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January 2021 Newsletter

Material Matters BYE 2020 Out With The Old, In With The Blue   Blue /blo͞o/ (of a woman) : Learned, Intellectual We have added four new members to our CaraGreen staff! Teal is our new Strategic Marketing Manager. She has extensive…

IceStone introduces newest color: Ocean Grass

Earlier this month, recycled glass surface manufacturer IceStone announced a beautiful, biophilic new color to their collection: Ocean Grass. Ocean Grass consists of large blue glass with tiny hints of clear and emerald green glass in a white background, evoking the beauty and tranquility of nature. 

IceStone is a Cradle to Cradle, NSF-certified material made with cement and up to 75% post-consumer recycled glass by weight without the use of petrochemicals and plastic resins. IceStone does not need to be sealed and is scratch and UV-resistant. Made in the U.S.A. in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, IceStone is dedicated to creating materials that are not only beautiful but are healthy for the planet. To get samples of Ocean Grass, contact us today or contact IceStone at www.icestoneusa.com.

Sign up for NCBPA’s Webinar Series Featuring CaraGreen

Need a helpful distraction? NCBPA is pleased to announce five FREE industry webinars taking place over the next two weeks that we hope will serve as a welcomed and beneficial distraction from your current day-to-day routine. The webinar series will include two of CaraGreen's AIA-approved CEU courses: Waste as a Resource, and Biophilic Design.

CaraGreen Showcases its Samples Studio, an Engaging Experience for Architects, Builders and Designers at GreenBuild 2019

RALEIGH, NC, November 15, 2019 – CaraGreen, the trusted source for healthy building materials, today announced its participation at the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, showcasing its “Samples Studio” on November 20-21, 2019, an experiential booth where conference attendees can see, feel and learn the brand story of the sample materials of their choice. Greenbuild, the largest green building conference and expo in the world, features four days of networking, educational sessions, green building tours, keynote events, and a robust expo floor.

July Vignette – See Right Through You

Products (background): elementAl LIGHT – Soft White   Products (clockwise from top left): Kirei – EchoPanel, Frequency 641 elementAl LIGHT – Sunlight, Gamma, LED Lapitec – Nero Assoluto, Lux Kirei – Kirei Board ​​​​​​​

Between The Sheets With PaperStone

With tariff-free, healthy materials in higher demand than ever, PaperStone is one of our favorite domestic surfacing alternatives. Last month, we visited the PaperStone headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, and got to see exactly what goes on between the sheets of this recycled…

Top Of The Rock: Lapitec Takes NYC

During one of the hottest weeks in July, distributors across North America convened in New York City to attend LAB Days, where Lapitec revealed their plans for the future of our favorite sintered stone material. Along with new colors and exciting brand…