of TIASA is to improve the environment, and the social and economic
wellbeing of Southern Africans through the greater use, and better
application of, thermal insulation.
TIASA members focus on the development of products and services
for the building and construction industry with specific attention
being paid to energy efficiency.
The members of TIASA, the Thermal Insulation Association of Southern
Africa, administered by AAAMSA, agreed to The Advertising Standards
Authority of South Africa’s (ASA) Code of Advertising Practice
as the guiding document for a Code of Ethics for TIASA Members.
The Code of Ethics essentially, consists of a set of moral guidelines,
as contained in the ASA Code of Advertising Practice, towards conductance
of appropriate behavior. Such behavior conforms to professional
standards of conduct.
TIASA members will not engage in any activities that would undermine
the integrity of the Association and will conduct their business
fairly, impartially and ethically.
This Code of Ethics is intended to preserve and advance the image
of TIASA and its members as being honest, transparent and motivated
by performance excellence by being compliant with National Standards
addressing the quality, performance and safety set by the South
African Bureau of Standards (SABS) and in accordance with the Protocols
for Routine Product Testing as determined by the Association.
Members in compliance with the National Standards and adhering to
the Code of Ethics, as set out by the ASA Code of Advertising, will
enjoy the benefit of the protection from erroneous or false claim
Membership of TIASA will provide recognition that products and services
meet the requirements of quality, performance and safety as set
by the SABS.
Members pledge to:
• undertake their professional responsibilities with integrity.
agree not to comply with any
instructions requiring dishonest action or the disregards of established
norms of safety or levels of risk in the design, manufacture and
marketing of their goods.
• endeavour to minimise any adverse environmental impacts
of their technologies and manage resources in a sustainable manner.
• advertising and services should be legal, decent, honest
and truthful, and be prepared with a sense of responsibility to