Polybuthene-1 (PB-1) Hot & Cold Pipe Systems


Plumbing, Hot & Cold Water (Pressure)

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The graph below show the impact of the four stages in a product's lifetime:

  • production,
  • construction process,
  • use and
  • end of life.


The pressure supply and transport of hot & cold drinking water from the entrance of an apartment of 100 m2 to the taps.


  • PB-1
  • Solid wall, single layer


  • PB-1; PVDF; PPSU and Brass
  • EN 806 and EN 15876

Service lifetime:

  • 50 years (aligned with the life time of the apartment)

PB-1 hot & cold pipe systems global warming

Impact on global warming (kg CO2 equivalent)