Instead of planting a tree this Earth Day, try reducing your carbon footprint by incorporating these energy-efficient products into your next project.
In honor of Earth Day's 45th anniversary, BUILDER rounded up new green products that provide sustainability without sacrificing style. From decorative design products to sustainable building materials, these environmentally friendly products will reduce energy usage while saving your clients money on utility costs.
AZEK added two new Resurfacing Paver profiles to its environmentally-friendly product line. Ideal for resurfacing patios, balconies, and decks, or flat roof projects, Resurfacing Paver profiles comprise 95% of recycled tires and plastics. The new profiles—4-by-4-inch and 8-by-8-inch squares—will be available in four colors. They install easily on a grid system and are stain, impact, and scratch-resistant. azek.com
The Victoria Metal Mosaic Series by Maniscalco is produced using 98% post-consumer recycled aluminum. Victora Metal will include Hexy, Mini Hexy, Interlock, and Mini Versi, each available in two color blends. A fifth option, 1-by-1-inch mosaics, are also available. Individual mosaics are 8 mm thick with a recessed backing making them lighter than other metal mosaics. Victoria Metal Mosaics can be installed on interior residential or commercial wall areas, and are safe for use in wet locations, such as shower walls and kitchen or vanity backsplashes. maniscalcostone.com