Proper insulation for a healthy home

Natural building and insulation - ecological and sustainable

FSC und PEFC Zertifizierung

Insulate properly for a healthy home

Good insulation has many positive effects on our well-being and health. It offers protection against cold and heat, keeps noise out, provides biological benefits and protects against moisture. Ecological STEICO wood fibre insulation materials do all of this and much more.

All STEICO products are made using only fresh, untreated softwood from responsibly managed forests - certified according to the strict rules of FSC® or PEFC. We refine this wood into high-quality, ecological insulation materials.

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STEICO insulation materials are moisture-regulating and completely healthy for the home. This has been independently confirmed. All STEICO insulation materials bear the test seal of the Institut für Baubiologie Rosenheim (IBR). This means that STEICO wood fibre insulation materials are ideally suited for anyone who wants a healthy living environment.

STEICO quality – independently certified

FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®)

The FSC® certificate (Forest Stewardship Council®) certifies that all STEICO wood fibre insulating materials are made from wood from responsibly managed forests. You can find more information about STEICO certification at

www.fsc-info.org

PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes)

The PEFC certification (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes) certifies that STEICO only uses wood from responsible forestry. You can find more information about STEICO certification at

WWW.PEFC.DE

IBR (Institut für Baubiologie in Rosenheim)

The IBR is one of the most respected testing institutes in Germany. The IBR test seal certifies that STEICO products are harmless in terms of building biology – they contribute to healthy homes and a feeling of well-being in the home.

IBU (Institut Bauen und Umwelt)

The Institute for Building and the Environment (IBU) prepares environmental declarations (EPDs) of eco-label type III in accordance with ISO and CEN standards. With the preparation of the EPDs, STEICO provides comprehensive information on the environmental impact of the ecological products over their entire life cycle.

Keymark

The Keymark certification stands for the high quality of the STEICO range. The uniform European certification mark for standardised products documents the compliance of products with European norms and quality standards.

Passivhaus

The STEICO construction system is certified as a component according to the standards of the Passivhaus Institute Dr. Wolfgang Feist. This means that the planner can draw on a large number of defined construction details. This means that passive houses can be built particularly easily and economically with the STEICO construction system.

The contribution of STEICO insulation materials to a healthy home

  • Checked and tested

  • Diffusion-open materials

  • Excellent heat protection

  • Optimum indoor humidity

  • Excellent noise protection

  • STEICO insulation materials are regularly and independently inspected and tested. The IBR seal (Institut für Baubiologie Rosenheim) is proof that only harmless ingredients are used.

  • You know the principle from your outdoor jacket: STEICO insulation materials are "breathable", i.e. vapour-permeable. They offer active moisture management: if moisture gets into the insulation layer, it will dry off to the outside. This intelligent moisture management keeps the construction permanently dry. The ideal protection against moisture in the construction and its consequences such as mould and structural damage.

  • STEICO insulation is not only effective in winter, but also in summer. Thanks to the excellent heat protection, STEICO wood fibre insulation materials make a significant contribution to cooler rooms on the hot days and thus support a restful sleep.

  • STEICO wood fibre insulating materials are hygroscopic, i.e. they can absorb and release air moisture. When used indoors (e.g. in floor constructions or drywall), they help regulate humidity by buffering moisture at the peaks and releasing it again when the air in the room is dry.

  • Stressful background noises such as traffic or construction sites in the neighbourhood reduce the feeling of well-being at home – yet quiet is important for our health.

    STEICO products combine high raw density with excellent insulation values in a special way and thus support energy efficiency and noise protection in equal measure. Due to their high density and porous structure, STEICO wood fibre insulating materials promote sound absorption and thus offer excellent noise protection.

The contribution of STEICO insulation materials to a healthy home

  • STEICO insulation materials are regularly and independently inspected and tested. The IBR seal (Institut für Baubiologie Rosenheim) is proof that only harmless ingredients are used.

  • You know the principle from your outdoor jacket: STEICO insulation materials are "breathable", i.e. vapour-permeable. They offer active moisture management: if moisture gets into the insulation layer, it will dry off to the outside. This intelligent moisture management keeps the construction permanently dry. The ideal protection against moisture in the construction and its consequences such as mould and structural damage.

  • STEICO insulation is not only effective in winter, but also in summer. Thanks to the excellent heat protection, STEICO wood fibre insulation materials make a significant contribution to cooler rooms on the hot days and thus support a restful sleep.

  • STEICO wood fibre insulating materials are hygroscopic, i.e. they can absorb and release air moisture. When used indoors (e.g. in floor constructions or drywall), they help regulate humidity by buffering moisture at the peaks and releasing it again when the air in the room is dry.

  • Stressful background noises such as traffic or construction sites in the neighbourhood reduce the feeling of well-being at home – yet quiet is important for our health.

    STEICO products combine high raw density with excellent insulation values in a special way and thus support energy efficiency and noise protection in equal measure. Due to their high density and porous structure, STEICO wood fibre insulating materials promote sound absorption and thus offer excellent noise protection.

Healthy living products and applications

STEICO roof renovation

Ecological roof renovation with STEICO woodf-ibre insulation materials. Insulates not only in winter but also in summer.

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STEICOflex

Flexible wood fibre insulation mat. Best insulation value of all natural insulation materials.

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STEICOprotect 037

High-insulation wood fibre insulation board for facade insulation λD 0.037.

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