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EPS in Building

It has been estimated that the effective application of EPS insulation could cut carbon dioxide emissions by up to 50%.

EPS is used widely in the building and construction industry. EPS is an inert material that does not rot and provides no nutritional benefits to vermin therefore does not attract pests such as rats or termites. Its strength, durability and lightweight nature makes it a versatile and popular building product.

Applications include insulated panel systems for walls, roofs and floors as well as facades for both domestic and commercial buildings. It is also used as a void-forming fill material (pods) in domestic housing slabs, civil engineering projects (block) as a lightweight fill in road and railway construction, and as floatation material in the construction of pontoons and marinas.

EPS is widely used in many everyday building and construction situations where its light weight, strength and thermal insulation characteristics provide cost effective high performance solutions.

Major applications of EPS include insulated panel systems for use in floors, walls and roofs of domestic as well as commercial buildings.

EPS is also well proven in civil engineering applications where its inherent strength means it can support structures such as roadways and railways with complete ease.

Did You Know?

EPS is 98% air making it one of the lightest materials available for both packaging and building/construction applications.