Nieuwe Wipwei DHC
Nieuwe Wipwei in Roosendaal, NL will be warmed with clean recycled heat from a waste processing plant via a Flexalen, PB-1 network from Thermaflex.
Taunton Residence UFH
An energy efficient heating solution for a home extension was created using JG Speedfit’s Underfloor Heating system utilizing PB-1 Layflat pipe.
Flexible PB-1 piping has been specified for the South Tower and Mall water systems of BD Bacatá in Bogotá, Columbia's tallest building project.
The largest London development scheme since Battersea Power Station has utilised the Speedfit system from PBPSA member John Guest.
Wörgl District Energy
Wörgl homes in Austria are warmed with heat from the local dairy plant via a pre-fabricated, Flexalen PB-1 network from PBPSA member Thermaflex.
The unique Halo development in Cambridge utilises new construction techniques including a PB-1 UFH system combined with a modular PS foam base.
Otopeni District Energy
Avoiding interference with other piping networks and existing infrastructure, Otopeni in Romania, installed a new PB-1 district heating system.
Moulin Guérin Farm
A farm-based biogas plant powered by manure and organic matter from local farms produces energy to power 138 homes and deliver valuable fertilizer.
Stonehenge Visitor Centre
The Stonehenge Visitor Centre at the iconic World Heritage site focused on sustainable building and specified a pre-insulated PB-1 piping system.
The legendary Highbury Stadium was converted into 860 apartments. JG Speedfit was selected for the hot and cold water plumbing for all units.
Finkenstein Solar Village
The solar village in Finkenstein, Austria is a ground breaking design for solar energy using insulated PB-1 piping from PBPSA member Thermaflex.
PBPSA | Polybutene Piping Systems Association
The Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) is an international association of market leading companies committed to the use of the thermoplastic material, Polybutene-1 (PB-1) for the manufacture of piping systems. Also known as polybutylene, PB-1 is used worldwide in applications including piping systems for large-scale building projects, district energy networks, heating and cooling, and plumbing installations.
New PB-1 grades, applications and techniques are constantly being developed. Latest News provides updates of new innovations in PB-1 products, performance and end use.
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