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New Tyvek® FlexWrap EZ tape helps ptimise airtightness and seal awkward areas

New Tyvek® FlexWrap EZ tape helps ptimise airtightness and seal awkward areas

To ensure structures perform as designed, every detail counts. Tyvek® FlexWrap tapes are ingenious solutions from DuPont created to maximise the functionality of breather membranes and air and vapour control layers by adapting to the most challenging penetrations in the building envelope.

Aiming High with a Grand Design: DuPont™ Tyvek® and AirGuard® ensure great results for the UK’s first Passive Treehouse

Aiming High with a Grand Design: DuPont™ Tyvek® and AirGuard® ensure great results for the UK’s first Passive Treehouse

One of the star turns on Grand Designs recently was the spectacular Treehouse project, built to meet passive house standards and set 40 feet into the forest canopy. Designed as a much loved home and also to operate as a B&B, this blue-sky concept was naturally built to the highest standards of sustainability and efficiency.

New Tyvek® StructureGuard™ for optimum frame protection

New Tyvek® StructureGuard™ for optimum frame protection

The latest Tyvek® membrane is the high-performance solution to wrap up larger builds

DuPont™ Tyvek® Reflex and DuPont™ AirGuard® achieve impressive results for a new timber frame house build in Ireland

DuPont™ Tyvek® Reflex and DuPont™ AirGuard® achieve impressive results for a new timber frame house build in Ireland

DuPont membranes were selected following a lot of research to ensure this project would perform as designed, and these were clearly the best materials from what we know to be a trusted brand.

Tyvek® and AirGuard® tick all the right boxes for a new modular office block development by Extraspace Solutions

Tyvek® and AirGuard® tick all the right boxes for a new modular office block development by Extraspace Solutions

DuPont building membranes have been chosen to enhance efficiency, both in construction and performance, for a new modular office block project for Pramerica by Extraspace Solutions in Donegal

DuPont™ Tyvek® breathes new life into heritage renovations

DuPont™ Tyvek® breathes new life into heritage renovations

In Belgium, two churches have recently been restored by specialists Golinvaux: The Church of Saint-Martin in Arlon, which is designated as an exceptional Walloon heritage site, and Saint-Nicolas-en-Havré in Mons. In order to protect the renovated structures against the elements, both during the build and for the long term, Golinvaux has fitted its usual underlay of choice: DuPont™ Tyvek®.

Tyvek® FireCurb™ Housewrap enhances safety at shopping mall in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Tyvek® FireCurb™ Housewrap enhances safety at shopping mall in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

DuPont™ Tyvek® FireCurb™ Housewrap has been applied to 7,000 square metres in the Park Afyon AVM building and creates an extra protective shield thanks to its non-toxic flame retardant capability.

Tyvek® Reflex protects new build apartments in Torquay against coastal weather conditions

Tyvek® Reflex protects new build apartments in Torquay against coastal weather conditions

The high level of wind and water is one of several key reasons that Cornwall Timber Build specified DuPont™ Tyvek® Reflex for a new build timber frame apartment building in the town, on the site of the former Lansdowne Hotel.

DuPont™ Tyvek® is cast as a reliable performer in Poldark country

DuPont™ Tyvek® is cast as a reliable performer in Poldark country

The advanced breather membrane for modern buildings Tyvek® Supro Plus adds confidence in a dramatic, exposed setting.

Ingenious new Emergency Shelter System for humanitarian crises

Ingenious new Emergency Shelter System for humanitarian crises

SURI Emergency Shelter System for humanitarian crises from Suricatta Systems optimise DuPont™ Tyvek® membranes and DuPont™ Plantex® geotextiles.

The WikiHouse 4.0 project by The Building Centre, Arup and 00 design

The WikiHouse 4.0 project by The Building Centre, Arup and 00 design

The WikiHouse 4.0 project by The Building Centre, Arup and 00 design for the London Design Festival featured DuPont™ Tyvek® FireCurb™ advanced breather membranes to protect the structure.

A new solution in the Czech building market, resulting from the collaboration of DuPont and Ekocell

A new solution in the Czech building market, resulting from the collaboration of DuPont and Ekocell

Studénka, a small municipality in the Region of Moravia and Silesia, can take pride in a newly refurbished prefabricated apartment building. To insulate the building, the contractor used a new technology and a certified insulation system combining Watisol, a cellulose-based insulation, with DuPont™ Tyvek® FireCurb™ Housewrap membrane

USE Architects has transformed Mentmore Terrace in London’s Hackney

USE Architects has transformed Mentmore Terrace in London’s Hackney

The structure benefits from the installation of DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Façade created specifically to allow greater design freedom, reliable protection and enhanced energy performance for open-jointed facades.

XIV century St. Wenceslas Chapel is now protected with DuPont™ Tyvek® Metal advanced membrane

XIV century St. Wenceslas Chapel is now protected with DuPont™ Tyvek® Metal advanced membrane

Tyvek® Metal had the honour of being used for an extremely important and challenging renewal projects of this kind: the reconstruction of the roof of St. Wenceslas Chapel at St. Vitus Cathedral

Tyvek® is an airtight investment for high-spec Eco Lodges

Tyvek® is an airtight investment for high-spec Eco Lodges

Cornwall’s beautifully rugged coastline now has a new asset in the form of The Residence: 50 high-spec ‘Eco-Lodges’ created to superior standards of sustainability, elegance and comfort.

The Brighton Waste House is now open

The Brighton Waste House is now open

DuPont™ Tyvek® advanced breather membranes help waste products to perform in unexpected ways in a new building experiment

Tyvek® Reflex performs behind the scenes at NU@D2 residential development

Tyvek® Reflex performs behind the scenes at NU@D2 residential development

Designed to protect the building envelope and work together with insulation to enhance thermal efficiency, this durable yet lightweight and easy-to-install material offers all the reliability and performance you would expect from the unique DuPont™ Tyvek® technology

Addressing long-term environmental sustainability needs of natural park structure

Addressing long-term environmental sustainability needs of natural park structure

The Old Faithful Visitor Education Center at Yellowstone National Park is being outfitted with DuPont™ Tyvek® products (Weather Barrier Systems). The products of DuPont used in the building, along with others throughout the park will help to reduce Yellowstone’s overall energy consumption, as well as prepare it for increased visitation while mitigating risk to its natural resources.

Tyvek® adds to the architectural wisdom of the new Liverpool Central Library

Tyvek® adds to the architectural wisdom of the new Liverpool Central Library

The renewed Liverpool Central Library is a landmark £50 million redevelopment of a Grade II* listed building in a UNESCO World Heritage location. This exemplary scheme has employed advanced methods and materials to both restore important historic features and add bold new additions.

Tyvek® FireCurb™ contributes to safety, protection and sustainability of Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Tyvek® FireCurb™ contributes to safety, protection and sustainability of Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Advanced protection for greater thermal efficiency, fire safety and comfort has been specified for an extension to a children’s hospital in Dublin, in the form of two hi-tech membranes from DuPont Building Innovations.

Tyvek® FireCurb™ key to enhancing safety and sustainability at the new Lerkendal Hotel and Congress Centre

Tyvek® FireCurb™ key to enhancing safety and sustainability at the new Lerkendal Hotel and Congress Centre

12,000 square metres of DuPont™ Tyvek® FireCurb™ Housewrap with flame retardant performance has been installed, in the form of panels made off-site, to the external envelope of the new 400 room Lerkendal Hotel, Norway.

Tyvek® advanced building membrane is fit for purpose at new Sports Hall

Tyvek® advanced building membrane is fit for purpose at new Sports Hall

The impressive new 1,435 square metres Little Venice Sports Centre, in Paddington, West London was commissioned by Westminster Council to provide the very best in leisure and learning facilities for the community. It was also designed to be as energy-efficient as possible and the specification of advanced materials and systems was core to the project.

Innovative concept of passive house protected by Tyvek® UV Facade

Innovative concept of passive house protected by Tyvek® UV Facade

A passive and innovative house, equipped with DuPont™ Tyvek® UV Facade protecting durably its wooden open jointed cladding: this is the concept of BEEdomus®, a wooden house with round shape, based on an environmental initiative and local solutions.

Lethame House aims high with DuPont membranes

Lethame House aims high with DuPont membranes

DuPont building membrane solutions were a high-end developers pick to bring durable protection and outstanding thermal efficiency to luxury homes in Strathaven, Scotland.

Tyvek® membranes perform and protect even in the harshest climatic conditions

Tyvek® membranes perform and protect even in the harshest climatic conditions

DuPont™ Tyvek® breather membranes for buildings have been specified for the remote new ‘Rabothytta’ trekker’s shelter, situated at 66 degrees north, 1200 metres above sea level and 60km south of the Arctic Circle

Energy-efficiency and reliable protection at Ben Wyvis Primary school

Energy-efficiency and reliable protection at Ben Wyvis Primary school

The construction of the new Ben Wyvis primary school in Scotland has been undertaken with the objective of meeting the highest standards of teaching accommodation, site facilities and sustainability. Close attention has been paid to the envelope structure and to issues such as insulation, air-tightness, greater energy-efficiency and optimum comfort.

Reconstruction after the earthquake in Abruzzo

Reconstruction after the earthquake in Abruzzo

Following the dramatic earthquake in Abruzzo of April 2009, an innovative reconstruction project called C.A.S.E. (C.A.S.E. stands for “Complex Anti-seismic Sustainable Ecocompatible”) has been finalized by “CogEsi”: realized in record time, seven condominiums (each one with 25 apartments) meeting modern eco-sustainable and anti-seismic building

Restoration of a architectural and cultural gem: St. Germanus church

Restoration of a architectural and cultural gem: St. Germanus church

The medieval St. Germanus Church on the picturesque Rame Peninsula in Cornwall is one such architectural and cultural gem which now has a new roof benefitting from a reliable, hi-tech DuPont™ Tyvek® underlay.

Tyvek® UV Facade specified for the Malmaison Hotel, Aberdeen

Tyvek® UV Facade specified for the Malmaison Hotel, Aberdeen

When CuriousArchitecture designed an elegant granite-clad façade for the rear extension to a listed building to create a new 80-bedroom Malmaison Hotel in Aberdeen, they chose an advanced product developed by DuPont to provide lasting, reliable protection for the structure.

Norwegian winter sports hotel provides rigorous test of the protective properties of Tyvek® UV Facade

Norwegian winter sports hotel provides rigorous test of the protective properties of Tyvek® UV Facade

Building contractors at the Estatia Resort Norefjell (Norefjell, southern Norway – opened in spring 2009) chose the UV-resistant, breather membrane for the lasting protection of the hotel’s open-joint wood façade.

Tyvek® helps restore the glory of historic St. Augustine’s

Tyvek® helps restore the glory of historic St. Augustine’s

During the challenging restoration of St Augustine’s in Scotland, skilled craftsmen were able to faithfully recreate the original unventilated roof – while also improving energy efficiency and working to meet new Building Regulations – with the help brand-leading breather membrane DuPont™ Tyvek® Supro.

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