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ecoinsulation Thermal and Acoustic Wall Insulation
Description

ecoinsulation Thermal and Acoustic Wall insulation is made using recycled glass and a sustainable binder that contains no added formaldehyde, and provides a thermal and sound absorbing solution to external walls to help create a home that is peaceful and a comfortable temperature all year round.

Key Features
  • High thermal performance for year round comfort
  • Sound absorbing
  • Non-combustible
  • No added formaldehyde
  • 50 year warranty
  • Made using recycled glass
  • No dyes or artificial colours (natural blown colour)
  • Soft to handle and easy to install
Green Tag Certified
Green Tag Certified
Recycled Content (Pre-Consumer)
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content
Scope of Use
  • ecoinsulation glasswool has been appraised by BRANZ as a thermal insulation material for framed or part-framed walls of domestic and commercial buildings. 
  • The insulation is pre-cut to suit a wide range of thermal insulation requirements and framing set-outs
  • Comes in a range of R-Values — see Product Schedule

 

Limitations on Use
  • ecoinsulation glasswool must be stored under cover and in dry conditions
  • Heavy objects must not be stacked on the packs. The packs must be stored in an orientation that avoids excessive compression of the product.

See BRANZ Appraisal 1049 for full information.

Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • AS/NZS 4859.1 Materials used in the Thermal Insulation of Buildings

In the opinion of BRANZ, ecoinsulation glasswool if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of this Appraisal, will meet or contribute to
meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:

  • Clause B2 DURABILITY: Performance B2.3.1(a) not less than 50 years, and B2.3.2. ecoinsulation glasswool insulation products will meet these requirements.
  • Clause C3 PROTECTION FROM FIRE: Performance C3.7(a). ecoinsulation glasswool insulation products are not combustible building materials and will contribute to meeting this requirement
  • Clause E3 INTERNAL MOISTURE: Performance E3.3.1. ecoinsulation glasswool insulation products will contribute to meeting this requirement
  • Clause F2 HAZARDOUS BUILDING MATERIALS: Performance F2.3.1. ecoinsulation glasswool insulation products do not present a health hazard to people
  • Clause H1 ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Performance H1.3.1(a) and H1.3.2E. ecoinsulation glasswool insulation products will contribute to meeting these requirements

See BRANZ Appraisal 1049 for full information.

In-Service History

ecoinsulation glasswool insulation has been designed utilising world-class, proven technology from Knauf Insulation.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Water Vapour Absorption: Less than 5% by weight
  • Corrosion Resistance: No greater than sterile cotton
  • Microbial Growth: Does not support microbial growth
  • Fire Hazard Properties (AS/NZS 1530.3):
    • Ignitability: 0
    • Spread of flame: 0
    • Heat Evolved: 0
    • Smoke Developed: 0-1
  • Combustibility (AS 1530.1): Non-combustible
  • Thermal Conductivity: AS/NZS 4859.1
  • Eurofins: Indoor Air Comfort Gold Standard
  • GreenTag Level A
  • EUCUB

The formulation used for ecoinsulation glasswool insulation has been independently assessed to meet the requirements of the stringent Note Q standard (and is therefore consistent with the highest Australian and New Zealand industry standards), and also assessed by Knauf Insulation against the criteria of the Australian Safety and Compensation Council ASCC Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC: 1008 3rd Edition]. As a result of this assessment, ecoinsulation glasswool insulation is not classified as hazardous according to the NOHSC criteria.

Acoustic Performance

  • Acoustic results are dependant upon the wall system in which the insulation is fitted
  • ecoinsulation glasswool can provide design advice and testing, via Marshall Day. Please contact ecoinsulation glasswool 

Warranty

  • ecoinsulation glasswool offer a 50 year warranty on wall and ceiling products
B2 Durability compliant
Durability
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
E3 Internal Moisture compliant
Internal Moisture
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
H1 Energy Efficiency compliant
Energy Efficiency
BRANZ Appraised
BRANZ Appraised
CodeMark
CodeMark
Documents
Data Sheet: Thermal and Acoustic Wall
Product Schedule & R Values
CodeMark Certificate
Independent Appraisal (BRANZ)
Warranty
Installation Instructions: Wall Batts
Brochure

ecoinsulation glasswool is a range of thermal and acoustic products for residential and commercial applications giving tradies a choice of glasswool which is easy to handle, and easy on the planet.

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