Mineral wool

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about mineral wool

Product • By URSAURSA PUREONE

URSA PUREONE

URSA PUREONE is the only white mineral wool currently on the market, thanks to exclusive URSA technology which incorporates an acrylic-based binder, allowing the wool to preserve its natural white colour. But a striking colour is not its only asset. PUREONE is smooth and pleasant to touch and generates zero dust. Above all, unlike other mineral wools, it is non-irritating. All these properties make this mineral wool one of the easiest to install and problem-free insulating materials available, as shown by all the prizes won in Europe, awarded by consumers. Moreover, URSA PUREONE’s features go beyond external quality. With zero volatile organic compounds (VOC), this insulating material enhances indoor air quality greatly; making it ide... More

Project • By Knauf AMFSecondary Schools

Calthorpe Park School

Calthorpe Park is a popular secondary school in Fleet. To accommodate increasing numbers, Hampshire Local Authority commissioned an ambitious building programme to expand the school’s capacity to 1450 pupils. This contemporary development includes a new 14 classroom block, library, reception area, technology and art rooms, dining area and a multi-use hall. Knauf AMF ceiling and wall solutions were chosen to provide outstanding acoustic control and enable the school to reduce its energy consumption. The new buildings are designed to conserve energy and emit less CO2. Concrete soffits are fitted within the school to reduce the cooling and heating demands, making these spaces more energy efficient. Thermatex Alpha vertical baffles are fixed... More

Project • By Knauf AMFHospitals

Weir & McClafferty Dental Care

Gourock Municipal Building is the town’s Grade C listed landmark building which sits in a prominent position on the banks of the River Clyde. Richard Robb Architects were part of an ambitious renovation project for the building, which is now home to Weir & McClafferty Dental Care. Knauf AMF ceilings were installed throughout to provide a clean, minimalist aesthetic for a professional working environment that meets stringent hygiene criteria. Architect Richard Robb explained the reasons for choosing Knauf AMF: “We required a ceiling system that provided a clean, simple appearance and allowed us to rationalise level changes with the existing plaster ceilings. Knauf AMF provided us with an effective solution and we would definitely cons... More

Project • By Knauf AMFUniversities

University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland has been transforming its City Campus through a series of landmark building projects. The University has close links with industry, and is internationally recognised for its strong track record in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences and environmental sciences. Building on this position, the University has invested £8.5 million to remodel its Sciences Complex to provide some of the most modern, well-equipped facilities in the UK. Delivered by main contractor Clugston Construction, phase one of the Complex was opened by renowned Professor of Science Lord Robert Winston. Since then, dated offices and science areas have been transformed into integrated, multi-disciplinary teaching laborator... More