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Global Green Roofs Solutions Player Monier Coolroof Roadshow is Officially Launched





8 April 2010, Kuala Lumpur – For a “greener” Malaysia initiative, the innovative Energy Efficient Roofing Solutions (E³) from billion euro global player MONIER officially launched the MONIER CoolRoof® Road show today with Mr Georg Harrasser, Group CEO for MONIER Asia Pacific who was present to officiate event.

The road show is set to be a sure hit with homeowners as the public can get to experience MONIER  CoolRoof®, one of E³ roofing solutions, first hand and feel the temperature difference through this first-of-its-kind unique concept of viewing melting ice sculpture demonstration with “live” temperatures monitoring in mock-up homes with MONIER CoolRoof® in key shopping malls in the Klang Valley.

“I am sure everyone in Malaysia has experienced the current global climate change with the recent hear wave in Malaysia. Buying a MONIER CoolRoof® is therefore a perfect roof solution in this tropical heat where everyone can now stay cool without having to always rely on air-conditioners,“ said Mr Georg Harrasser.

“Our MONIER CoolRoof® is one of the leading Energy Efficient Roofing Solutions (E³) in Malaysia today, designed from innovations from our R&D centres in Europe where state-of-the-art simulation software and Roof Physics has proven that MONIER CoolRoof® reduces the temperature of the home up to 10 degree Celcius* compared to basic roof design in Malaysia,” he added.

The MONIER’s CoolRoof® is the ideal roof solution for homes in the Malaysian tropical heat where everyone can now stay cool without having to always rely on air-conditioners. With up to 10 degrees Celsius* cooler temperatures, reduction of up to 60%* of air conditioning usage and monthly savings of up to 30%* in electricity bills, MONIER’s CoolRoof® is a quality must-buy roof for every home for long term benefits for every home owner in Malaysia.

The MONIER CoolRoof® creates a natural airflow that limits heat transfer through the roof to provide a cool and comfortable home. MONIER’s R&D teams in Europe and Malaysia have successfully developed a state-of-the-art simulation software, Roof Physics where it was validated that MONIER CoolRoof® reduces the temperatures of the home by 10C* compared to conventional roofs in Malaysia.

MONIER Malaysia has over 50 years experience in Malaysia backed by international ccompetence of being world number one in pitched roof systems, pioneering green technology and leading the industry with environmental friendly roofing solutions in line with a greener planet initiative worldwide to help preserve and protect the environment while providing a better living atmosphere for home owners nationwide.

MONIER in Malaysia is an MS ISO9001:2008 certified company and we are pleased to highlight that Malaysia is out ASIA PACIFIC (APA) Regional hub, having the largest sales, distribution and production network and a R&D centre in Bukit Kemuning.

Headquartered in Oberursel, near Frankfurt, Germany, MONIER operates in more than  40 countries, having recorded sales of 1.5 billion euros in 2008.

About MONIER’s Energy Efficient Roofing Solutions (E³)

The E³ roof systems basically consists of MONIER CoolRoof® and MONIER Solar Roof. MONIER SolarRoof comprises of two key components: MONIER Solar Water Heating System and MONIER Toplight™, converts solar energy to household benefits, without the need for electricity. MONIER Solar Water Heating System maximize the heat from the sun to generate hot water, while MONIER Toplight™, a translucent roof tile illuminates homes with natural sunlight, minimizing the need for artificial light and energy.

MONIER CSR Initiatives in Malaysia

MONIER has several Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, among them are MONIER’s Cool School Programme and the 1 Roof = 1 Tree Campaign. MONIER’s Cool School Programme is the efforts of MONIER to improve the comfort and the studying environment of Malaysian students via MONIER Energy Efficient Roofing Solutions. MONIER has shortlisted a few schools in Malaysia where the old and deteriorated roofs can be replaced with MONIER CoolRoof®. The “1 Roof = 1 Tree” corporate social responsibility programme in Malaysia is a campaign where MONIER invites property developers in Malaysia who are going “green” to plant a tree with every MONIER E3 roof purchased.


With our strong commitment to provide Quality and Innovative Roof System, MONIER has received industry recognition in Malaysia – having won numerous awards including:

·        “Best Brands in Roof System” from The Brandlaureate Awards 2008, 2009 & 2010.

·        2nd Global Award 2010

·        Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2009 organised by Enterprise Asia 2009

·        8th Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise – Keris Award 2009

·        Innovation Excellence for Mediterrano® Roof System from The Malaysian Innovation Excellence Award 2008 from the Malaysia Trade & Industry Organisation (MTI)

About the MONIER Group

“Quality products and systems for a better environment, a better life and a sustainable future.” MONIER is the world’s leading supplier of roofing products and systems for pitched roofs, roofing components and chimney and ventilation systems, operating in 46 countries with 152 production sites. In 2008, more than 11,000 employees generated revenues totaling 1.5 billion euros.


*Date validated by MONIER R&D Center in Europe.

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