Polyvinylchloride (PVC-U) rain gutter system


Rain Gutter


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The graph below shows the impact of the four stages in a product's lifetime:

  • production,
  • construction process,
  • use and
  • end of life.


• The collection and gravity withdrawal of rainwater from a typical gable roof by a PVC-U half-round gutter system and its alternative galvanized steel half-round gutter system


  • Rain gutter opening 120mm
  • Two downpipes, Ø80mm
  • Height of house: 5,8m
  • Living surface: 100m2
  • Roof surface (projection on floor): 56m2
  • Floor surface: 50m2

Service lifetime:

  • 50 years

PVC-U rain gutter systems global warming:

Impact on global warming (in kg CO2 equivalent)