Release the natural power of stone
to enrich modern living
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…meeting the needs of the world today without compromising the future of the planet…

Jens Birgersson

CEO, ROCKWOOL Group

Our purpose

We are committed to empowering everyone to rise to the development challenges of modern living. By using stone, one of the world's most abundant natural resources, you can make a lasting impact across generations.

From classrooms to stadiums, land to landmarks, people need spaces not only to dream big, but to act on those dreams, making the world a better place for everyone.

This commitment is set in stone.

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Cherasco Passive House, Circularity, night
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What is a Passive House?

Definition, principles & requirements

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Dubai skyline and it's busiest highway
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Energy efficiency defined

When environmental goals are more important than ever, improving energy efficiency in buildings presents an immediate opportunity to make our towns and cities healthier, safer and more sustainable.

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Energy efficient materials

When renovating old homes or planning a new development, the right combination of design and materials can make a big difference to a building’s performance.

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Circular Economy - built to last

The linear “take, make, waste” economic model is reaching its limits. The environment simply does not have the capacity to sustain it any more.

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Móther and daughter in front of fireplace
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Benefits of home improvement

During home renovation, upgrading what’s inside your walls can make the biggest difference of all.

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RockWorld imagery, Parkbohusene, house, plants
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The building envelope

More complex than it seems, the building envelope creates a comfortable environment indoors

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RockWorld imagery, The big picture, cross section, city, urban, street
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Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

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Herlev Hospital (Child Oncology), MediCare X-edge
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Healing architecture

Patients recover faster when healthcare facilities are thoughtfully designed

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RockWorld imagery,The Big Picture, people, indoors, chair, recliner, man looking out window, carpet, apartment, flat
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Measure against Noise pollution

Not all noise is bad, as any lover of loud music would agree. But unwanted noise, otherwise known as noise pollution, poses a real threat to human health and wellbeing.

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Odense Hospital Patient Hotel, Sonar X 600x600x22, Tropic A24 1200x600x15
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Effects of noise pollutiion

As a growing body of evidence reveals the damaging impacts of noise pollution, it’s important that we respond. Good acoustic designs that absorb sound help professionals and students to think and talk more easily, and at the same time create better environments for learning and healing.

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SDU Det Teknologiske fakultet,DK,Odense,C. F. Møller A/S,Bygningsstyrelsen,Svend Christensen,ROCKFON Mono Acoustic
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Open office acoustics

We experience a room with all our senses. So shouldn’t architects spend as much time on how a space sounds as they do on how it looks?

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Non-combustible and fire retardant explained

Non-combustibility is a core feature of fire regulations around the world, and a crucial element of building safety in the case of fire

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This is why fire compartments are important

High quality fire-resistant materials can make the difference between a fire in a building and a building on fire.

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Industrial energy efficiency

With payback in two years or less, investing in insulation could save industry millions.

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Energy efficient construction

Insulation’s extra benefits make it a force for good in society

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RockWorld imagery, The big picture, mountains, view, snow
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Welcome to the zero-energy house

Built with the right techniques, a home can produce as much energy as it uses.

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Indoor comfort

A good indoor climate is essential to health and wellbeing now that we spend up to 90 percent of our time inside.

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Markthal, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, MVRDV, Pennings Akoestiek, ROCKFON Mono Acoustic, Dark grey
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Sick building syndrome

Curing sick buildings can improve profits as well as wellbeing. As we spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors it’s important that the spaces where we work support our wellbeing.

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RockWorld imagery, Modern living, work, woman,
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Indoor temperature: Staying in the comfort zone

If you’ve ever found it hard to concentrate in a chilly room or an overheated office, you’ll understand why it’s so important to have a comfortable indoor environment.

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RockWorld imagery, Modern living, iphone, ipad, family, couch
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Indoor humidity

We spend a lot of time inside, so it’s important that the indoor climate is healthy. The humidity needs to be “just right”...

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RockWorld imagery, The big picture, plants, rock,
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Environmentally Friendly Materials

Buildings have a huge untapped potential to become a central part of the solution to our urgent sustainability challenges.

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Agronomist analysing plants in greenhouse. People,  Grodan, Green, Horticulture.
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Precision horticulture

When water scarcity is a growing problem, horticulture may have the answer. By using stone wool growing media together with advanced irrigation technology, growers in the Netherlands are halving the volume of water needed.

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Saving energy forever

The solution to saving energy is here, today. Insulation is an easy, cost-effective way to make buildings sustainable.

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Production line, ROCKWOOL insulation
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Upcycling: Like recycling, but better

We’re all familiar with the idea of recycling. With ‘upcycling’, waste is transformed into more valuable products, thereby reducing the need for virgin materials.

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Hong Kong island and skyline.
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Cities that save water

Fresh water is our most precious resource. But extreme weather and fast-growing cities mean that unless we take measures to manage it more actively, it could also become scarcer.

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Brunner Eggenfelden, building, balcony
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Aesthetic architecture is important

Beautiful architecture makes us feel better. The emotional impact of beautiful buildings can transcend the personal, even to the extent of improving the communities we live in.

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Family moving into new house, move
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Energy home improvement

Upgrading insulation creates a better living environment and saves money.

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What happens in a fire

All fires require three elements: a source of ignition, combustible materials, and oxygen.

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Toxic smoke inhalation kills more people than fire

Smoke inhalation causes more fire-related deaths than do the fires themselves.

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Union Square San Francisco. Outdoor, people.
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Non-combustible building facades

Every medium- and high-rise building should only be clad and insulated with non-combustible materials

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Reduce water consumption in agriculture

Hydroponic greenhouse cultivation delivers higher yields from lower inputs.

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Our employees #iRockGlobalGoals

In 2018, we ran the #iRockGlobalGoals campaign to raise awareness on the SDGs and what ROCKWOOL is doing to meet them

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Father and son reading
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Passive House

Passive house designs enable us to build houses that save energy, improve air quality and reduce noise pollution.

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Gdansk Imperial Shipyard renovation project
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Going climate neutral

Politicians are taking note: the hitherto reticent Belgian prime minister has called climate change “the fight of the century”.

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