Does the construction sector want to become more sustainable? Yes of course, we ALL do. It can be complicated, difficult and time-consuming, but it’s beyond important that we all take huge strides to reverse climate change. We have data, certifications and practical ideas for you to adopt now for your project. And by working with us, you can feel reassured that you’re working with a company where sustainability is at the heart of our business strategy.
Key Accounts Manager and Sustainability Ambassador
Popular questions about sustainability
Does Rockfon offer a recycling service for the products?
Rockfon products can be recycled again and again without any deterioration in quality. In many of our markets we now offer the possibility to recycle old stone wool ceiling tiles or cut-offs from installation. We have established partnerships in many countries, and we can support you with your request for recycling.
What is the recycled content of Rockfon ceiling tiles?
The recycled content of the mineral wool core in Rockfon products is >40%. Including facings (paint and glass fleeces) the recycled content of the full product is between 29% and 64% according to ISO 14021. For the specific recycled content of the product you are interested in, download our Product Sustainability Declarations.
Are Rockfon acoustic solutions Cradle to Cradle Certified®?
Cradle to Cradle Certified® is a globally recognised measure that credits solutions that leave a positive impact on people and the planet. Over 90 percent of our acoustic solutions are Cradle to Cradle Certified® in either a Bronze and Silver level, which means that when you choose Rockfon you’re getting more than just a great product, you get a real commitment to a more sustainable future.
In 2020 we updated our EPD to reflect more than 10% reduction in our emissions because of improved energy efficiency measures and by investing in renewable energy. Our EPD covers our full portfolio and it is third party verified according to EN 15804. It is available on our website and it can be found in external databases, like IBU (Institut Bauen und Umwelt), EPD Norge, INIES and UL. In order to get product specific information, please use the product scaling formula in the EPD or get in touch with our local support team.
Where can I find information about the carbon footprint of Rockfon products?
Our carbon footprint is something that you can find in our third party verified EPD. We have also reported our carbon footprint information, from cradle to gate, in our product sustainability declarations. You can find them here and download the one relevant for the product you are interested in.
How do Rockfon products help me with my sustainable building certification (e.g. BREEAM, DGNB, LEED, WELL)?
If you are looking to have a green building certification like LEED®, BREEAM®, DGNB®, WELL, HQE or similar, we can help you achieve your goals by delivering products and solutions with documented benefits.
You can find all the relevant information about how each product helps with your building rating scheme in our Product Sustainability Declarations. There you can find how many credits Rockfon ceiling tiles can help you earn toward your building certification.
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