Guest Blog British Gypsum – Acoustic Ceilings Range

Guest Blog British Gypsum – Acoustic Ceilings Range

British Gypsum acoustic ceilings range combines aesthetic design with performance and unique fire resistant properties. The Gyptone, Gyprex, Rigitone and Eurocoustic ranges offer enhanced acoustic, moisture and impact resistant performance with acoustic performance levels up to Class A sound absorption. Gyprex Vinyl faced, wipe-clean tile ideal for use in commercial ceiling applications 100% recyclable gypsum core Wipe-clean vinyl surface Antibacterial grade available High level of light reflectance and resistance to staining   Gyptone Perforated gypsum…

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Guest Blog Ecophon – Ceilings and Walls

Guest Blog Ecophon – Ceilings and Walls

Ecophon is an international market leader in the design and manufacture of acoustic ceiling and wall panel solutions. Part of the global Saint-Gobain Group, Ecophon provides innovative solutions to meet functional, aesthetic and value needs in a sustainable manner. ECOPHON® Focus™ Ecophon Focus™ offers different edge details Comprehensive range of sizes Level changes and installation options Available in a wide range of sizes and lengths Can be ordered in different standard and special NCS colours…

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Product Focus: Knauf Brio Dry Screed

Product Focus: Knauf Brio Dry Screed

Improved acoustic performance and underfloor heating efficiency for a range of applications. Knauf Brio is a dry screed engineered flooring panel made up of 60% recycled content that has an entirely dry installation process that maximises on-site efficiency. The strong, lightweight and quickly-installed dry screed system is specially developed for new or refurbished residential and commercial buildings. Knauf Brio is ideal for use over underfloor heating systems, with a very high thermal conductivity of R=0.38…

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Guest Blog OWA – Ceilings Range

Guest Blog OWA – Ceilings Range

OWA ceilings manufacture the widest range of ceiling systems in mineral and metal materials. The OWA ceilings range includes room acoustics, fire protection, hygiene, metal, moisture resistance and air purity. The CCF and OWA ceilings partnership has enabled both companies to supply a growing number of key accounts and architect designed projects through the industry leading CCF and TP logistics facilities. OWAcoustic Smart Sandila Micro A popular every day white 14mm ‘sand’ surfaced ceiling tile…

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Effective Acoustic Flooring Solutions

Effective Acoustic Flooring Solutions

Soundproofing is an essential part of any build but it is especially key in multiple occupancy high-rise dwellings, which are often subject to increased levels of impact sound between floors. Here, Janeeth Devgun – Flooring & Roofing Category Manager at CCF, discusses how developments in flooring products are contributing to the high acoustic performance required to meet modern living and working standards. Whether new-build or refurbishment, all commercial and domestic developments need to meet or…

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Versatile glass mineral wool slab suits numerous applications

Versatile glass mineral wool slab suits numerous applications

In insulation there’s no such thing as one-product-fits-all, but the new Earthwool OmniFit Slab from Knauf Insulation comes close. These friction-fit slabs of glass mineral wool give you superb thermal performance across a huge range of applications: rafters, timber and steel-frame walls, internal partitions, and internal, separating, and ground floors. These versatile, multi-application slabs are non-combustible and offer laboratory-tested acoustic performance. Best of all, they come at a price that insulates your business against budget overruns….

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A Sound Solution For Banishing Unwanted Noise

A Sound Solution For Banishing Unwanted Noise

Growing demand for both domestic and commercial properties is creating tightly packed neighbourhoods and business communities that edge closer to busy roads and public areas, making noise pollution an increasingly dominant part of everyday life. Annemarie Shotton, Category Manager for Insulation at CCF, discusses the importance of acoustics.   Sources of noise, whether airborne from traffic or voices or from impact such as people walking around upstairs, can be distracting for office workers, a problem for…

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