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                               Stylish &
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                 oday’s kitchen and bath dealers and designers         Countertops made from recycled and salvaged products,
                 have been handed the challenge of not                 cabinets crafted with sustainable materials and VOC-
                 only making the home more beautiful and               free finishes, low-flow water devices and appliances that
        comfortable, but also healthier, more energy efficient          significantly surpass Energy Star recommendations are
        and more environmentally sound. As consumers become            all making their mark. Environmental impact is quickly
        more aware of how their surroundings affect not only           gaining ground as an important element in product
        their family’s health, but that of the earth, their interest   selection.
        in safer, sustainable products grows.                              On this and the following six pages, KBDN looks at
            Manufacturers that supply the kitchen and bath             a sampling of environmentally sound products that are
        industry have responded to this trend on all levels.           currently available in the marketplace.


     1. Fagor’s 36" beveled induction cooktop
     (IFA-90 BF) features five cooking zones and an
     illuminated touch control panel equipped with 12
     cook settings plus three quick launch settings.
     The flush to countertop beveled front design is
     crafted with eco-friendly manufactured SCHOTT
     CERAN® Ceramic Glass.
     Circle No. 295 on Product Card in June KBDN

     2. ECO by Cosentino is an eco-friendly
     countertop comprised of 75% post-industrial
     and post-consumer recycled raw material,
     mixed with 25% natural material. Durable and
     non-porous, ECO is stain-, scorch- and scratch-
     resistant, and is GREENGUARD certified for low
     chemical emissions.
     Circle No. 296 on Product Card in June KBDN            1.                             2.

     3. Westover’s Artos lav faucet from the Quarto
     Italian Designer Collection is available in vertical
     flow or front flow models, either as standard
     height or for a vessel lav. To meet demand for
     greener products with stylish sensibilities, the
     faucet is now equipped with 1.5gpm water sense
     flow control.
     Circle No. 297 on Product Card in June KBDN

     4. Green traditional and contemporary cabinet
     styles comprise GreenQuest, Crystal Cabinet                 3.
     Works’ all-green line of ca
				
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