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David Lupberger: Hi, I am David Lupberger with servicemagic.com. I’m here with Patty Dominguez of Cosentino and she’s going to tell us a little about the new technologies in bath, and kitchen countertops. Hi!
Patty Dominguez: Hi, How are you?
David Lupberger: I am doing very well.
Patty Dominguez: Good, David
David Lupberger: Can you tell me a little bit more about what this particular product is.
Patty Dominguez: Yes, this is called Eco by Cosentino, and it’s a new product. It’s 75% recyclable material. Our material is post consumer, post industrial. We have a cradle-to-cradle certification. As you can see from the colors, we have focused very highly on the design.
David Lupberger: Yes.
Patty Dominguez: The design factor of it
David Lupberger: So when you say it’s 75%, what kind of materials is that again?
Patty Dominguez: The recyclable materials that we use for example are mirror, glass, porcelain.
David Lupberger: These are what these things are made out of?
David Lupberger: Okay, and you’ve got whites and you’ve got blacks over there. How do you get the different colors?
Patty Dominguez: Well, the different color of the ashes, we can make it into a darker color or a lighter color.
David Lupberger: Alright, so again, can you tell me a little bit more about what is the warranty on these eco-friendly products?
Patty Dominguez: Okay, well Eco by Cosentino has a five year warranty. It’s a non porous product and it has a high performance against staining scratching and scorching.
David Lupberger: So when you get that hot thing is on this, it’s not going to scorch or damage it.
Patty Dominguez: That is correct.
David Lupberger: So now we’re looking at Cosentino’s flat sheet brand Silestone. Can you tell me what’s the latest development with Silestone, Patty?
Patty Dominguez: Yes, Silestone is the leader in quartz in the world and today we’re featuring four new colors called our platinum series.
David Lupberger: Okay
Patty Dominguez: As you can see, these four colors are made with all of the attributes that Silestone has with a 15-year warranty.
David Lupberger: 15-year?
Patty Dominguez: Yes.
David Lupberger: Okay.
Patty Dominguez: And we also have the Microban, which is in our product just like all of our other Silestone colors. They do have micro images, antimicrobial protection that stops the growth of bacteria.
David Lupberger: Okay.
Patty Dominguez: And these colors are made with some of the most unique high import materials there is out there.
David Lupberger: That’s gorgeous.
Patty Dominguez: Thank you, we think so too.
David Lupberger: Yes. So, are these available now through your dealers
Patty Dominguez: Absolutely, anyone can call, you can go online to Cosentino USA, or you can also visit your local fabricator and ask them for the new platinum series, our eco series, or any of our products that Cosentino carries.