De Zalmhaven, Rotterdam

De Zalmhaven, Rotterdam

Flexalen insulated piping systems made from PB-1 have been specified for the district energy network for what will be the tallest building in Benelux.

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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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Covalia, San Luis Potosi

Covalia, San Luis Potosi

The Covalia building complex secures an integrated energy solution using a PB-1 system for its wide variety of end-users in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Flexalen Specified for Tallest Building in Benelux

In the port city of Rotterdam, BAM Bouw en Techniek has... more

HakaGerodur at EGC 2019

PBPSA member company HakaGerodur AG will be exhibiting at the European Geothermal... more

Thermaflex to Present at COOL DH 2019

Thomas van den Groenendaal, Commercial Manager of PBPSA... more

Nueva Terrain Hosts Technical Visit from Egypt

As Nueva Terrain expands into new markets with its piping... more

Thermaflex and Armacell sign agreement

Luxembourg / Waalwijk, 3 April 2019 – Armacell, a... more

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

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

HakaGerodur Innovation Award

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

Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members