Finding a balance between price, style and being environmentally conscious, can be difficult when selecting high-end building materials.

But recently the ECO™ line by Cosentino, a revolutionary new line of sustainable countertop and surfacing materials, was the beneficiary of multiple industry awards in innovation and sustainability.

Selected by a distinguished panel of judges, editors, industry leaders, and consumers, ECO™ by Cosentino has won the 2009 Building Products Green Product Awards, Multi-Housing News Green Initiative Awards, Interiors & Sources R eaders Choice Awards. Additionally, it was awarded the Innovative Product of the Year at the 2009 Stone Expo and was recognized as the Best Product at CONSTRUMAT, the leading international construction fair in Barcelona, Spain. The product is carried locally by Stone Systems of North Carolina.

We are thrilled by the industry’s overwhelmingly positive response and are proud to deliver a categorically innovative and beautiful product, said Lorenzo Marquez, vice president of marketing of Cosentino North America. These industry awards and recognition are an important indication that this countertop line is helping to fill a void in the market by providing a sustainable surfacing material that does not sacrifice design or performance…

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For more information, visit www.ecobycosentino.com. With 11 manufacturing lines, Cosentino is the largest manufacturer of natural quartz surfaces in the world. It is available locally through Stone Systems of North Carolina. Call them at 704-238-1659.