Resources

Browse our database of stone industry resources which includes Material Fact Sheets, Case Studies, Best Practices, and Life Cycle Inventories.

SRI & Heat Island Case Study

The metric associated with the heat island concept is known as Solar Reflectance Index (SRI). Defined by the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)b, SRI is calculated as “the ratio of...

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Reclaimed Stone Case Study

Disassembly and reuse of stone products can prove advantageous on both economic and environmental fronts. With regard to the former, several studies show that deconstruction of buildings is more cost-effective...

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Stone Flooring Case Study

Relatively high material and installation costs for stone flooring may deter some designers from further considering the material. However, because of its enduring useful life and little need for extensive...

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Green Building Case Study

Natural stone has many innate attributes that make it a green building product: it is natural, low-maintenance, and exceptionally durable. It is worth considering how these and other properties of...

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