Roofs and Facades

Kiwa can offer you all kinds of tests, inspections and certification of construction products for roofs and facades, for example:

  • Masonry and related products, masonry units, mortars and ancillaries,
  • Thermal insulation products, composite insulating kits or systems,
  • Curtain walling, cladding, structural sealant glazing,
  • Roof coverings, roof lights, roof windows and ancillary products, roof kits,
  • Flat glass, profiled glass and glass block products,
  • Wood based panels and elements,
  • Doors, windows, shutters, gates and related building hardware,
  • Chimneys, flues and specific products,
  • Building kits, units and prefabricated elements,
  • and many more.

Voluntary CE

For construction products for which a harmonized European standard is not available there is the possibility of applying a voluntary CE. For the voluntary route, the first draft of a European Technical Assessment (ETA) and/or European Assessment Document (EAD) is needed.

European Technical Assessment (ETA)

And if your product does not fit within the scope of the harmonized European standards, we offer you to create your own European Assessment Document (EAD) with a European Technical Assessment (ETA) with Kiwa as Technical Assessment Body (TAB).

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Our services in the field of roofs and facades

  • Testing, inspection and certification of floor coverings. Waterproofing membranes including liquid applied waterproofing and kits (for waterproofing against water and/or steam).
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  • Certification of concrete construction elements distinguishes you from other companies based on quality and reliability. By partnering with Kiwa, you can get the most out of working with certification, improving your production to improve your performance, meet your customers’ needs and boost your business.
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  • The K21045 Fire Protection Systems Assessment scheme is a scheme for Testing, Inspecting and Certificaion (TIC) Fire Protection Systems.
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  • For construction products for which a harmonized European standard is not available (e.g. due to special features), there is the possibility of applying a voluntary CE. For the voluntary route, the first draft of a European Technical Assessment (ETA) and/or European Assessment Document (EAD) is mandatory.
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  • A Kiwa test provides you with a certificate with a product certification scheme for the production and application of thermal insulation materials for facade structures with stone-like hollow walls or with panels.
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  • Tests at Kiwa simulate the real conditions on a construction site and use all materials to be tested, such as frames, glass, sealing materials, gaskets and anchoring devices. Thermal transmittance DIN EN 12412-2. Sound measurement according to DIN EN 20140.
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  • The EN 54 series applies to fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around buildings composed of several components that communicate for the purpose of detecting fire at the earliest practicable moment.
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  • Certification of Internal and external Wall and Ceiling finishes with Kiwa: ensure and improve your performance, meet customers’ needs and prove quality of your products and systems.
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