At Knauf Insulation, we believe that by working together with our customers and partners, we can create a more sustainable future for Australia and the planet.
We recognise the urgent need to reduce our own carbon footprint, and are taking action to achieve this through multiple avenues. Additionally, we are working with government bodies and industry associations to help design and promote policies that support energy-efficient buildings. Finally, we are proud to offer a range of high-performing insulation solutions that help to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, reduce carbon emissions, and contribute to achieving net zero targets.
Reducing our own emissions
At Knauf Insulation, we are working to reduce the environmental impact of our products, plants, locations and offices across the globe and are committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. This is an ambitious target, but we believe it is necessary to contribute to a more sustainable future for our planet.
To achieve our net zero carbon goal, we are focusing on three key areas:
- Energy efficiency,
- Renewable energy, and
- Sustainable sourcing.
Energy efficiency is a crucial aspect of our strategy. We have already made significant improvements to our manufacturing processes and buildings to reduce our energy consumption. We are also implementing energy-saving measures such as installing LED lighting, upgrading our HVAC systems, and using waste heat recovery systems.
We are also investing in renewable energy sources to power our operations. We have installed solar panels at some of our manufacturing facilities and are exploring other renewable energy options, such as wind and hydro power.
Sustainable sourcing is another important aspect of our strategy. We are committed to using recycled materials and reducing waste in our production processes. We are also working with our suppliers to ensure that the raw materials we use are sustainably sourced and have a low environmental impact.
To monitor our progress towards net zero carbon, we have set up a system to track our emissions and identify areas where we can make further improvements. We are also working with industry organisations and partners to develop new technologies and processes that will help us achieve our goal.
At Knauf Insulation, we recognise that achieving net zero carbon is a long-term goal that requires ongoing effort and investment. We are committed to playing our part in the fight against climate change and contributing to a more sustainable future.
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High performing insulation solutions for net zero buildings
Building insulation plays a critical role in achieving net zero carbon emissions. Insulation is a cost-effective way to reduce energy consumption of buildings, and our extensive range of insulation solutions are designed to help reduce operational carbon and achieve net zero buildings.
Our glasswool insulation products are designed to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and reduce their carbon footprint and include solutions for use in a variety of applications, including walls, roofs, floors, and ceilings.
By improving the thermal performance of a building, our insulation solutions can reduce the need for heating and cooling, which can significantly reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Our products are also made with sustainable materials and are designed to last for the lifetime of the building, reducing the need for replacement and further reducing carbon emissions.
In addition to our products, we offer technical expertise and support to help building owners and developers design and construct net zero buildings. Our team of experts can provide guidance on insulation solutions and building design to maximise energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
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Helping to shape policy for energy efficient buildings
At Knauf Insulation Australia, we believe that energy efficiency is crucial to reducing carbon emissions, achieving Australia’s net zero target and creating a more sustainable future. That's why we are committed to working with governments to develop policies that improve the energy efficiency of Australia's buildings.
We believe that governments have a critical role to play in promoting energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. By setting clear policies and regulations, governments can encourage building owners and developers to invest in energy-efficient solutions, such as high performing insulation.
We are actively engaged in discussions with government bodies and industry associations to share our expertise from across the globe and advocate for policies that support energy efficiency. We have participated in consultations on a range of policy initiatives, including the National Construction Code, and the Mandatory Building Disclosure Program.
One of our key contributions to policy development is our technical expertise. We have a team of experts who can provide guidance on best practices for building insulation and energy efficiency. We are able to work closely with government bodies to ensure that our insights are incorporated into policy initiatives with the ultimate aim of improving the energy efficiency of Australian buildings.
We also provide training and education to building industry professionals to help them understand the benefits of insulation and energy-efficient building design. By building awareness and capacity in the industry, we can create a culture of energy efficiency that extends beyond policy and regulation.
At Knauf Insulation, we are proud to be working with governments to develop policies that support energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. We believe that by working together, we can create a more sustainable future for generations to come.
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