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Schluter®-Systems is the largest and most innovative provider of tile installation systems in the industry. The company develops products that improve the performance and aesthetics of ceramic and stone tile installations, wherever they may be.   Schluter’s products combine state-of-the-art technology with attention to detail for highly functional and visually appealing results. Products include metal and PVC profiles to protect and improve the appearance of tile edges and transitions, uncoupling membranes to prevent cracks from appearing in tiled floors, waterproofing systems for showers and other wet areas, and a modular screed system to improve heat transfer in hydronic heating systems.

Sustainability and the Environment

As a global company, Schluter Systems is aware of its social responsibilities to local communities. 

For over 35 years, our company has chosen to incorporate recycled materials into the manufacturing of many of our products.  We also strive to recycle scrap and regrind materials in production, diverting these materials from the waste stream.  All of our products are designed to increase the longevity of ceramic and stone tile installations. 

Our commitment to the environment goes far beyond our products.  The Schluter Systems office facilities in the USA are heated and cooled using geothermal technology to reduce dependence on non-renewable resources. Geothermal energy is clean, sustainable energy, which allows us to operate our heating and cooling systems without the production of harmful emissions.  This alternative to the traditional use of fossil fuels helps keep our air and water clean. To learn more about Schluter Systems’ use of geothermal energy, click here

If you would like additional information about Schluter Systems products or the LEED project rating system, please e-mail us at thinkgreen@schluter.com.

Products in VISION House Los Angeles

Schluter®-Shower SystemThe Schluter-Shower System for ceramic tile installation creates a totally waterproof and vapor tight environment that properly manages all moisture.  The system permits the installation of ceramic tiles on shower walls constructed with standard drywall and eliminates the need to build a mortar bed in many instances.

Schluter®-KERDI-BOARDThe Schluter-KERDI-BOARD system serves as a substrate, building panel, and bonded waterproofing solution.  It can be used to create an absolutely flat substrate with precise corners that is immediately ready for tile.  Available in seven thicknesses, it can also be used as a building element to construct free-standing structures for tile coverings.

Schluter-DITRADesigned specifically for ceramic tile and dimension stone installations, Schluter-DITRA serves as an uncoupling layer, waterproofing membrane, and vapor management layer that accommodates moisture from beneath the tile covering and provides support/load distribution for the tile covering.  Schluter-DITRA is a polyethylene mat with square, dovetailed recesses and an anchoring fleece on the underside.

 

     
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