PB-1 in High-rise Building

PB-1 in High-rise Building

Due to the increased physical properties required by vertical piping systems, PB-1 is specified in demanding applications such as high-rise buildings.

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PB-1 vs. PE-RT & PEX

PB-1 vs. PE-RT & PEX

PB-1 offers clear benefits across a broad range of performance categories making it the optimum choice for high performance piping installations.

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Abbey Heiligenkreuz

Abbey Heiligenkreuz

A biomass installation connected by a PB-1 piping system delivers a clean, sustainable heat supply for the Heiligenkreuz abbey and village.

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Summerset at Wigram

Summerset at Wigram

The retirement village near Christchurch, NZ has 170 self-contained units and 55 units in the main building and uses a Polybutene-1 piping system.

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Park Hyatt Goa Resort

Park Hyatt Goa Resort

The 45 acre Park Hyatt Goa Spa and Resort utilized PB-1 piping for the renovation of its hot and cold water and air-conditioning systems.

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Edirne Public Housing Heating

Edirne Public Housing

The Turkish Ministry of National Defence replaced the heating network for its public housing complex in Edirne, Turkey, with a Flexalen piping system made from Polybutene-1.

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Maltworks Villas

Maltworks Villas

A derelict maltworks site was transformed into a new residential village comprising 65 villas using a PB-1 hot and cold water system.

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BD Bacatá

BD Bacatá

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.

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Ryman Sutcliffe Village

Ryman Sutcliffe Village

PB-1 piping systems by Dux Industries were utilised for the Bert Sutcliffe Village in New Zealand incorporating over 300 apartments for retired seniors.

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Cambridge Kaleidoscope

Cambridge Kaleidoscope

A total of 408 apartments were equipped with Polybutene-1 Underfloor Heating using JG Speedfit lay flat pipe and plumbing fittings.

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Medical Center Imbanaco

Medical Center Imbanaco

A top clinic in Latin-America utilizes PB-1 piping for the connection and insulation of the water chillers and indoor chilled water distribution system.

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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.

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Latest News

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.

Nueva Terrain PB-1 Manuals

PBPSA member company Nueva Terrain offers a broad range of pipes and plumbing... more

JG Pipe Goes the Extra Length

Responding to customer demand, PBPSA member company John Guest with its JG Speedfit... more

LyondellBasell PB-1 Webinar

On March 7, 2019 PBPSA member LyondellBasell, presented a Webinar: Benefits of... more

Visit HakaGerodur at ISH

PBPSA Member HakaGerodur is pleased to announce the company will be participating at... more

Technical Visit to Nueva Terrain

Following the company's policy of providing technical support to our clients,... more

PBPSA Welcomes Dux Industries

PBPSA is pleased to welcome Dux Industries as our latest member. Based in New... more

New Website for Nueva Terrain

PBPSA member Nueva Terrain recently launched a new corporate website offering a... more

John Guest Doubles Guarantee on Speedfit

When it comes to product confidence, John Guest has always... more

A New Sustainable Eco-village

Just south of Copenhagen in Karise Denmark, Permatopia, a bold and visionary... more


Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members