Water is a precious commodity and is subject to strict standards all over the world. At the same time, it is a scarce resource with environmental protection standards. As one of the central spaces in a house, kitchens have high occupancy, kitchen fixtures experience heavy use, and access to water is crucial. Thus, there are various benefits in selecting hansgrohe certified kitchen fixtures to better ensure product quality and durability.
Understand the Benefits of Using Certified Kitchen Fixtures
- Increased reliability in terms of product durability and quality
- Can be used to meet building standards around the world
- Improve sustainable building practices
- Help to ensure that water and water products are hygienic
Know What Types of Certificates are Required in your Region
Products that have contact or interact with water are required to meet strict quality and safety standards. This includes the DVGW product certification from the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water, which ensures that products which interact with drinking water are hygienic and safe.
Similarly, there are various building standards that are meant to increase the overall sustainability of water systems. For example, the DGNB Seal from the German Sustainable Building Council and US LEED certification are both used to increase energy-saving practices in construction methods and building systems.
Choose the Right Certified Products for the Project
hansgrohe kitchen and bathroom fixtures including faucets, sinks, mixers, accessories, and more comply with these quality and safety standards with various types of certifications. hansgrohe offers a complete list of product certificates that can be helpful in working with contractors and architects on new buildings and renovation projects. hansgrohe also includes a range of international building certificates to meet water-savings requirements.