Reasons to Specify RainScreen Slab

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11 Reasons to Specify Earthwool® RainScreen
A1 Non Combustible Rainscreen
Reason 1:

Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is non-combustible, making it suitable for use on buildings of any height. 

Euroclass A1 Reaction to Fire Classification Rating makes it an ideal choice for new build, refurbishment and remediation works. 

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 2
Reason 2:

OUR EARTHWOOL® RAINSCREEN SLAB IS BBA  CERTIFIED FOR USE BEHIND RAINSCREEN CLADDING AND BRICKWORK SO THAT YOU CAN SPECIFY IT  WITH CONFIDENCE.

BBA certification is recognised throughout the construction industry as a mark of quality and reassurance.

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Rainscreen 3D Calculation Knauf Insulation
Reason 3:

BBA ACCREDITED 3D U-VALUE CALCULATIONS - ENSURING YOUR WALLS PERFORM AS SPECIFIED.

We can offer 3D U-value calculations for your rainscreen projects. This provides architects and specifiers all of the information they need in an  easy-to-read format.

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 4
Reason 4:

Our BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is a high performance insulation that will keep buildings cool in summer and warm in winter.

It has a thermal conductivity of just 0.034W/mK.

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 5
Reason 5:

We know speed and accuracy of installation are important, so our BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is more robust for easier handling.

It has an improved formula for increased robustness, so installers will find it easier to handle and fix in position.

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Rainscreen Substrate
Reason 6:

Our BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab takes the rough with the smooth – on your wall that is!

It's engineered to adapt to minor imperfections in the substrates like concrete and masonry. 

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Rainscreen Slab Manufactured in the UK
Reason 7:

Our BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is manufactured in the UK.

As a family owned multi-national manufacturer, we are proud to say that our Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is manufactured at our Queensferry Rock Mineral Wool plant in North Wales!

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 8
Reason 8:

British weather? Don’t worry. Our BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab is  a downpour!

It’s made with a water-repellent additive through the entire thickness of the slab, so it will maintain its integrity while exposed on site.

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 9
Reason 9:

DID YOU KNOW NOISE CAN HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON HEALTH? USE BBA CERTIFIED EARTHWOOL
RAINSCREEN® SLAB TO REDUCE NOISE POLLUTION

Its Rock Mineral Wool fibre structure absorbs sound, so it's ideal for busy towns and cities.

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 10
Reason 10:

Blowing a gale? When secured correctly, BBA-certified Earthwool® RainScreen Slab can survive Britain’s biggest storms.

It has been wind load tested by the BRE to a maximum of 3,600Pa or 76m/s - the equivalent to a category 5 hurricane!

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Earthwool Rainscreen Reason 11
Reason 11:

THANKS TO ECOSE® TECHNOLOGY, OUR BBA CERTIFIED EARTHWOOL® RAINSCREEN SLAB USES LESS ENERGY IN MANUFACTURE, IS HIGHLY DURABLE, CONTRIBUTES TO HIGH LEVELS OF INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND IS MORE PLEASANT TO HANDLE.

It's manufactured using ECOSE® Technology, so it is 70% less energy intensive to manufacture than mineral wool products made using traditional binders.

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