Sustainability

Bradford Insulation Group has been manufacturing energy saving insulation in Australia since 1934. Bradford Insulation leads the Australian insulation industry, with a long involvement in providing energy efficiency solutions.

The generation of energy using fossil fuels has resulted in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), which have been linked to global warming and climate change. Insulation contributes to a more sustainable environment, by reducing energy consumption in buildings and industrial processes.

Sustainability

Bradford supports sustainability in 3 key ways:

  1. Improving the living and working environment through greater thermal and acoustic comfort
  2. Saving energy and reducing the associated greenhouse gas emissions
  3. Reducing waste through environmentally sound manufacturing

Bradford Insulation’s glasswool is manufactured from up to 80% recycled glass, waste flat glass and bottle glass, depending on availability. In addition, the remaining glass is made primarily from sand - an abundant resource.

Our glasswool plants:

  • Recycle all water used in the manufacturing process
  • Use high efficiency world class process control technology
  • Maximise compression packaging to reduce transportation energy use
  • Comply with all relevant product and manufacturing standards including ISO9000 and AS/NZ 4859.1

Bradford glasswool insulation products last the lifetime of the building and can be fully recycled, if left in their original condition.

Bradford glasswool insulation uses no ozone depleting products (ODP) in manufacture, have low volatile organic componds (VOC) and low allergen, and have low embodied energy.

Bradford glasswool are amongst the world's most sustainable building products.

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