Even more reasons to Choose Weathertex.

Green

FINALIST in Architecture and Designs Sustainability Awards for 2017: Building Products. Weathertex is endorsed through the PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification), which promotes Sustainable Forest Management through independent third-party certification.

Trusted

WINNER of Architecture and Designs Most Trusted Brand Award.Ā Brands voted as the 100 Top Trusted have been recognised by the public as preferred brands. The poll aims to rank the trustworthiness of brands and showcase them within the industry.

Certified

THIRD PARTY ACCREDITEDĀ and the first manufacturing company GLOBALLY to achieve a Platinum GreenTag certification, and Gold for our Primed flat products. We are also part of the Product Health Declaration andĀ  Declare labelling systems.

Australian

WINNER of the MBA National Export Award.Ā The National Export Awards are sponsored by the Australian Made Campaign and recognise the outstanding export performance of members and others in the Australian building and construction industry in the export market.

CERTIFICATIONS

PEFC

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification.

PEFC works throughout the entireĀ forest supply chainĀ to promoteĀ good practice in the forestĀ and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. Thanks to itsĀ Ā eco-label, customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainably managed forests.

PEFC is an umbrella organization. It works by endorsingĀ national forest certification systemsĀ developed throughĀ multi-stakeholder processesĀ and tailored to local priorities and conditions. With 39 endorsed national certification systems and more than 300 million hectares of certified forests, PEFC is the worldā€™s largest forest certification system.

Each national forest certification system undergoesĀ rigorous third-party assessmentagainst PEFCā€™s unique Sustainability Benchmarks to ensure consistency with international requirements.

ISO 9001

Quality Management System

Weathertex production operations are controlled under an SAI Global Certified ISO 9001 Quality Management System. The Quality Management Principals from the ISO 9001 System are used as a foundation towards performance improvement.

BRANZ Appraisal

BRANZ Appraisals are robust, in-depth independent evaluations for building products and systems to be deemed fit for purpose and Building Code compliant.

A BRANZ Appraisal is a tool that facilitates market acceptance. It gives confidence to building specifiers, Regulatory Bodies, Building Consent Authorities and Building Officials during the building and consent process.

Weathertex has the following BRANZ appraisal numbers: 511, 512, 513 and 514.

PhD

Product Health Declaration

Studies that make connections between toxic products and human health issues speak for themselves, saysĀ David Baggs, CEO and Technical Director of Global GreenTag, at the launch of the ecolabelā€™s newĀ Product Health Declarationā„¢Ā orĀ PhDĀ tool in Sydney at Total Facilities 2017. Ā Ethically, GreenTag did not want to sit on worrying statistics much longer without doing something about it.

ā€œGreenTagā€™s PhD is a radical entry into the market but it is also very necessary because it addresses human health concerns directly ā€“ we have the first system globally to assess the health impacts of the final product ā€“ and not just the hazards of the ingredients.ā€

GreenTagā€™s PhD, he said, is finally going to push for transparency to disclose risks and hazards in products used in workplaces and, in Australian homes too.

You can read the full article from Global GreenTag here.

Global GreenTag

Platinum and Gold Certified

Weathertex have been through a rigorous evaluation from Global GreenTag Pty LtdĀ to determine their outstanding ā€œgreen performanceā€ and we are proud to announce we are the FIRST manufactured productĀ to receive a GreenTag Platinum certification with a GreenRate R Level A for our natural range products. Additionally, weā€™ve received Gold certification for our primed flat cladding and wall panel sheets.

Ecospecifier Global GreenTagCertā„¢ is a third party, multi-criteria, consensus based and externally verified Type 1 ecolabelling program. One of the largest product sustainability certification systems in Australia and globally. GreenTag is the only Certification Mark in the sector approved by the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the US Patents and Trademarks Office and green building rating tools, across the globe.

Greentag comprises of two certification systems.
ā€¢ LCA Rateā„¢ (Life Cycle Analysis) for all products and all rating tools that engage LCA and Environmental Product Declarations e.g. Green StarĀ®, EnviroDevelopment, LEEDĀ®, BREEAM, EarthCheck; and
ā€¢ GreenRateā„¢ for products relevant to Green StarĀ® (Australia, New Zealand and South Africa), Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA), Living Building Challenge and HomeStar (NZ)

AVIS Technique

and QB Certification

Avis Technique and QB quality management certification are both important certifications in the export market.Ā A Technical Appraisal (ATec) is an assessment formed by a group of experts representative of the construction industry, referred to as a Specialized Group (GS in French), on the fitness for use of innovative systems used in building. Technical Appraisals are issued by the Commission Responsible for Issuing Technical Appraisals (CCFAT) (Article 8 of the order of March 21, 2012).

AWARDS

The ACA recognises the achievements, developments and innovation within Australiaā€™s booming construction industry and feature a wide range of categories for solution providers, contractors, architects, developers and local authorities.

Weathertex was one of the 13 Winners of the 2018 Australian Construction Awards, taking out Supplier of the year for 2018.

The industry relies on a number of stakeholders to keep projects moving. Supplier of the year is a company that provides quality, on time, every time.

“Every stakeholder in the construction industry plays a part in keeping the projects moving forward. The supplier of the year focuses on the importance of providing quality products in a timely manner, with its ability to meet deadlines and plan ahead of their schedules. This Winning organisation has built a successful network across the construction industry and should be commended for their resilience in tough environmental & political conditions. Through their clear and comprehensive approach,they have developed top-notch quality products & services for the market. They are proving to be a great model for others to follow.”

We are proud to announce that Weathertex has won Top Trusted Brand two times running! Architecture & Designā€™s biennial ā€˜Trusted Brandsā€™ survey showcases the bestĀ brands in the architecture, building, construction, and design industries.

Weathertex have taken out theĀ 2018 #1 spot for Top Trusted brand, making it back-to-back wins for 2016-2018 in Architecture and Designs biennial survey. With over 600 entries and 6000 votes in 2018, we are proud to be ranked FIRST out of the top 100 brands, and have also taken out top place in the ā€˜Exterior Wall Materialsā€™ category.

With 341 nominated brands and a total of 13,456 votes,Ā Weathertex Australia was votedĀ Architecture & Designā€˜s NUMBER 1 Top Trusted Brand for 2016.The survey revealed the common themes associated with a trusted brand, including great service, products and reliability ā€“ as well as other socially driven themes of eco-friendliness and Australian made.

"Weathertex is my most trusted brand because they are still manufacturing their quality products in Australia and really care about sustainability and the environmental impact of their products."

– One of the 400+ customer testimonials gathered from A&D’s Most Trusted Brand survey

Over 150 projects, people and products were submitted for the 2017 Sustainability Awards, all of which exhibited such a high calibre and level of design. Weathertex are proud to be finalists in the Building Material category.

This year Weathertex were also proud sponsors of the 2017 Sustainability Awards for the ‘Multiple Dwelling’ category.

"It's one thing to say your product is sustainable, but another to back it up with third-party independent certifications...[this] shows how Weathertex is committed to providing transparency of our products and manufacturing processes."

– Jason O’Hagan, Weathertex MD