Saint-Gobain, the worldwide leader for Habitat, which accounts for more than 70% of its sales – mainly for new residential construction and renovation – Saint-Gobain is also very active on industrial markets. The Group provides its expertise in the areas of innovation and co-development through a wide range of high-performance materials for demanding applications in diverse segments, such as the automotive, aeronautical, health, defense, security, and even the food & beverage industries.
Saint-Gobain provides solutions that make buildings more efficient in terms of their energy consumption, and which help contribute to saving the planet. Most of its solutions (especially those using glass, mineral wool insulation, plasterboards, and facade and floor covering mortars) are already helping and will help even more in the future to improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Tomorrow’s habitat will comply with all dimensions of comfort. Everyone wants to enjoy a sense of well-being in their home, to feel safe, protected from the negative aspects of the outside world, comfortable and healthy. Saint-Gobain provides aesthetic solutions (windows, colored mortars, paintable fabrics, etc.), and solutions to improve air quality and manage light and acoustic comfort (ceilings and plasterboards).
In Ireland, some of the best known and respected brands in the construction sector are part of the Group, including Gyproc, Isover, Weber, Ecophon, JP Corry, Bassetts, Performance Plastics and PDM. Together they offer a range of high performance energy-saving products and solutions to help create a more sustainable built environment.