Building Green Homes By Using Materials With Recycled Content
The move towards environment-friendly home and building construction is laudable. But it is a feat that requires higher than usual standards. To be truly green, a building has to be green throughout its entire life cycle, from design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. In essence, a building that leaves no negative effect on the environment even after it has been torn down is certified green.
Recycled content in building materials may be appreciated as a good indicator of being green. Jonite reinforced natural stones are made from recycled materials. These are applied in landscaping, grating systems, and interior decours. This means that if a building which used Jonite reinforced natural stones is renovated or demolished, the stones can still be recycled therefore conserving the use of rapidly depleting natural resources.
The use of materials made from recycled content also flows well with the environment. This means there is close to nil toxicity presented to the environment because the formulation of the material is very close to nature. Green buildings are not only constructed green, they also operate green.
Using Jonite reinforced natural stones, therefore, is a better alternative to steel tree grilles, sump covers, or pool and driveway grates. Steel, when presented with elements such as sun and water, can rust. Rust is not only unpleasant to the eyes, but it also increases the toxicity of the soil. Imagine the effect of this to the trees.Moreover, steel manufacturing industries contribute huge amount of carbon emission which causes global warming.
Key To Successfully Installing Recycled Content
The key to successfully installing building materials with recycled content is the technology and formulation employed to achieve it. It is logical to think that recycled material may weaken overtime, but how the formulation behind reinforcing it makes it a viable material for re use. With Jonite reinforced natural stones, you can build a truly green home and office.
With our Twenty Years of expertise as a manufacturer and supplier of architectural and decorative stone gratings, Jonite discovers the transformation potential of space and specifically how it can be developed or enhanced. Our experts possess an eye for detail and complete with our exquiste workmanship and the unlimited potential Jonite provides in colours and textures , our world class designs and craftmanship complement the goal and ideas of international architects and designers.
As early as 1994, Jonite originated and created the whole world's first reinforced decorative stone grating.
Marrying the natural allure of stone with compromising load bearing strength, this union of high material quality and aesthetics endures to prevail over and continued to be unchallenged in the architectural grating industry. Led by a group of passionate and dedicated designers and engineers , our work of art is inspired by the rustic beauty of natural stone while fulfilling the requirements of high construction standards.
Jonite's Collection of Grating Products
Channel/ Trench Drain Grates
Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the idea of gratings in the architectural sector. By having Jonite, architects and designers can now integrate infinite design components into landscape concept with our drainage gratings.
Creative Grates (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 categories - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide range of concepts for architects to select from. Customized design solutions available.
Floor Traps (Floor Grates)
The world's 1st stone homogenous floor drain cover was made by Jonite. We aim to create floor drain covers that fit in into any form of floorings. A wide range of colors readily available for each floor types.
Swimming Pool Grates
More than just a feature, swimming pools are a part of any gorgeous landscape, Jonite develops and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and outstanding slip resistance.
Outdoor Street Furniture
Developed and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we work tirelessly to provide a new concept of street furniture by challenging the perception of regular massive and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is modern, ergonomic and versatile in design.
Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers
Our Jonite Sump Covers provide security, style and functionality and, are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage. Our Sump covers come in a Wide range of standard sizes.
Toilet Grates (shower/ bathroom floor drain gratings).
Redefining how public toilets are viewed, our series of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.
With our wide range of tree gratings which are readily available in a large collection of designs, sizes and shapes, our tree grates integrate readily into any city landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can effortlessly emboss a business insignia or municipal emblem right onto the tree grates in your setting, providing an one-of-a-kind identity to the area.
USA Decorative Grates
All of our Jonite USA decorative trench gratings have adjoining patterns crafted to perfectly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also crafted to conform to ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.
Our special material coupled with our creativity allows enable us maximum design freedom to develop beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.
Jonite Gratings Design Customisation
We can customize and create any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our unique material makes it possible for our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors.
Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 categories - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide variety of designs for architects to choose from. We strive to design floor drain covers that fits into any type of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.