Kiwa Consultancy: excellent advice based on expertise.

Kiwa brings you Trust, Quality and Progress. We do so by applying our leading-edge expertise and knowledge in a wide variety of subjects, industries and markets. When it comes to quality, safety, health, sustainability, uptime and profitability, it is an advantage to have a partner to share knowledge with and to grow with. A partner you can consult to help you in day-to-day work and in tackling the challenges facing your organisation. Kiwa can be that partner.

Note that we strictly separate our consultancy services from our testing, inspection and certification activities. There is no connection whatsoever; all our services are fully independent.

Overview sustainability services

Sustainability services with Kiwa – from quantification of environmental impacts, certification of sustainable products or services to the development of sustainability standards. Kiwa offers different services from quantification of environmental impact to the certification of sustainable products or services.

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UBA – German Evaluation Criteria for Products and Materials in Contact with Drinking Water

In Germany, plastic products of all kinds as well as rubber products that come into contact with drinking water must meet the hygienic and toxicological requirements of the guidelines of the Federal Environment Agency test (UBA). This is described in the elastomer guideline as well as in the KTW guideline.

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Kiwa quality mark for COVID-19 Preventive measures

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has major consequences worldwide for the way people work, recreate and organize their social lives. After the complete or partial lockdowns of spring 2020, organizations are gradually starting up again. Kiwa's quality mark for COVID-19 Preventive measures helps in this respect.

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Lifetime / MTBF

We help you to improve your product in order to increase the satisfaction of your customers and to improve your reputation sustainably.

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Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)

The "Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)" represents the next level of European environmental policy and serves to communicate essential environmental parameters in B2B and B2C.

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Non-destructive testing

Not every structural analysis requires interventions in the building fabric. Various non-destructive or low-destructive test methods are available, especially for an initial assessment of the existing damage potential or to confirm the correct construction.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
EPDs: Comprehensive Environmental Product Declarations

EPDs are type III environmental declarations and are regulated by DIN EN ISO 14025 and DIN EN 15804. They contain quantifiable environmental information on a European harmonized, scientific basis. The data are developed by taking a holistic view of the product, optimization potentials along the material.

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BDA Infrared Thermography

Heat loss occurs in all buildings. An infrared camera can be used to visualise this heat loss, which is invisible to the eye.

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Infrastructure consultancy services

Infrastructure consultancy with a focus on all sorts of pavement constructions. From municipal roads to container terminals, from dike revetments to airports. We are experts in constructions and paving materials like asphalt concrete, concrete and block paving.

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Alkali-silica reaction testing

The alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is one of the most frequent causes of cracking due to driving reactions and efflorescence on concrete structures. All structures that are exposed to moisture are affected – from bridges and structures in contact with groundwater to traffic routes and air traffic areas.

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X-ray diffraction (XRD)

X-ray diffraction (XRD) is used to determine the mineral composition or phase composition of building materials and other inorganic materials.

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Life cycle assessment

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a systematic analysis of potential environmental impacts of a product system over its entire life cycle, from production to use and disposal.

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