Sustainability

Sustainability

As an active member of the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) Allco encourages and supports the development and adoption of market-based green building practices aiming to provide better building methods and healthier environments.

We have curated the best waterproofing solutions available from around to the globe to ensure that our offering enables designers to offer sustainable waterproofing integrity to the building industry.  Our procurement process for selecting our solutions assess not only the performance criteria buy also ensures that the products we supply are from responsible manufactures and first in class when it comes to environmental impacts.

A great example of sustainable waterproofing membrane is Hydrotech.  Hydrotech a thick, tough, flexible, self-healing membrane used in roofing and waterproofing applications is low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) and is formulated with inert filler made with up to 40% post-consumer recycled content such as recycled oil and tyres. Through the manufacture of its products with post-consumer recycled content, Hydrotech contributes to the diversion of materials from landfills, and has been assessed for full life cycle impacts according to ISO 14040 and 14044 standards.

Our flagship product range CETCO Volclay derives its legendary performance from naturally occurring sodium bentonite (volcanic clay). VOLTEX contains zero VOCs and can be installed on green concrete in almost any weather condition. Bentonite is non-toxic, non-irritating. It is not considered hazardous on skin contact as is also used as in cosmetics and skin products as a suspender.