PB-1 for High-Rise
PB-1 systems deliver high performance for pressure resistance, impact toughness, water hammer resistance, flexibility and low expansion force.
Just south of Copenhagen, a visionary combination of residences and farm utilise a Flexalen PB-1 piping system to distribute geothermal heat.
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 unique Halo development in Cambridge utilises new construction techniques including a PB-1 UFH system combined with a modular PS foam base.
The largest London development scheme since Battersea Power Station has utilised the Speedfit system from PBPSA member John Guest.
The legendary Highbury Stadium was converted into 860 apartments. JG Speedfit was selected for the hot and cold water plumbing for all units.
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.
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.
Just south of Copenhagen in Karise Denmark, Permatopia, a bold and visionary... more
PBPSA members HakaGerodur and LyondellBasell exhibited at... more
PBPSA congratulates member company HakaGerodur AG which was awarded as one of the... more
Nimbus Investments from Zeist, the Netherlands, have... more
Christian Engel, Business Development - District Heating & Cooling for PBPSA... more
Energy is vital to the functioning of our societies. We need solutions that make it... more
PBPSA member company Thermaflex attended the Euroheat... more
The largest London development scheme since Battersea Power Station has utilised a... more
A healthy and cool indoor climate, it is a basic living... more
A technical document covering all aspects of PB-1 piping capabilities and... 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... more
Flexible plumbing systems produced from Polybutene-1 fulfil the stringent demands of... more
Polybutene-1 heating and cooling systems have been in... more
Polybutene-1 piping systems are used worldwide for... more
Modern jointing technology for Polybutene-1 piping... more
Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members