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.
A total of 408 apartments were equipped with Polybutene-1 Underfloor Heating using JG Speedfit lay flat pipe and plumbing fittings.
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.
Operation Earth Repair
The project used a Flexalen network to maximize surface area allowing bacteria to remediate gravely contaminated industrial soil in Anderlecht, Belgium.
The legendary Highbury Stadium was converted into 860 apartments. JG Speedfit was selected for the hot and cold water plumbing for all units.
Heating for 4000 Homes
The City of Purmerend, NL replaced its district heating network into 4,000 existing homes using a pre-fabricated Flexalen PB-1 system from Thermaflex
The Hanse Haus
The Hanse Haus is a remarkable piece of contemporary architecture equipped with JG Speedfit underfloor heating, delivering significant energy-savings.
Almere District Energy
Thermaflex has been a major contributor to the sustainable city development project of Almere, The Netherlands with its Flexalen District Energy system.
STX Cruise Ships
STX France has specified corrosion-free Polybutene-1 piping, manufactured by GF Piping Systems, to equip three new cruise liners.
Hengelo District Energy
A new PB-1 district energy network from local industry sources delivered a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions to Hengelo, The Netherlands.
Village Heating Network
Stellshagen, Germany achieved energy self-sufficiency with a local heating network supplied by regenerative energy through PB-1 insulated piping.
Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum North (UK) has one of the world's largest ever underfloor heating and cooling systems using over 21,000 m of PB-1 pipe.
Farmhouse UF Heating
The latest PB-1 underfloor heating system offers economical and efficient heat distribution with exceptional thermal performance.
Polybutene-1 piping system provides an efficient underfloor heating system solution at a stunning barn conversion in the Cotswolds, UK.
The Grand – Apartments
The iconic cliff side hotel in Plymouth was converted into 24 elegant luxury apartments with PB-1 piping systems specified for heating and hot water
Tschuggen Mountain Spa
A landmark Swiss mountain spa complex, attached to a well known hotel, uses Polybutene-1 piping for its water transport systems.
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.
PBPSA member Thermaflex (North West Europe), the innovator and manufacturer of... more
In September 2011, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched Sustainable Energy... more
A technical document covering all aspects of PB-1 piping capabilities and... more
PBPSA warmly welcomes Nueva Terrain S.L. as our latest member company. PBPSA members... more
The invention of the push-fit fitting is driven by the demand for faster and easier... more
As the heating industry strives to minimise its impact on the environment, PBPSA... more
The At a Glance page provides an overview of Polybutene-1 piping systems and answers... more
Polybutene (PB-1) Frequently Asked Questions responds to queries from visitors inter... more
Flexible plumbing systems produced from Polybutene-1 fulfil the stringent demands of... more
Polybutene-1 heating and cooling systems have been in oper... more
Polybutene-1 piping systems are used worldwide for Distric... more
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Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members