Gallery: Energy-Saving Ecom4 Tiles Could Shave 16% Off Your Power Bill

 

When is the last time you got excited about advances in ceramic tile technology? Get ready – Spanish tile manufacturer Ceracasa just unveiled a new breed of high-tech tiles that could cut your energy bill by 16%. The phase-changing tiles feature nano energy storage cells that excel at absorbing thermal energy – meaning they keep interior spaces comfortable for longer with less energy input from climate control systems. They’re also stain-proof and incorporate a glaze that breaks down bacteria and odors. We caught up with this promising passive building material on the floor of Cevisama 2011 – read on for an exclusive first look!

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  1. pattif February 21, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    Mike, this was one of the most interesting research I saw. It is things like this that keep me so excited about the future of ceramic tile. Thanks for letting more people know about the technology emerging in the ceramic tile sector.

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