Industry-wide Type III EPD

Natural Stone Countertops

Natural stone is an easy solution to many green building goals. It is nearly complete as a building material in its natural state as mother nature does most of the manufacturing. It is a single-ingredient natural material that emits no VOCs. Its durability allows stone to perform impeccably in commercial & residential applications, interior or exterior.

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Features & functionality

  • Typical thickness for countertops is 1 ¼” or 7/8”
  • Materials are available in lengths up to ±8 feet, some available in lengths of ~10 feet
  • At final stage of fabrication, slabs are transformed into custom sizes considering joinery, spans and cantilevers, sink mounts, edge profiles, and backsplashes
  • Surface finishes include polished, honed, and brushed/antique/leather
  • Countertop installation include sealers and adhesives
  • Stone types include granite, limestone, marble, quartzite, sandstone, serpentine, slate, soapstone, and travertine

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Environment & materials

  • Emits no VOCs, and poses no health hazards
  • Quarries and processing facilities are located across N. America, making shipping distances never too far
  • Can be refinished and recycled with endless opportunities for reuse after initial service life
  • Scrap stone used as fill on premises, kept onsite for reclamation, or crushed as aggregates used in construction

Select natural stone products have qualified for one or more of the following certifications, rating systems, and disclosures:

  • Sustainable Stone Certified
  • Dimension Stone Design Manual
  • Health Product Declaration (HPD)

For specification information, refer to:

Dimension Stone Design Manual
Natural Stone Sustainability Standard
Natural Stone Catalogue

For spec help, contact us or call 440.250.9222