News in July and August 2017

In July, within the framework of the project “Production Facility of Capillary Tube Mats in Latvia”, the company launched the production of capillary tube mat test batches and polypropylene pipes (PPR) PN10 20x2mm and 25×2.3mm for cold (including drinking) water, but, starting from the month of August, the company also launched the production of polypropylene pipes (PPR) PN20 20×3.2mm and 25×4.2mm for hot water and heating systems.

Health certificate

In July, JSC Wasserkabel Baltic received a health certificate stating that the polypropylene pipes (PPR) produced by the company are safe for use with drinking water.

Bureau Veritas certificate

In August, JSC Wasserkabel Baltic received the Bureau Veritas certificate attesting that the manufacturing process of polypropylene water capillary tube mats and pipes is in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9001: 2015 standard.

ISO Certificate

Report by an independent expert on the potential contribution of the Wasserkabel system to the reduction of CO2 emissions

In August, the company also received a report from SIA “Ekodoma”, an independent expert in the field of energy efficiency, and in its conclusions it is stated that: “By using the Wasserkabel system, the amount of CO2 emitted is 3.25 kgCO2/m2 less (per year) compared to classic floor heating systems and 5.9 kgCO2/m2 less (per year) compared to the radiator system.” This confirms the benefits of the Wasserkabel system as a “green” technology and its potential future contribution to reducing CO2 emissions.

CO2 Report by SIA Ekodoma

In August, the new production facility was visited by potential partners from the UK and China, to become familiar with the company’s products and installation methods of the Wasserkabel system.

On 31 August 2017, JSC “Wasserkabel Baltic” concluded an agreement No. SKV-L-2017/434 with the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia for support within the framework of the “Promotion of international competitiveness” programme, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project “Production Facility of Capillary Tube Mats in Latvia”, id. No. NOFI/LV06/AK2/14, financing agreement No. NP-2015/24, is being implemented through a EUR 509,104 grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Norwegian Financial Mechanism.
More information about the project can be obtained by contacting Alexei Vasilyev,, +371 26445599