Recycling Glass Wool From Acoustic Panels
Saint-Gobain Ecophon have announced a groundbreaking achievement in the journey towards redefining acoustic design and sustainability. The ReFAB project has reached a significant milestone by successfully testing 3D-shaped panels made from recycled glass wool.
Thanks to a unique recipe that allows the shaping and solidifying of panels into a customised topography, Ecophon has opened the doors to a world of highly personalised acoustic designs. By considering room-specific factors like dimensions, absorptive elements and the presence of furniture, the company can optimise both the quantity and design of these 3D panels to create the ultimate acoustic experience. The magic lies in mixing absorptive and diffusive properties, making the installations efficient and resource-friendly.
The parametric design approach makes the offer scalable and adaptable. Thanks to a mould, the embossed geometry is transferred to recycled glass wool. Then, as a finishing touch, a fabric or acoustic plaster is applied, and it is then ready for installation according to its specific acoustic and design demands.