An eco-residential community consisting of between 90 – 120 homes is being built in Panama – and it is made entirely out of plastic bottles. more

May 19, 2016 2:15 PM Environment

The potential offered by airpop engineered air (formerly known as expanded polystyrene) to reduce home heating bills in new build properties is significant, according to the Chairman of the material’s group within the British Plastics Federation. more

May 5, 2016 5:04 PM Materials

Nylon components and ETFE film are providing London's highest all-weather garden with both a cost-effective and weight saving solution that will give visitors protection from the elements as well as a clear view. more

Apr 19, 2016 11:49 AM Materials

An innovative new modular building system that could be used to provide low-cost housing in the UK and beyond is using expanded polystyrene (now known across Europe as airpop) at the core of its design. more

Nov 6, 2015 9:30 AM Materials

The British Plastics Federation has announced the launch of a new conference aimed at specifiers and procurement professionals in the construction industry that will promote the benefits of using vinyl products. more

Sep 23, 2015 10:35 AM Events

Sundolitt’s XPS, an extreme strength, extruded polystyrene, is helping provide high insulation levels, strength and rigidity to a new swimming pool which is being used in the rehabilitation of injured and sick police officers. more

Sep 15, 2015 8:31 AM Materials

A builder in the Netherlands has developed a road structure made of 100 percent recycled plastic that it says has “huge potential” for road construction. more

Jul 13, 2015 12:02 PM Environment

The installation of external wall insulation (EWI) using preformed panels of ‘airpop - engineered air’ – could solve the issue of ‘fuel-poor’ families that cannot benefit from cavity wall insulation. more

Mar 17, 2015 11:46 AM Materials

Dow Building Solutions has launched a new extruded polystyrene insulation board that it says will bring excellent strength, moisture resistance and long-term durability to a wider audience. more

Jul 30, 2013 11:07 AM Materials 1 Comments

Leading UK housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, has chosen to trial Jablite’s Dynamic Cavity insulation in nine new homes it is building in Saffron Walden, Essex. more

Feb 27, 2013 11:10 AM Materials

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