Volcalis mineral wool is an natural and ecological product based on sand and binder of biological origin.
It is an excellent insulation that allows the reduction of energy consumption in buildings. Because it is highly compressible, it reduces the number of transports needed by about 10 times, thus reducing CO2 emissions.
Making use of the best raw materials and high-efficiency advanced technologies, the new plant will provide the market with sustainable and high-quality mineral wool solutions.
The Sustainable Construction Portal awarded Volcalis mineral wool the Sustainable Value label in accordance with 9 of its 10 criteria. Volcalis mineral wool complies with the Portal’s principles, making a decisive contribution to the sustainability of the construction and rehabilitation of buildings.
This PCS certificate reinforces and recognizes the company Volcalis as a supplier of sustainable solutions, which, through the search and use of eco-efficient practices and technologies, continues to reconcile its growth with the protection of the environment.
- Resource consumption criterion (c1)
- Reuse & Recycling criterion (c2)
- Raw material extraction criterion (c4)
- Product composition (c5)
- Embodied energy criterion (c6)
- Origin of the product, or of the materials that make up it (c7)
- Harmlessness to human health criterion (c8)
- Durability and maintenance criterion (c9)
- Certification criterion (c10)
Sustainable Value ®
Ecolabel based on the ISO 14024 standard – Type I Environmental Certifications. It was created by the Sustainable Construction Portal in 2021 and aims to encourage the demand and supply of products that cause less disturbance to the environment, through the communication of precise information about the environmental aspects of products, thus stimulating the potential for continuous environmental improvement oriented towards the best options available on the market. It is voluntary, based on multiple criteria, which authorizes the use of environmental labels on products indicating their global environmental preference, within a category of products, which also consider their life cycle.
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