Earth Stone Midwest is an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council and is committed to fostering sustainability within the granite and marble industry. As such, we strive to produce eco-friendly products in an environmentally responsible facility.
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. Our product can help your project qualify for up to 6 LEED points in the following categories:
Materials and Resources:
Credit 3: Materials Reuse. Material used in our recycling process created through the removal and reprocessing of existing counter-tops. 1-2 Points.
Credit 5: Our product is manufactured within a 500-mile radius of your site. 1-2 Points.
Indoor Environmental Quality:
Credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials – Flooring Systems. Our product is ZERO-VOC. 1 Point.
Credit 8: Light Pollution Reduction (when using our light color blend). 1 Point.