Proving our standards

We work hard to ensure our systems and products meet the latest criteria and recognise the importance of assisting our customers, specifiers and contractors to achieve their sustainable targets by providing them with informative, honest data that enables them to make an informed choice when selecting our roofing systems.

Bauder has extensive representation in the flat roofing industry lead by our Technical Director, Nigel Blacklock, who represents the UK on many flat roof relevant European standards technical committees and also on most of the relevant British Standards for flat roofing. Nigel is in regular dialogue advising the MHCLG, the NHBC, BBA and many of the larger insurance companies whilst also supporting the Bauder Product Managers who are proactive in their respective trade associations with the following positions held:

  • Chair of the Technical Committee of the Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA)
  • Chair of the Technical Committee of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA)
  • Member of the Joint Flat Roofing Technical Committee of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC)
  • Secretary of Green Roof Organisation (GRO)
  • Member of the Micro-Generation Certificate Scheme (MCS) Working Group 10 Roofing Issues
  • Member of the Solar Trade Association (STA)

This combined knowledge covers the latest changes in legislation and guidance on Reinforced Bitumen, Single Ply, Hot Melt, Cold Applied Liquid, Green Roofing and roof mounted PV. This insight and expertise is disseminated through the business and to our customers via our Area Technical Managers, online technical centre, CPD seminars, toolbox talks, information bulletins and is incorporated into our specifications, drawings and design tools.    

Fire Performance of Bauder Systems

Bauder waterproofing systems verified by the BBA are deemed ‘unrestricted’ and suitable for use on any part of a roof.

More information on British Standards for Fire Performance information ►

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
Statement UK Certification German

The Bauder group operates ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management systems to ensure that product quality is maintained, whilst being totally committed to reducing the impact our business has on the environment. Our goal is to ensure we pass to future generations an intact ecological, social and economic company of the highest quality.  

ISO 9001 ISO 9001
ISO 14001 ISO 14001
  ISO 50001


British Board of Agrément (BBA)
BBA certification is widely known throughout the construction industry as a symbol of quality and reassurance. Through robust test and assessment schemes the BBA  give approval of construction products. It’s a vital ingredient to help ensure acceptance with specifiers, building control, local authorities and insurers. 
Product Declaration Number  
Bauder Total Roof Systems PLUS 10/4744
Bauder Total Roof Systems 10/4744
Bauder Total Green Roof Systems 10/4744
Bauderflex Systems 10/4744
Bauderflex Green Roof Systems 10/4744
Thermofol Membranes 06/4354
Thermoplan Membranes 04/4120
LiquiTEC Roof Systems 14/5152
LiquiTEC Balcony Systems 14/5152
Bauder LiquiTOP System 20/5789
Bauder LiquiTOP 3COAT System 20/5789
Hot Melt Waterproofing Systems 06/4350
Hot Melt Damp-proofing Systems 06/4350
Rooflights 05/4279

Bauder PIR Insulation 16/5365
Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) 
The Eco Platform accreditation is recognised by the BRE as valid and transferable environmental documentation towards obtaining BREEAM credits within their assessment process and LEED assessment schemes.
Product Declaration Number  
Thermofol Membranes EPD-BAU-20160220-IBC1-EN
Thermoplan Membranes EPD-BAU-20160222-IBC1-EN
Bitumen Membranes S-P-00414
PU Insulation - Mineral Fleece Facing EPD-IVP-20140206-IBE1-EN
PU Insulation - Aluminium Facing EPD-IVP-20210001-IBE1-EN
PU Insulation without facing EPD-IVP-20160147-IBE1-DE
PMMA Resin Products (LiquiTEC) EPD-DBC-20190118-IBE1-EN
PU Resin Products (LiquiTOP) EPD-FEI-20180092-IBG1-EN
BauderROCK Insulation  
BauderGLAS Insulation EPD-PCE-20150042-IBA1-DE
BauderJFRI PREMIUM+ Inverted Insulation  EPD-000394
BauderJFRI PREMIUM(300) Inverted Insulation  EPD-000395
Factory Mutual
Statement Certification  

When products are FM Approved, you know that they conform to the highest standards of quality, technical integrity and performance. FM Approvals has been a trusted source of property loss prevention product evaluation for more than a century. Roof assemblies and associated equipment that are certified by FM Approvals undergo a rigorous test program to verify they can withstand a natural hazard or fire event.

Approved products

FM website ►

Trade Associations

Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA)
Statement Certification  

The LRWA consists of the leading manufacturers of liquid applied waterproofing, approved contractors and related materials suppliers..

Membrane member

Certificate ►
LRWA website ►
National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC)
Statement Certification  

The aim of the NFRC is to provide members with companies that they have checked and approved. All supplier members have to abide by the NFRC Code of Practice so all can expect a fair deal whilst working to improve the status of the roofing industry.

Supplier member

Safe2Torch Certificate ►

Membership certificate ►

NFRC website ►
Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA)
Statement Certification  

SPRA represents membrane manufacturers, associated component manufacturers and specialist sub contractors and aims to ensure the delivery of best value single ply roofing systems, through a quality assured partnership. By specifying products and specialist installation by SPRA Manufacturer, Associate and Contractor members you can be assured that all parties meet strict quality criteria. Compliance with these criteria is assessed at application, by annual audit and by random spot checks.

Membrane member

Certificate ►
SPRA website ►
Insulation Manufacturers Association (IMA)
Statement Certification  

Our membership comprises all of the major companies in the Rigid Polyurethane (PUR) and Polyisocyanurate (PIR) Foam Industry in the UK, including manufacturers of finished polyurethane (PUR) and polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam products, suppliers of the various raw materials and machinery manufacturers.

All IMA members have signed up to a Code of Conduct which seeks to ensure that the highest standards of honesty and integrity are maintained.


Certificate ►
IMA website 
Solar Trade Association (STA)
Statement Certification  

Since 1978, the STA has worked to promote the benefits of solar energy and to make its adoption easy and profitable for domestic and commercial users.It looks to continually improve standards and shape and promote best practice in the solar industry through its members, which range from manufacturers to distributers, developers and installers.

Member STA Website ►

Green Roof Certification

Green Roof Organisation (GRO)
  Statement Certification

Bauder are thrilled to be apart of the Green Roof Organisation (GRO) who are now a full trade association. The GRO Guidelines, which refers back to the original German association The Landscaping and Landscape Development Research Society e.V. (FLL), recommends levels of performance, longevity of components and technical design criteria.

Founder member

Flora Locale
Statement Certification

The BauderFlora seed mixes have native British and Scottish provenance for perennial wildflowers, annuals and grasses to meet BREEAM and Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) requirements.  Bauder adheres to the Flora Locale code of practice which promotes and advances the conservation of native wild plat populations for ecological restoration.

Accredited supplier

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Perfect for Pollinators
Statement Certification  

The United Kingdom’s wild bees and other pollinators are considered to be in decline. By planting nectar and pollen rich flowers over a long season, this trend can be reduced. The plant varieties within our Flora Seed Mixes for substrate green roofs have been specially selected and blended to give a high diversity of wildflowers included in the RHS Perfect for Pollinators list to provide a rich habitat for priority pollinators, larval food plants for butterflies and seed sources for birds.  

Member National Pollinator Strategy ►

Solar Certification

Statement Certification  

Energy4All project manage and coordinate your installation from start to finish providing financial solutions and ensuring schools have no administration to undertake. They will audit the proposed scheme ensuring it is a viable proposition and that the energy generated will deliver to you additional revenue with no capital outlay. 

Member Energy4All Website ►