More complex than it seems, the building envelope creates a comfortable environment indoors
Throughout its lifespan ROCKWOOL stone wool building insulation typically saves approximately 85 times more carbon than is emitted during its production. This is equivalent to 155 million tonnes of carbon savings over the lifetime.
ROCKWOOL Group together with other businesses, civil society, investors, public authorities and trade unions call on the EU to make long-term climate strategies compulsory in the Energy Union governance regulation, and to provide guidance to help Member States make their strategies as effective as possible.
Latest addition to global manufacturing set-up will create approx. 150 new jobs in Jefferson County, West Virginia Construction is expected to begin in October this year on the 130 acre site in the City of Ranson, with initial production of ROCKWOOL’s stone wool insulation slated to begin in the first quarter of 2020. With a total investment exceeding USD 150 million, the new manufacturing facility will cover some 43,000 square meters and employ around 150 people in positions ranging from management levels to the production line.
South Harbour School in Copenhagen, Denmark, is a new public school designed and built with focus on energy optimisation and harmonising the connection between the school and its surroundings. The school addresses a need for modern educational facilities while creating a new public space by the waterfront.
Very high levels of insulation are a key element of passive construction, which keeps heat losses so low that a house can be kept warm either without heating or just by preheating the fresh air entering rooms.
When renovating old homes or planning a new development, the right combination of design and insulation can make a big difference to a building’s performance.
At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges.