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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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® 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.

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.

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.

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.

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