2015 Sustainability report showcases Knauf Insulation’s latest innovations

By Anonymous on November 10, 2015

Knauf Insulation’s latest sustainability report showcases its innovative new solutions designed to tackle some of the industry’s biggest insulation challenges — downloaded it here.

Solutions include Kventi, a revolutionary system that halves the time it takes to install a new, fully insulated roof; JetSpray, a blowing wool that efficiently insulates hard-to-reach areas such as crawl spaces or basements and Mineral Plus, a flexible lightweight alternative to Rock Mineral Wool, that cuts easily and fits comfortably into awkward cavity spaces. 

“Simply manufacturing products is no longer enough. The industry wants fully integrated solutions — solutions that save time, save energy and deliver high performance,” says Knauf Insulation CEO Tony Robson. 

The report also highlights the company’s sustainability achievements since its baseline year of 2010: cutting energy use by 15.3%; reducing waste to landfill by 48.8%; lost time accidents by 24% and CO2 emissions by 13.7%.

“Our new report reveals how sustainability and innovation are fundamental to everything we do at Knauf Insulation, but it also showcases how we can unlock money for renovation, the challenge of climate change as well as how energy efficiency can create jobs and growth,” says Tony Robson.

Other report highlights include:

  • How Knauf Insulation is working to provide specifiers with what they need from faster Environmental Product Declarations and online environmental product performance tools to downloadable Green building rating systems factsheets showing how to get maximum points with Knauf Insulation’s key solutions.
  • How increasing numbers of countries are introducing tougher regulations to make their buildings more fire safe and why more governments need to follow their example as well as detailed analysis of the need for better fire tests for construction materials.;
  • How we’re promoting mobility of employees inside Knauf Insulation and the benefit that internal knowledge brings.