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IceStone Manufacturer’s Product Data for LEED

June 10th, 2009

To Whom It May Concern:
This letter is to certify that the IceStone durable surfaces we provide for installation are manufactured by IceStone LLC at a facility in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

IceStone LEED Info

June 10th, 2009

LEED Info Sheet

IceStone is a proud Member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

The USGB developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System in order to transform the built environment to sustainability by providing the building industry with consistent, credible standards for what constitutes a green building. There are different types of LEED rating systems, and all are continuously refined. You can check the latest versions at the USGBC website . Read the rest of this entry »

NSC Sustainability Committee Releases Additional “Green” Research

April 28th, 2009

Dear Stone Industry Colleague,
The Natural Stone Council’s environmental initiative is now well into its second year!  Over the first 12 months, significant work was accomplished to gather accurate data characterizing the environmental impacts of the natural stone industry.  Information resulting from this study is now available.  Read the rest of this entry »

Assessing Exposure To Radon And Radiation From Granite Countertops

April 28th, 2009

Executive Summary


Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. has completed a detailed evaluation of potential human health risks of naturally occurring radioactive materials in granite countertops.  The extensive measurements and rigorous mathematical modeling conducted to date indicate that (i) external doses of ionizing radiation emitted from granite countertops are well below levels that would pose health concern and (ii) contributions from granite countertops to radon levels in homes are lower than background levels of radon exposure typically found outdoors and indoors. Read the rest of this entry »

Cangelosi Co. Announces LEED Accredited Professional

April 27th, 2009

Company Recognizes USGBC and Green Building Value

Cangelosi is pleased to announce that Donae Cangelosi Chramosta, President of Cangelosi Co., has successfully completed the requirements for LEED® training and passed the stringent LEED® Version 2.2 exam. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) is a rating system developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building. Read the rest of this entry »

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