(PRWEB) March 15, 2013
Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, today announced Factory Mutual (FM) Global Approval for its vegetated roofing system. Sika Sarnafil’s FM Approval is the first to be secured worldwide for a vegetated roofing system and includes both the vegetated cover and the Sarnafil roof waterproofing system. The certification was granted to Sika Sarnafil in conjunction with the company’s green roof provider and installer partners, Roofmeadow and Intrinsic Landscaping, and includes approvals for more than 15 various vegetative coverings on both concrete and steel deck construction.
FM Approval assures customers a roofing system that has been objectively tested and conforms to FM’s high standards for roof construction. FM Global is one of the world’s largest business property insurers with clients in more than 100 countries around the globe. The Sika Sarnafil approved systems can be found in FM’s online RoofNav system under the following listings: RoofNav # 329526-0-0 for steel decks and RoofNav #319545-0-0, #319544-0-0, and #319543-0-0 for concrete decks.
“The FM Approval certification is recognized and respected across the globe,” said Peter D’Antonio, National Sales Manager ? Education/Waterproofing, Sika Sarnafil. “We are pleased that our customers now have third party approvals that confirm the performance of Sika Sarnafil green roof systems.”
Sika Sarnafil is a leading manufacturer of green roof systems in North America with more than 40 years of project experience. Through partnerships with leading full-service green roof providers and installers, Sika Sarnafil provides customers with the advantages of a single source project delivery solution, backed by a single source Sika Sarnafil warranty that includes the vegetated cover and the Sarnafil waterproofing system.
Sika Sarnafil vegetated green roof projects include: Music City Convention Center, Nashville, TN; Target Center, Minneapolis, MN; Chicago City Hall, Chicago, IL; Federal Reserve Bank, Charlotte, NC; and more than 1000 other applications worldwide.
View this press release on the Sika Sarnafil website here.
About Sika AG
Sika AG, located in Baar, Switzerland, is a globally active specialty chemicals company. Sika supplies the building and construction industry as well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, rail, solar and wind power plants, façades). Sika is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures. Sika’s product lines feature high-quality concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring as well as roofing and waterproofing systems. Worldwide local presence in 80 countries and some 15,200 employees link customers directly to Sika and guarantee the success of all partners. Sika generated annual sales of CHF 4.829 billion in 2012. For more information about Sika Sarnafil in the U.S. including Canton, MA visit http://usa.sarnafil.sika.com/.
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