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Stuttgart, 03.02.2016: During the Dach + Holz Exhibition in Stuttgart, the KÖSTER BAUCHEMIE AG was recognized by the IBU as a sustainable partner in construction for its roofing membranes. The certificate was awarded by Prof. Dr. Ing. Horst Bossenmayer, president of the IBU, to Managing Director, Dr. Dieter Köster.
In the future, tenders for sustainable projects can utilize information from KÖSTER TPO EPDs regarding the ecological footprint of TPO during the evaluation process of the roofing component and entire building. Unlike other roofing membranes, such as membranes from PVC, KÖSTER TPO membranes qualify for Gold, the highest certification status awarded by the IBU.
The excellent long term durability of KÖSTER TPO Membranes could be proven through a performance test after 14 years of weather exposure.
Waterproofing membrane for drinking water containers. KÖSTER TPO Aqua complies with hygienic requirements for potable water surroundings according to the German DVGW Worksheet W 270 and the KTW guideline. The TPO based membrane is highly tear resistant and provides very high flexibility, so that even large cracks are securely bridged. The membrane is installed by mechanical fastening, requiring little or no substrate preparation. Overlaps are connected by hot air welding. CE Mark according to EN 13967. Fields of application: Drinking water reservoirs, tanks, water retention structures, fish ponds, etc.