Saint-Gobain Ceiling Solutions
When structures call for architectural ceilings in the interior fit-out phase, need drives professionals to mix-and-match products from various manufacturers. This approach is followed to achieve the required acoustic, aesthetic, and fire-resistive characteristics within ever-shrinking budgets.
Following the Coronavirus pandemic, the awareness levels of building occupants of their immediate living and workspace have been heightened. People are increasingly aware that well-being is influenced by the impact of acoustic, thermal, and visual treatment in the space they occupy.
Achieving the correct balance of each aspect often presents interior professionals with unexpected challenges at every turn. The wide range of materials available to select in the market can, when combined, result in unpredictable outcomes, particularly in acoustic performance.
Saint-Gobain, through the combination of design and manufacturing plants, both local and abroad offer the Sub-Saharan market a ceiling structure that proves to deliver performance greater than the sum of its components.
Saint-Gobain, offer the Sub-Saharan market innovative ceiling solutions that prove to deliver performance greater than the sum of its components. Saint-Gobain not only offers ceiling solutions that beautify interior spaces, but our solutions change the interior dynamic of spaces based on the required need and performance.
This approach to providing architectural ceilings spans the requirements at the high-end calling for class A and B performance, the mid-range class C and entry-level class D and E designs. This allows Saint-Gobain Ceiling Solutions to provide installers with single-source products needed for high-performance acoustic interior areas, more conservative requirements than general-purpose solutions.
A wide range of materials are available. The point of departure for a dependable and efficient ceiling must be the suspension framework into which tiles are laid, boards are fixed and composite glass wool and plaster panels are fixed. Gyproc supplies the steel Gypframe® ceiling grid products, segmented for professional and fit-for-purpose requirements.
Where lay-in tiles are required to meet access and acoustic requirements, wet-felt Fibrotone® provide the base when acoustic absorption is called for, while Gyprex® reduces transmission of sound energy. As the performance benchmark increases, glasswool Soundlite® tiles provide coverage for the middle market. Meeting the demands of class A, Cineplex glasswool and the newly introduced stonewool Minerval™ A tiles crown the offering.
The ceiling can be considered the ‘fifth wall’ and an important visual design element. Meeting the demands of combining acoustic and aesthetic requirements, Gypsum boards from the extensive Gyptone®(boards and tiles) and Rigitone®(boards) perforated gypsum can be fashioned to great effect; ideal to enhance both acoustic and visual comfort.
Suspended glasswool panels, baffles, and islands from Ecophon® enhance the overall performance for both new-build and existing interiors.
With defined performance and local manufacture for certain products, locally based, internationally trained teams support, guide and provide efficient architectural ceiling solutions.