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"Natural Stone Basics 101"

The next CTDA webinar is scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Central on "Natural Stone Basics 101" with Fred Jackson, founder of Estudio Group, LLC. The last day to register for this educational opportunity is Thursday, April 28th.

Webinar Participants Will Learn:

  • Basic types and characteristics of Natural Stone
  • How the geological types affect applications and use
  • Choosing the right sealer for the right type of stone
  • Can Natural Stone be green?
  • How to avoid problem stone installations


Fred Jackson has over twenty-five years of experience in national distribution and architectural network consistently increasing sales. He has extensive product knowledge and excellent training skills in all areas of the flooring industry. In addition, he possesses an in-depth installation and restoration background of ceramic tile, natural stone, terrazzo, hardwood, carpet, concrete and vinyl.

Mr. Jackson has worked as a Stone, Tile and Flooring Contractor, The Stone Business Manager for Aqua Mix, Team Leader, M S International a National Stone Importer, Distributor Sales Manager for Del Piso Tile and Brick, Marble Institute of America (MIA) Instructor, Co-Chairman of Education committee for The Building Stone Institute (BSI) Member of TCNA Sustainability committee, Stone Green committee and Mr. Jackson is also a member of USGBC national and Austin TX and Los Angeles CA chapters of USGBC, LEED for Product manufactures, LEED for Existing Buildings and Operation.

Estudio Group LLC consults with Ceramic tile, coatings, decorative glass, leather and natural stone companies developing Architectural programs, continuing education and green marketing programs.

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