Because of the green focus in this project, Pir 2 Architects of Trondheim say they chose the acoustic panels because they perform extremely well acoustically, meet green credentials, help create a healthy atmosphere and look good. In addition, the low emission figure was also a decisive factor in specifying this and other internal products, because ventilation had to be kept to a minimum to save energy but without compromising the indoor air quality.
Danish manufactured Troldtekt acoustic tiles are specified throughout the UK and Europe and can be delivered as either FSC or PEFC certified panels. They are manufactured using 100% natural wood fibres and their benefits are high sound absorption, high durability, natural breathability, low cost life cycle performance and sustainability. They are used to improve acoustics in many different projects, such as schools, leisure centres, pools and commercial and public buildings. Available in various sizes and in three grades from ultrafine to coarse, they can be left unpainted or painted in virtually any RAL colour.
Troldtekt sustainability has also been recognised with certification at Silver level within the Cradle to Cradle concept and earns gold on a 4 out of 5 criteria in the Cradle to Cradle certification version 3.1. This international certification has been achieved because the panels do not contain hazardous substances and can be recycled.