2,000m² of Heradesign ceiling panels from Knauf AMF have been specified for one of the country’s first certified Passivhaus primary schools – Wilkinson Primary school, commissioned by Wolverhampton City Council.

The Passivhaus design was chosen for the school because it creates exceptional indoor comfort and meets the local authority’s requirement to reduce the building’s energy consumption.

Heradesign is a range of quality acoustic ceiling and wall panels manufactured from sustainable wood-wool from PEFC and FSC certified sources with a choice of fibres ranging from 1-3mm thick. The UK’s leading Passivhaus architects, Architype, chose Heradesign because its environmental credentials closely aligned with the project’s sustainable design ethos and met the school’s Building Bulletin 93.

Heradesign panels are ideal for schools because they offer outstanding sound absorption, high impact resistance and the highest fire safety rating. The Class A sound absorption of the ceiling panels provides the necessary noise control to allow clear communication between the teacher and pupils in the classroom.