Glasswool - Smart Facade insulation

Smart Facade insulation


  • High thermal performance
  • Sound absorbing
  • Fire protection
  • Slab format - easy to install
  • Silicone treated - water resistant
  • High tear resistance fabric

Product Description

Smart Facade is a high density silicone treated glass mineral wool with a black textile facing, suitable for the external insulation of buildings. Smart Facade is a non-combustible, moisture resistant, vapour permeable insulation that combines a high thermal performance with exceptional acoustic properties.

Smart Facade comes in conveniently sized slabs making it quick and safe to install. The product is made using up to 80% recycled glass and with ECOSE® Technology, a revolutionary bio-based binder that contains no added formaldehyde, meeting the highest environmental requirements.


Suitability of Use

In accordance with C/AS2, Amend 2 (Nov 2020), SmartFaçade classifies as A1 non-combustible material in accordance with BS EN 13501-1.

With a robust woven glass textile and silicone treatment, Smart Facade is designed to withstand intermediate weathering from moisture.

Smart Facade’s thermal performance is resistant to UV radiation over the lifetime of the building. Is is possible the product may change colour / fade however it will maintain its thermal properties.


Product Type Slab
Facing Type Woven Glass Faced


Renovation or New Building Renovation & New Building
Building Type Residential & Commercial

Product Range


Material Code R-Value (m²K/W) Thickness (mm) Width (mm) Length (mm) Pieces per pack Packs per MasterBag Area per pack (m²)
729878 1.6 50 600 1200 9 4 6.5
729892 2.3 75 600 1200 6 4 4.3
779881 3.1 100 600 1200 5 4 3.6


Technical Information

Symbol Result Unit of measure Standard
Thermal conductivity λD 0.032 W/mK AS/NZS 4859.1
Fire Hazard Properties Fire hazard properties: 0, 0, 0, 2. AS/NZS 1530.3
Combustibility Non-combustible AS 1530.1
Reaction to fire Euroclass A1 Non-combustible EN 13 501-1
Short term water absorption WS < 1 kg / m² EN 1609
Long term water absorption WL(P) < 3 kg / m² EN 12087

*The technical data refers to the insulation material and does not include the facing


Green Tag Level A Certification Green Tag Level A Certification
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BRANZ Appraised (Earthwool glasswool) BRANZ Appraised (Earthwool glasswool)
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Smart Facade by Knauf Insulation (BPIR) Smart Facade by Knauf Insulation (BPIR)
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Building products that are covered by the CodeMark™ certification scheme are deemed to not be impacted by the regulation and do not require a separate BPIR document. The CodeMark™ certificate, along with associated reference documentation, provides all information outlined in the BPIR regulations, alternatively Knauf Insulation has a dedicated BPIR document for quick reference.

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File Size
Smart Facade datasheet
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January 2024

0.5 MB

Smart Facade Brochure
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November 2023

33.2 MB

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