Press Release Summary:
Reducing noise transfer between rooms, Green Glue Noiseproofing Sealant adheres firmly to wood or metal studs, concrete, plasterboard, and other types of building substrates and will not dry out or crack with age. Water-based and non-toxic product has minimal odor and can seal cracks in floors, walls, and ceilings. Applied along edges and joints, it can be painted once dry and cleans up with soap and water.
Original Press Release:
New Green Sealant Stops Noise
Granville, NY - Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) introduces its Green Glue Noiseproofing Sealant, enabling environmentally friendly and cost-effective noise reduction in one easy-to-use solution. Working in tandem with the company's line of Noiseproofing products, the sealant completes one of the most effective soundproofing system solutions available today.
With any residential or commercial structure, noise transmission from cracks in floors, walls and ceilings is one of the most persistent challenges. Green Glue Noiseproofing Sealant can seal those cracks and reduce noise transfer between rooms by as much as 100 times or more, significantly improving sound isolation and quality of life. It can be easily applied along edges and joints between floors, walls and ceilings.
In addition, this eco-friendly sealant exceeds rigorous LEED green building requirements, offering a green approach to soundproofing. The Noiseproofing Sealant is water-based, non-toxic, has only a minimal odour, and is UL Environment certified as Mould Resistant per ASTM D3273.
Older homes and buildings are particularly susceptible to noise as aging floors and walls can leave cracks and crevices that compromise sound isolation. The Noiseproofing Sealant seals these openings and effectively dampens noise levels, acting as a sound barrier.
"Small gaps and cracks in a floor or wall may not seem like a huge problem, but they can cause severe noise-related distress and disrupt a productive environment," says Mark Darby, Global Sales and Marketing Manager, Acoustics for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics.
The Green Glue Noiseproofing Sealant is available in 28-ounce tubes that fit into quart-sized calking guns used for both professional and DIY applications. Applied along edges and cracks in the same fashion as standard caulking material, it requires no special training to use. The Noiseproofing Sealant adheres firmly to wood or metal studs, concrete, plasterboard and most other types of building substrates. It will not dry out or crack with age and can be painted once dried. Clean-up is simple, requiring only soap and water.
"The Green Glue Noiseproofing Sealant gives homeowners an easy and inexpensive means to add value to their old homes," adds Darby. "It's a great option, especially these days given the current economic downturn and the volatility in the real estate market."
The Green Glue Noiseproofing System is currently available through specialty acoustical distributors in the United Kingdom, France, Benelux, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, Austria and Norway:
"The Green Glue Noiseproofing System is designed to help professionals and DIYers throughout Europe protect the sanctity of their environment by keeping noise out," says Benjamin Mardaga, Market Development Manager for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. "Easy to store, handle, and ship locally to customers, the System generates significant value for our distribution partners and is a cost-effective acoustical solution for end-users."
To learn more about the Green Glue Noiseproofing System, visit www.greengluecompany.com
About Green Glue
Founded in 2003 in Fargo, North Dakota, and relocated in 2009 to Granville, NY the Green Glue Company is an R&D and manufacturing firm specializing in viscoelastic materials and is a leading producer of sound isolation products used in residential and commercial noiseproofing. Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound, the company's first product, is now the best selling product of its kind worldwide. Green Glue is marketed and sold for new construction and remodelling of residential, home theatre, recording studio, hospitality, and multi-family construction. The Green Glue Company is wholly owned by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation.
A Global Leader
Saint-Gobain is a global manufacturer and distributor of flat glass, building products, glass containers and high-performance materials. Based in Paris, France, Saint-Gobain has operations in 64 countries and employs over 190,000 people. Founded in 1665 to manufacture glass for the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, Saint-Gobain remains headquartered in France and had worldwide sales of $53 billion in 2009. Saint-Gobain is a world leader in the construction markets, developing a new generation of building products to help meet the global challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. Our vision is to offer a wide range of solutions and services to make buildings more energy efficient, while enhancing comfort and quality of life. www.saint-gobain.com
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is the world's leading producer of engineered, high-performance polymer products, serving virtually every major industry across the globe. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics businesses support these key industries in bringing advanced technology polymer products and using them in the most demanding applications. Backed by a proud heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is dedicated to working with its customers to solve today's application issues and the challenges that lie ahead.