Environmental Product Declaration Endorsing Texlon(R) ETFE's Environmental Advantages
Vector Foiltec is pioneering environmental construction with Texlon® ETFE. The world's first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for transparent cladding technology certifies our passion for eco-efficiency and our future project potential.
- (1888PressRelease) July 20, 2012 - Presented at the International Congress for Sustainable Construction 2011 in Stuttgart with partners Nowofol and Dyneon, the EPD verifies Texlon® ETFE's environmental performance against quantified environmental data based on the ISO 14040 series of standards. With increasing demand for scientifically verified environmental performance statistics, EPD's are a fundamental resource for global markets looking towards sustainable design and construction for future generations.
A fully recyclable material with a life span in excess of 50 years, Vector Foiltec's Texlon® ETFE is renowned for its outstanding insulation properties, solar and thermal control capacity and ability to adapt to a wide range of climatic conditions. A self cleansing and low maintenance alternative to comparable cladding systems, Texlon® ETFE is the only ETFE system in the world with an EPD affording simplification of sustainable energy credits in accordance with BREEAM, DNGB and LEED.
Market leader and specialist in ETFE cladding systems, Vector Foiltec has contributed to a host of international projects focused on environmental sustainability including MediaTIC in Barcelona (World Building of the Year 2011), Masdar City in Abu Dhabi (an Eco-City by design), Eden Project in Cornwall (the world's largest botanical biome) and the Khan Shatyr in Kazakhstan (the worlds largest climatic envelope).