Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012
Native Custom Stone, a leading producer of manufactured stone, now provides Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) quality products for residential and commercial uses. LEED criteria ensures that all buildings and homes are built to strict quality standards for human and environmental health. Native Custom Stone’s manufactured stone products and its manufacturing facility have high LEED ratings in areas like regional priority, materials and resources, water efficiency, and energy and atmosphere.
LEED is an internationally recognized organization in 120 countries across the globe. There are many different job skills that use LEED as a basis for building quality into their designs such as residential and commercial builders, architects, and engineers. Numerous buildings such as schools, hospitals, and government facilities have all been built using LEED qualifications. LEED is based on a highly strategic point system broken up into categories with the maximum points attainable being 110. Point categories include: water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, sustainable sites, indoor environmental quality, locations, awareness, and innovation in design. Native Custom Stone’s products rank at the top with 4 of these qualifications.
Native Custom Stone is a leader in manufactured stone and faux stone panel industry. They have been providing customers and contractors with tier-one quality products for over 10 years, and their products are compliant with LEED quality standards. Native Custom Stone is located in the heart of north Georgia, and they purchase all of their raw materials within 500 miles of the company headquarters, which ranks them at the top for LEED regional priority criteria. They also package all products in recycled boxes, thus reducing waste, and they utilize the most advanced technology to limit water consumption as well as natural gas. . These steps in their manufacturing process rank Native Custom Stone high in the environmental components of LEED scoring.
Billy Bennett, president of Native Custom Stone had this to say about manufacturing LEED quality products, “We have been working hard to institute manufacturing processes and procedures that are compliant with Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design criteria. At Native Custom Stone we take energy efficiency and environmental protection seriously, and making our products eligible for use on LEED projects was a primary goal of our company. We expect that in the future more and more builders, architects, and engineers will specify manufactured stone building materials that are LEED compliant. Therefore, having Native Custom’s products eligible to be used on LEED projects puts our company in a great position for the future.”
Native Custom Stone is top producer of manufactured stone, and faux stone panels for both residential and commercial use. All of their products can be used in all LEED building projects. This product can also be used on the interior and exterior of homes and offices. Native Custom Stone is located in Dawsonville, GA but has distributors located throughout the United States. To find out more about manufactured stone and faux stone products contact Native Custom Stone by email or through a local distributor. Native Custom Stone will be represented at the AIA convention in Washington DC May 17-19 at booth 1557.