Polyurethane Systems for building and industry

Insulation with polyurethane systems: an ally of energy efficiency

The reduction of energy consumption in buildings is becoming a crucial challenge. The increasing energy production to meet buildings' demands is one of the most polluting human activities. That is why achieving sustainable and energy-efficient buildings is one of...

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Windows insulation to increase interior comfort

With the arrival of the summer season, the energy expenditure tends to increase to alleviate the heat inside houses and other buildings due to a bad constructive conception (air infiltrations, moisture problems due to condensation, etc.).

Thus, we want to propose ...

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The nightmare of thermal bridges

Thermal bridges reduce the thermal resistance of the elements that form the building envelope. In addition to energy losses, a thermal bridge implies the risk of condensation and the presence of mold in winter.

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Robust thermal insulation to ensure the building's energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is the key feature of a sustainable building and consists of achieving a design that guarantees a reduced energy demand over time.

The optimal thermal insulation of the envelope plays a fundamental role, together with the closing of gaps.

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Thermal bridges in passive houses

Passive houses must meet high demands in terms of thermal insulation and airtightness. By creating an envelope as linear as possible, we can avoid unwanted air infiltrations. To achieve this goal, it is necessary to pay attention to the sensitive constructive points...

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Airtightness in nearly zero-energy buildings and the Passive House standard

Airtightness is an important requirement for energy-efficient buildings, but it’s not the only requirement. An optimal insulation together with airtightness complies with the passive house standard. Why shouldn´t an insulating material that guarantees thermal...

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Fire response of polyurethane: false myths

Polyurethane systems surround our daily lives, however, we still hear some voices that call into question the response of polyurethane in case of fire. 

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