Polybutene-1 | Case Studies

The PBPSA is an association of global market leaders committed to the use of PB-1 for the manufacture of piping systems. The case studies presented on this website describe completed projects where PB-1 systems have been selected – often for installation and use in challenging conditions. They are also representative of the confidence major architects and specifying engineers have in the long-term service benefits that PB-1 systems deliver.

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District Energy

PB-1 piping systems are used worldwide for District Energy networks supplying public buildings and facilities, apartment blocks and office complexes with heating or cooling from efficient and environmentally optimal centrally located sources.

Amager Bank, DK

The Amager Bank headquarters is situated on the historic Kongens Nytorv Square in... more

Amsterdam Central Station, NL

Europe's busiest train station Amsterdam Central Station, prepares to service up... more

Cavalaire-sur-Mer, FR

Cavalaire-sur-Mer is a French municipality with just over 7,000 inhabitants. It is... more

Heiligenkreuz, AT

The Stift Heiligenkreuz monastery was founded in 1133 by St. Leopold III of the... more

Edirne Public Housing, TR

The Turkish Ministry of National Defence operates public housing for the... more

Permatopia Eco-village, DK

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

Nieuwe Wipwei District, NL

Fourth generation district heating using recycled heat from a waste processing plant... more

Otopeni District Energy, RO

The successful renovation of the DHC network for the Otopeni project constructed by... more

Wörgl District Energy, AT

Wörgl is a municipality located in Austria that has set the environmental... more

Purmerend District Energy, NL

New Slimnet system made from Flexalen renovates 4,000 homes The City of Purmerend... more

Almere District Heating Network, NL

Since 2003, Thermaflex has been a major contributor to the... more

Thermal Soil Remediation, BE

Operation Earth Repair – Anderlecht, Belgium Industrial pollution can take... more

Hengelo District Energy, NL

Efficient energy to Hengelo through a new district energy network Flexalen... more

Otternhagen Biogas Plant, DE

PB-1 Case Study - Otternhagen - Biogas plant uses network of pre-insulated Flexalen... more

Bergweg Estate - Kassel, DE

New Estate piping system reduces system heat loss by 26% The Bergweg Residential... more

Major Projects

PB-1 piping systems have become a vital component part of modern building technology and major projects because of its long life, low maintenance, logistics, ease of on-site installation and handling, and cost benefits.

Italian Research Base Antarctica

Channeling heat in extreme cold for a research base in Antarctica During the... more

Falabella Retail Store, CO

Considered a symbol in its economic transformation, Colombia’s sprawling,... more

Zamek Topacz Resort, PL

Topacz Castle is a historic site, which is comprised of a complex of buildings... more

King Abdulaziz University, KSA

King Abdulaziz University (KAU), located in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was... more

Park Hyatt Goa, IN

Park Hyatt Goa is a unique property nestled along the pristine Arrosim beach. Its 45... more

Quimper Cathedral, FR

Historic monuments are passed down through centuries from one generation to the... more

Royal Wharf, GB

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

Stonehenge Visitor Centre, GB

The Flexalen piping range was specified for use at Stonehenge Visitor... more

Canary Wharf Wintergarden, GB

Underfloor piping system from PB-1 delivers the perfect year-round... more

Royal Albert Hall, GB

The Royal Albert Hall selected Polybutene-1 for its piping systems. Simplicity of... more

Säntis 2000 Expansion, CH

Säntis 2000 expanded the tourist and communication facilities on Alpstein... more

Imperial War Museum North, GB

Polybutene-1 used for one of the largest ever underfloor heating and cooling... more

Local Energy - Stellshagen, DE

Village heating network supplied by regenerative energy To achieve energy... more

The British Museum, GB

The Great Court - British Museum The Queen Elizabeth II Great Court of the British... more

Domestic | Residential

PB-1 piping systems for heating and cooling, and hot and cold water delivery have been in operation for over 50 years, providing uninterrupted energy-efficient heating, cooling and water services to residential and commercial buildings.

Chobham Manor, GB

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park development is a blueprint for major change across... more

The Paddocks, GB

The Paddocks in Littleport, East Cambridgeshire is designed to embrace the... more

Wells Head Cottage, GB

Wells Head Cottage is located on the edge of a beautiful Cotswold village with an... more

Hanborough Gate Estate, GB

While the UK is facing its biggest housing shortfall on record, one Oxfordshire... more

Taunton Residence, GB

The homeowner was looking to enhance the downstairs living space of her 3-bedroom... more

Moulin Guérin Farm, FR

Located in the heart of the Normandie-Maine countryside, the small town of la... more

Halo Development, GB

The Halo Development in Cambridge, UK is an example of a versatile and energy saving... more

Finkenstein Solar Village, AT

The innovative solar village in Finkenstein Austria represents a milestone in... more

North Lodge, GB

The recently constructed North Lodge house in Cardiff was designed to be as energy... more

Highbury Apartments, GB

Innovative conversion of the legendary football stadium to apartments The Highbury... more

Hanse Haus - Oddington, GB

Located in the picturesque valleys of rural Oddington, the new Hanse Haus is a... more

Kaleidoscope - Cambridge, GB

Kaleidoscope is the new Cambridge housing development defined by sophistication,... more

Peak Hill Home - Hampshire, GB

State-of-the-art PB-1 heating solution for luxury home A solid floor underfloor... more

Conversion - Cotswolds, GB

A two-storey barn conversion in the Cotswolds, receives PB-1 underfloor heating At... more

New York Farm - Yorkshire, GB

At New York Farm in West Yorkshire, UK, a comprehensive Polybutene-1 underfloor... more

The Grand - Plymouth, GB

‘The Grand’ on Plymouth Hoe – was recently converted to luxury... more

High Rise | Medical

PB-1 piping systems solve the unique challenges provided by high-rise and medical buildings. Polybutene-1 delivers the advanced mechanical requirements for vertically installed systems and hygienic hot and chilled pressurised water systems.

Victoria Square Apartments, GB

Situated in Woking, one of the largest towns on the London commuter belt, Victoria... more

San Luis Potosi, MX

The city of San Luis Potosi, located in central Mexico, is often considered to be... more

Medical Center Imbanaco, CO

As the 3rd largest city in Colombia, Cali is a major economic and industrial... more

BD Bacatá - Bogotá, CO

Nueva Terrain supplies PB-1 piping systems for a landmark project in... more

Oberengadin Hospital, CH

Renovation of Oberengadin Hospital and staff living quarters Ensuring the quality... more