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  • Going Green with Porcelain and Ceramic Tile, 01 Nov 2014

    Featured Image:  Club Porcelain Tile Series from Arizona Tile Sustainability in building projects has become more of a priority as awareness of environmental impacts has grown. As a result, products that are manufactured in an environmentally responsible fashion are becoming more and more popular. While, recycled content tile gets a lot of attention for being Eco-friendly, porcelain and ceramic tile are great choices for builders and remodeling contractors who are committed to going green. ...

  • Porcelain Tiles that Look Like Wood, 22 Mar 2014

    Newood Wood Look-a-Like Porcelain Tile From Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Newood Wood-Look Porcelain Tile From Arizona Tile

    You have had it happen. You walk into one of those eco-friendly commercial spaces where everything is clean, healthy and oh-so environmentally friendly. You look at the floor. Is that wood? And wide plank too! How is that sustainable?

  • Samsung Radianz® Quartz – What’s New, 08 Feb 2013

    Desk in Midnight Sapphire Quartz In May 2012 we shared why we love Samsung Radianz® Quartz. We aren’t the only ones! Radianz® has been well-received by our customers. Samsung calls it “Beauty beyond stone” because the technology of fusing pigments and polymer resins with 93% quartz results in a stunning slab that is resilient to nearly any scratch, stain or imperfection. Samsung continues to improve the Radianz® product by adding new colors and making their products more environmentally frien...

  • Recycled Content in Natural Slab and Tile, 20 Sep 2012

    Green construction is one of the biggest trends in residential and commercial building design. But it’s more than a trend – it’s a way of life that benefits everyone. Many people wonder if slab and tile are considered environmentally friendly choices. The answer is yes! Using products that are durable and long-lasting, like natural stone slabs and tiles made of natural stone, don’t need to be replaced often, therefore resulting in less waste over time – less product...

  • Tile Looks Like Wood - Over Series of Porcelain Tile, 27 Jun 2012

    We just got back from the Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles where we said hello to new and old friends and got fantastic design inspiration from all of the vendors and presenters who attended. Over Series in Cream This year we showcased a new product line called the Over series. It’s a color body porcelain tile that looks like real wood. Wood tile? Yes! Thanks to the digital techniques that make color body porcelain a perfect visual match to its natural counterpart, the Over series has ...

  • Sustainability and Arizona Tile’s Environmental Care Program, 09 Apr 2012

    (Thank you to Diana Kempton, IIDA, LEED-AP who helped shape our understanding of the true application of sustainability in our industry. We listened!) Caring about the environment isn’t just an Earth Day catch phrase or marketing buzz designed to make consumers feel better about purchasing certain building products. It’s about making a focused effort for sustainability at every phase of designing, building and remodeling residential and commercial projects. What is sustainability? Th...

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