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14th Floor

Chiswick Tower
389 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 4AL
www.rockfon.co.uk
Rob Towner
Tel + 44 (0)208 222 7457
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Rockfon

Overview

Rockfon manufactures acoustic ceiling tiles, islands, baffles, wall panels and grid: complete acoustic systems. Rockfon's solutions start with people. The student struggling to hear, patients unable to rest, office workers unable to concentrate. Their range goes beyond acoustics to improve visual comfort, reflect daylight, resist moisture and repel bacteria. Our colours and styles are constantly evolving to help transform human well-being. As part of the ROCKWOOL Group, sustainability sits at the heart of their research and development. It's why they use natural stone, constantly reduce our carbon footprint and recycle as part of the circular economy. Our solutions are used in schools, hospitals, offices, shops, hotels, restaurants, sports facilities, factories…and also at home in home cinemas or open plan living areas where acoustics can be problematic.

CPD Material (5)


Seminar
An Introduction to Acoustic Ceilings for Architects and Interior Designers
This CPD will explore acoustic principles in the built environment whilst discussing topics including compliance and regulations in various sectors, acoustic challenges, functional suspended ceiling design, fire safety, product durability and sustainability. It essentially aims to underscore the advantages of stone wool over other materials. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The key performance characteristics of stone wool - Fire, Acoustics, Hygiene, Sustainability, Humidity
- How to control acoustics in Health, Education, Leisure, Office
- The importance and effect of good acoustics and the challenges faced in the built environment
- Common acoustic design mistakes and the solutions
- How to demonstrate compliance with Approved Document E, Requirement E4, BB93 Acoustics Designs of Schools, BATOD and the Equality Act
- How to demonstrate compliance with Approved Document B, Requirement B2 and the essential use of non-combustible materials
- The benefits of stone wool ceilings and walls
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Unique Benefits of Stone Wool Acoustic Ceilings and Walls for Education
This CPD will explore the benefits of stone wool acoustic ceilings and walls. Discussing topics including compliance and regulations in education, acoustic challenges, functional suspended ceiling design, fire safety, product durability and sustainability, it aims to underscore the advantages of stone wool over other materials. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The different reverberation time regulations in different teaching spaces and how to demonstrate compliance with current UK and Irish acoustic regulations.
- How to specify the appropriate acoustic ceiling or wall product
- Challenges faced when specifying acoustic solutions for schools
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Natural Benefits of Stone Wool for Acoustic Ceilings and Walls
This seminar aims to provide an understanding of the differences between the materials currently available and the appropriate standards, a good understanding of the key criteria that suspended ceiling materials need to contribute to the creation of a pleasant, safe, healthy and comfortable indoor environment.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Unique Benefits of Stone Wool Ceilings in Healthcare
This presentation focusses on ceilings in relation to healthcare buildings. An increasing number of studies throughout the world have demonstrated that appropriate design has a measurable and desirable impact on clinical outcomes and costs. This seminar will help you to specify appropriate ceilings for all healthcare buildings and understand the following topics:
- The benefits of stone wool as a primary material type for ceilings
- Factors to consider when specifying ceilings such as, layouts, colour and surfaces
- Infection control requirements
- Acoustics for privacy but also social interaction
- Lighting, access to nature and natural light
- How to ensure conformance to legislation in healthcare buildings, in particular fire performance
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Interior Acoustic Surfaces for Monolithic Architecture
Modern monolithic surfaces can not only achieve a seamless aesthetic finish but also contribute to excellent acoustics within the room. This seminar focuses on seamless, highly noise absorbing acoustic solutions for ceilings and walls. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- What is meant by monolithic architecture
- Designing for both the eyes and the ears
- Traditional ways of achieving monolithic acoustic finishes followed by a comparison with today’s modern solutions
- The benefits of stone wool monolithic acoustic ceiling and wall finishes
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar