based on is ANSI A138.1, which contains the social and environmental sustainability criteria forporcelain tile, among other tile and installation materials as well.
The criteria to achieve Green Squared Certification include:
  • General environmental characteristics
  • Environmental product manufacturing
  • End of product life management
  • Progressive corporate governance
  • Innovation

StonePeak has exceeded the amount of points needed to certify for Green Squared, and is still improving its efforts in pursuit of more through its Green Step System. Green Squared is the new benchmark for defining and acknowledging tile products which are truly sustainable.