Every year Kingspan solutions save our customers six times the annual energy consumption of Dublin, Ireland.
Kingspan is a global provider of innovative high performance, sustainable building envelope solutions for the international construction industry, contributing to carbon management and mitigation strategies that are yielding major environmental benefits worldwide.
Our product range includes world-leading proprietary energy saving insulation technologies including Kooltherm, Optim-R and QuadCore. We build integrated renewable energy systems including solar PV, solar thermal and small scale wind. We also manufacture water management products to facilitate adaption to changing climatic conditions. Our newest division, Kingspan Light & Air, develops solutions to save energy and deliver occupant comfort through optimised lighting and ventilation systems, which fully complement our other products and building envelope technologies.
In 2011 we set an ambitious target to achieve Net-Zero Energy across all of Kingspan’s 90+ manufacturing sites around the world by 2020. Our actions to reduce carbon emissions mean that in 2016 our renewable energy use will be c. 57% of total consumption.
Milestones achieved between 2012 and 2015 include a 23% reduction in energy costs and a 35% reduction in carbon intensity as a percentage of turnover, and the onsite generation of 24.1 GWh of renewable energy.
The climate change agenda is core to Kingspan’s vision and activities and will continue as an integral part of our growth story.