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Discover how the natural power of stone can enrich the world we live in

We have one single-minded purpose: unlocking the strengths of stone to enrich modern living

At ROCKWOOL, we have been doing something that looks almost magical: transforming an abundant, renewable natural resource into materials that bring comfort, safety and sustainability to millions of people worldwide. And as we learn more and more about stone wool, we discover new ways that it can change the world for the better.

In the case studies below, you will discover the results of this innovation in action. How low-energy living is helping combat climate change. How cities can be healthier places to live. How modern buildings, no matter how dramatic their designs, can be safe, comfortable and tranquil spaces.

We hope you enjoy these stories.

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The Quad Project / Case Study
Education
24 May 2019

The Quad Student Accommodation

Located on a high-rise island of development in the centre of Norwich, The Quad provides state-of-the-art student accommodation. The goal was to create a building that would be future-proof, structurally sound and fire safe for its occupants. Wanting to reach the highest standard of fire safety by using non-combustible insulation, ROCKWOOL worked with ACS to develop a fully tested solution that would allow ROCKWOOL RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB® to be used in conjunction with ACS ROCKWOOL Framefix.

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Wilmcote House project completed
Residential
13 Sep 2018

Wilmcote House Continued

Wilmcote House is the largest residential EnerPHiT project delivered with residents in-situ in the world and is a testament to what can be achieved by taking a holistic, fabric first, people-focused approach to building refurbishment. By using a combination of several insulation products and systems, including a ROCKPANEL cladding facade system and a combination of ROCKWOOL External Wall, Flat Roof insulation, Fire stopping and Fire Protection products, the thermal performance, air tightness, and fire safety of the housing estate has dramatically improved.

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NAS - National Autistic Society School
Education
17 Aug 2018

NAS Anderson School

Renowned for its sound reducing excellence, ROCKWOOL® stone wool insulation has helped the National Autistic Society Anderson School and Enterprise Campus, a major new-build, autism-specific facility in Chigwell, Essex, address this priority issue to create a calm, productive and quiet learning environment for all students.

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Farringdon Train Station
Commercial
05 Mar 2018

Farringdon Station

Like all Elizabeth Line stations, Farringdon has been designed to create accessible, safe and comfortable spaces that people can move through easily and efficiently - with sound absorbing insulation playing a key role in minimising station noise for passengers and staff.

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Crowne Plaza Hotel - Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 - RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB
Hotels and Leisure
04 Feb 2018

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Noise pollution is an inevitable fact of life at busy airports. So, how can hoteliers in these locations minimise the impact of unwanted noise on their guests? The new Crowne Plaza® London – Heathrow Terminal 4 is leading the way thanks to a pioneering approach from ROCKWOOL based on acoustic performance test data.

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Utility Wise project - Installer carrying ROCKWOOL insulation on shoulder
Residential
15 Dec 2017

South Quays

Many homebuyers warm to the attractions of modern apartment living. Keywest 3 is one developer to recognise the integral role of effective sound insulation in maintaining the comfort and lifestyle of high-rise dwelling on its latest landmark renovation project in South Shields.

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