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Last edited 29 Mar 2019
Fabricated drainage stacks
With more pressure being placed on them, M&E consultants and contracts have to ensure that the systems they specify and install are able to stand up to the long-term tests they’re faced with. With this in mind, many consultants and contractors are turning to accredited systems to ensure both their longevity and sustainability.
Some manufacturers, such as Polypipe Terrain, offer fabricated drainage stacks boasting BES6001 accreditation. This means that the products are not only traceable through the entire supply chain, but they also encourage contractors to think responsibly too. By using systems manufactured off-site which are delivered ready to install, waste and carbon emissions can be kept to a minimum.
Aside from being more sustainable, fabricated drainage stacks are manufactured in a controlled factory setting, reducing the health and safety risks associated with drainage systems which are jointed on-site. Additionally, every drainage stack is air tested as standard, instilling confidence in the entire supply chain that the systems will stand the test of time.
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