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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Speedfit Awarded BMJ "Best Plumbing Brand"

PBPSA member John Guest, a global market leader in... 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

HakaGerodur Innovation Award

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