April 9, 2013 – The Conserval group of companies is proud to announce that all of their locations (Conserval Engineering Inc. of Toronto, Canada, Conserval Systems Inc. of NY, USA, and SolarWall Europe Sarl. of Paris, France) have achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification by an accredited registrar.
Speaking on the successful certification, Conserval group of companies CEO John Hollick remarks: « As we defined the global solar air heating sector with the invention and commercialization of the SolarWall® technology, we are continuing to lead our industry by adopting an impressive quality management system that will create a high level of confidence for our clientele. This achievement has resulted in a program of continual improvements in the delivery of our SolarWall® solar air heating solutions as we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations. I am very proud of our company and employees for achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification. It has provided a positive impact internally and to our clients as we continue to deliver leading edge solar air heating solutions around the world. »
ISO 9001 is internationally recognized by more than 80 nations as the gold standard for quality management systems. The standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, ensures that organizations are continuously striving to excel at operational excellence through measured performance metrics. This provides customers with a high level of trust in the services and products of ISO certified companies. Conserval went through a stringent evaluation process that reviewed the development and operation of the integrated quality management system; this includes documentation review, gap analysis, internal audits, the enactment of a preventative / corrective action program and customer feedback program. All of these developments coalesce to enable continual improvement and ensure consistent quality for the customer.
The ISO 9001:2008 certification validates Conserval’s commitment to quality for the supply of custom engineered (SolarWall®) solar air heating and hybrid PV/thermal systems and solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional, military, multi-residential and agricultural applications.
The SolarWall® technology was developed by Conserval Engineering, who commercialized solar air heating around the world. SolarWall® systems are available in various configurations and offer large-scale energy reductions by heating the ventilation air required in commercial, industrial and institutional applications. This translates into substantial life-cycle cost savings and corresponding GHG emissions reductions. SolarWall® systems also generate up to 10 LEED® points and can also be combined with photovoltaic (PV) panels to create a hybrid system generating both heat & electricity. The SolarWall® technology has received commendation from both the U.S. Department of Energy and Natural Resources Canada, and has been used in 33+ countries around the world by private and public sector organizations like the U.S. Army, Canadian Government, NASA, Ford, FedEx, Auchan, Owens Corning, Toyota, Pro-Logis and 3M. Conserval has offices in Buffalo-NY, Toronto-Canada, Paris-France and a distribution channel in 25 countries. Additional information is available at www.solarwall.com
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, they help to break down barriers to international trade.
ISO develops International Standards. They were founded in 1947, and since then have published more than 19 500 International Standards covering almost all aspects of technology and business. From food safety to computers, and agriculture to healthcare, ISO International Standards impact all our lives.
From the Official ISO website www.iso.org
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