Forta PRO Gains RISE Certification for Bathroom PODs
Updated: May 13, 2020
Swedish Certification Assures Product Durability, Environment-friendly and Sustainability
Riga, Latvia and Borås, Sweden – February 10, 2020 - Forta PRO, a Latvian based modular construction company has gained RISE certification in Sweden for its prefabricated bathroom PODs. Forta PRO is only the 3rd company to gain such recognition. The certificate assures that bathroom PODs produced by Forta PRO are durable, environmentally-friendly and sustainable for use in hotels, apartments, student housing or in medical facilities.
RISE is an independent, State-owned research institute, which offers unique expertise and over 100 testbeds and demonstration environments for future-proof technologies, products and services. The Swedish approval states that “The product satisfies the requirements set forth in chapter 8, 4 § 3 PBL… and are therefore approved in accordance with the provisions of the following sections of Boverket Building Regulations (BBR)”.
Kristaps Mikelsons, Head of Technical Department, Forta PRO commented: “Swedish regulations slightly differ from other standards so we also had to present our stress calculations of structure which were afterward evaluated by RISE structural engineers. We’re glad to announce that we’ve passed it successfully and our certificate No is SC0268-19 and is valid until February 2025!”