earthwool insulation pretoria
earthwool insulation pretoria


Knauf Earthwool insulation, often known simply as “Earthwool Insulation” is one of the most popular brands of insulation available in South Africa. They manufacture a wide range of products for a wide variety of applications.

Using revolutionary technology, they have pioneered a completely new way of manufacturing glass wool insulation. The result is a product which out-performed all its competitors on several key fronts.

While some aspects of Earthwool insulation are slightly difficult to analyse and compare with other insulation products, there are 3 features where this German brand has clearly stood out, and which can take most of the credit for their continuing growing popularity.

  • Super Soft & Low Itch Insulation
  • Odourless (No Smell)
  • Compression Packed for Ease of Handling
  • Denser product increasing sound performance.


  • Exceptional thermal and acoustic performance
  • Reduces energy bills
  • Softer – virtually itch-free
  • No added formaldehyde
  • Odourless
  • Naturally brown – no artificial colours added
  • Fire resistant
  • Manufactured using recycled glass bottles

Knauf insulation products made using ECOSE Technology benefit from a binder which has no added formaldehyde and is based on renewable bio-based materials instead of traditional petrol-based chemicals. The technology has been developed for their earthwool and rock mineral wool products. Enhancing our environmental credentials whilst maintaining the thermal, acoustic and fire performance and mechanical properties.


Their ceiling insulation range includes a selection of R-Values to provide builders, designers, installers and DIYers the opportunity to choose the best thermal performance for their project. It will improve the thermal comfort and energy efficiency of the building in which it has been installed thus keeping it cool in summer and warm in winter.

Sustainability - Knauf Insulation
Knauf Insulation with ECOSE® Technology