PB-1 for High-Rise

PB-1 for High-Rise

PB-1 systems deliver high performance for pressure resistance, impact toughness, water hammer resistance, flexibility and low expansion force.

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Permatopia Eco-village

Permatopia Eco-village

Just south of Copenhagen, a visionary combination of residences and farm utilise a Flexalen PB-1 piping system to distribute geothermal heat.

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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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Halo Development

Halo Development

The unique Halo development in Cambridge utilises new construction techniques including a PB-1 UFH system combined with a modular PS foam base.

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Royal Wharf

Royal Wharf

The largest London development scheme since Battersea Power Station has utilised the Speedfit system from PBPSA member John Guest.

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Highbury Apartments

Highbury Apartments

The legendary Highbury Stadium was converted into 860 apartments. JG Speedfit was selected for the hot and cold water plumbing for all units.

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Stonehenge Visitor Centre

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.

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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.

A New Sustainable Eco-village

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

PBPSA Members Exhibited at Fakuma 2017

PBPSA members HakaGerodur and LyondellBasell exhibited at... more

HakaGerodur Innovation Award

PBPSA congratulates member company HakaGerodur AG which was awarded as one of the... more

New CEO and Shareholder for Thermaflex

Nimbus Investments from Zeist, the Netherlands, have... more

Thermaflex at SusTEM 2017

Christian Engel, Business Development - District Heating & Cooling for PBPSA... more

District Energy Climate Awards

Energy is vital to the functioning of our societies. We need solutions that make it... more

Thermaflex at Euroheat & Power Congress – Glasgow

PBPSA member company Thermaflex attended the Euroheat... more

Major Project Uses JG Speedfit

The largest London development scheme since Battersea Power Station has utilised a... more

Harmonizing Comfort, Capital and Environment

A healthy and cool indoor climate, it is a basic living... more

Nueva Terrain PB-1 Manual

A technical document covering all aspects of PB-1 piping capabilities and... more

A plastic push-fit revolution

The invention of the push-fit fitting is driven by the demand for faster and easier... more

Sustainability at John Guest

As the heating industry strives to minimise its impact on the environment, PBPSA... more


Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members