Functional demands

Product properties and performance must conform to building standards, regulations and individual specifications, which take into consideration both present and future activities in the premises.

Visual appearance

Visual appearance and light highly impacts the overall look and feel of a room.

Thermal comfort

The interaction of acoustics and modern cooling technologies, such as TABS and lightweight cooling systems.

Surface endurance

To ensure the durability of the surface after repeated cleaning, some specific Ecophon products have been evaluated according to ISO 11998:2006 .

Mould and bacteria resistance

Ecophon products have been tested to ensure they do not serve as a natural breeding medium for mould and bacteria.

Mechanical properties

Mechanical properties including loading capacities and general guidelines for Ecophon grids and ceilings.

Lighting

Learn about lighting properties for Ecophon adapted lighting products.

Indoor air quality

The VOC content of Ecophon products is tested by external laboratories in accordance with European regulations.

Impact resistance

Impact resistance of Ecophon products is tested according to EN 13964:2014 (ceiling products) and DIN 18032-3 (wall panels).

Humidity resistance

Ceiling producers must ensure that ceiling tiles have sufficient strength to support their own weight once installed, and potentially an additional point/linear/distributed load.

Fire Safety

Fire safety requirements for suspended ceilings, fire safety design and fire testing and classification of products.

Environmental footprint

Life Cycle Analyses of Ecophon products are conducted in line with ISO 14040 and give a transparent overview of our environmental impact.

Corrosion

All Ecophon grid systems have been developed to meet the basic level of requirements regarding corrosion, specific products meet higher requirements.

Cleanability

Cleaning methods for Ecophon systems and what to consider to avoid unnecessary soiling.

Clean room

Some Ecophon products have been classified according to ISO 14644-1:2015 to ensure their compatibility with clean room requirements.

Chemical resistance

Some specific Ecophon products have been designed to withstand the use of common detergents and disinfecting agents.

CE-marking

Ecophon ceiling systems are CE marked according to the European harmonized standard EN13964:2014.

Air permeability

Some areas, for example clean rooms, require the indoor air pressure to be controlled.

Advanced cleanability

Advanced cleaning methods, disinfecting and scrubbing methods for ceiling panels in demanding environments.

Accessibility

Ecophon offers ceiling systems with full demountability, even with concealed suspension systems.