Concrete is a great choice for flooring: good energy efficiency, reduction in allergens as compared to carpeting, low resource use by utilizing foundation as finished flooring. Concrete is a great choice for countertops as well; although not perfect, concrete is considered much more "environmentally friendly" than other high end countertop materials.
What about the sealers?? Low and No VOC choices are available, as well as new soy based products for coloring and sealing. New products are always being introduced to the industry. Many supplies are processes are LEED approved.
Trying to make a statement in your home or business? Concrete Countertops are the most unique surfaces available. Not limited by a piece of stone or the selections at a showroom, our countertops are all custom poured, colored and finished to suit your needs. Concrete Countertops can be either precast and installed or cast in place, depending on the job. Colors, edges, and design are customized for each project. Matte, semi-glossy and glossy finishes are all available.
Don't limit your imagination to the typical countertop area; concrete can be used for tables, benches, windowsills, fireplace surrounds, bathtubs, vessel sinks, etc., etc.