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Countertops

Paperstone – www.paperstoneproducts.com

PaperStone Fabrication & Maintenance

Paperstone surfaces are made from 50% - 100% post-consumer recycled paper that is FSC certified and has been approved by SmartWood and the Rainforest Alliance. It has a water based resin system that uses non-petroleum based phenols and when finished has no detectable free formaldehyde.

Paperstone qualifies for L.E.E.D. points, is heat resistant to 350 degrees with a class A fire rating, stain resistant to most household cleaners, offers unlimited edge detailing, and is repairable. Check out our Paperstone countertop displayed in our showroom!

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Squak Mountain –http://www.squakmountainstone.com

Squak Mountain Installation

Squak Mountain Stone is a fibrous-cement material comprised of recycled paper, recycled glass, coal fly-ash and Portland cement. Material is hand-cast into “slabs” as an alternative to natural or quarried stone. This product resembles soapstone or limestone’s.

Use Squak Mountain stone as an environmentally -friendly countertop or table top. Come into our store and see, touch and feel Squak Mountain stone that we have used as a table top. Also see our samples of the color options that are available.

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Ice Stone –www.icestone.biz

IceStone Fabrication guidelines

IceStone Maintenance guidelines

IceStone durable surfaces are made with 100% recycled glass. Mother of Pearl chips used in IceStone surfaces are sustainable harvested and also post-industrial recycled product. These surfaces are VOC-free and therefore do not off-gas any VOC's. Due to its high recycled content and Cradle to Cradle Certification, IceStone materials can be used towards LEED points.

IceStone products are the ideal choice for green kitchen countertops. They're also a great option for back splashes, bathrooms, vanities, bathroom dividers, tabletops, interior walls, and commercial flooring applications. Beautiful shower surrounds and bathtubs could be made with IceStone durable surface material. It can be shaped, cut water jet, inlaid, mounted vertically or horizontally. While there are 24 standard colors available, the color palette is infinite.

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Vetrazzo –www.vetrazzo.com

Vetrazzo: Vetrazzo is a visually striking, sustainable option to marble or granite. With Vetrazzo Surfaces you can express both your styles and your respect for the earth without compromise. Made of 85% glass - all of which is recycled - in a cement-based matrix, Vetrazzo can be used in both horizontal and vertical applications.

Countertops and other surfaces that stand out and demand attention but will also stand the tests of time. Featured on the cover Fine Homebuilding's May 2008 edition or, even better, come by ABC and check out our Vetrazzo bar.

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Windfall Lumber www.windfalllumber.com


Butcher block countertop species include reclaimed Douglas Fir, Western Maple, Madrone, Red Alder and Oregon Myrtle. Fir and alder are available in side and end grain, all other species come in side grain only.

All wood used is salvaged or sustainably harvested, available in both standard and custom sizes, and can come finished or unfinished.

Each countertop is made with wood from Washington state and is manufactured in Olympia, WA.

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Teragren butcher block countertops –www.teragren.com

Teragren's hard and durable alternative to traditional butcher block countertops brings an intriguing and subtle parquet pattern of end-grain bamboo into modern kitchens. Manufactured to exacting standards, Teragren’s end-grain butcher block is made with a formaldehyde-free and food safe adhesive perfect for table tops as well as kitchen counters and islands.

When used for food preparation areas an environmentally friendly, food-safe finish is required. Countertops are available in either 30” x 96” or 36” x 72” sizes, with custom sizing options possible.

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Eco-Top: http://www.kliptech.com/ecotop.html

EcoTop is an innovative new surface product that promotes sustainability without compromising quality or style. EcoTop is a 50/50 fiber blend-- 50% of the fiber is 100% post-consumer recycled paper and the other 50% is shredded bamboo fibers-- compressed with a clear, water-based hybrid resin. This clear, hybrid resin technology creates very UV-stable colors that will not change with prolonged sun exposure. EcoTop uses a pigmented pulp process rather than applying a pigmented, phenol-based resin to white paper, to create a consistent, stable color along the surface and throughout the product thickness. This countertop is VOC-free and can contribute to seven different credits within the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED building standards.

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ECO by Cosentino - http://www.ecobycosentino.com/

ECO™ by Cosentino is a durable surface made of 75% recycled content composed of post-industrial or post-consumer materials and is bound by a resin which comes in part from corn oil. The recycled material that is used in these countertops includes, mirror, glass, porcelain, and stone scraps. This is an ideal substitute for natural or engineered stone and is an affordable option.

•High performance against staining, scratching and scorching
•Non-porous, does not require sealers
•Available in 10 colors and two textures

•Available in 63"x 128" slab and standard size tiles
•Backed by a 10-year limited warranty
•Building teams can gain points toward LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for a building project with ECO by Cosentino surfacing
•GreenGuard, NSF and Cradle to Cradle Certifications

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Alternative Building Center, LLC

Showroom Hours
Monday- Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Physical Address:
325 2nd Street, 102
Eureka, Ca 95501
(In Old Town)

Telephone:
707-445-green (4733)

Fax:
707-445-4222

E-mail
info@abcgreenbuilding.com

 
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