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How to Specify Kitchen and Bath Surfacing

This webinar is approved for 1 LU credit for continuing education with AIA.

 This webinar is approved for general credit through the IDCEC.

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The materials that go into the kitchen and bath environment are important: They often reflect current trends, occupants see the items a lot and they have to hold up to moisture. 

We’ll discuss what it takes to successfully specify surfacing in a commercial kitchen and bath setting. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what goes into specifying common surfacing materials: Quartz, Granite and Porcelain.
  • Gain knowledge on the differences between the materials.
  • Learn about the maintenance required of these products.
  • Find out the considerations for specifying surfacing in a kitchen and bath environment.




Lorenzo MarquezLorenzo Marquez
Marqet Group

Lorenzo Marquez is the president of Marqet Group, a full-service marketing agency specializing in the design and construction industry. In his role, he supports manufacturers, distributors, fabricators and trade partners in developing campaigns to increase market share through strategic marketing strategies inclusive of branding, public relations, advertising, merchandising, social media, web and digital strategies.  He is also an executive member of The Rockheads Group, a private surface fabrication network that represents independent stone fabrication businesses across North America. His previous experience includes building international brands and helping companies develop and execute their marketing strategies. He is a two-time Chairman of the Board of NKBA member and a current Board of Director member. He received a degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston, is married with five children and resides in Houston. His social media handle on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn is @lorenzomt