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The importance of the surface

The surface of an acoustic ceiling is vital in several aspects.

 

 

 

For the eye

An acoustic ceiling is often the largest continuous surface in a room, influencing the entire feel of the interior. Sometimes the ceiling is a visual design element, and sometimes a natural, timeless background, but it is the surface that is visible and so its interaction with the room in general is of fundamental importance.

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For the ear 

The surface is of vital importance for a room’s acoustics, as it affects the degree of sound energy that is transmitted or reflected. The amount of sound energy absorbed by an acoustic ceiling is related to the board’s thickness, density, surface porosity and structure.  

Learn about acoustics and sound

 

 

 

 
 

For the mind

With the end-users’ functional and emotional wellbeing in mind, acoustic comfort and a positive ambience are of major importance in a room. The Akutex™ Surface Technology as well as our other surfaces are one part of a whole that ensures the best possible comfort for end-users. Our mission for the future also has a wider perspective - management of the earth’s resources.

Our sustainability work 

 

     

 

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Ecophon Group Head office

Saint-Gobain Ecophon AB 
Box 500 
SE 265 03 Hyllinge

Phone: +46 42 17 99 00 
Fax: +46 42 22 59 29

Deliveries at: 
Yttervägen SE 265 75 Hyllinge

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Painted surfaces

Akutex™ Surface Technology - our most versatile acoustic ceiling surface.

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Contact us

Ecophon Group Head office

Saint-Gobain Ecophon AB 
Box 500 
SE 265 03 Hyllinge

Phone: +46 42 17 99 00 
Fax: +46 42 22 59 29

Deliveries at: 
Yttervägen SE 265 75 Hyllinge

Ecophon Worldwide Contacts

Follow us: Facebook / YouTube / Twitter / LinkedIn