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Taronga Zoo Picks Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation For Their New Entrance

Taronga Zoo is one of the world's most famous zoo's, showcasing an extensive array of animals and world class views, but with over 1,000,000 visitors last year, it was often a scramble to get everyone in and queue often stretch to the car park on weekends.

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New World Class Ice-Rink in Melbourne Picks Foamular as Insulation Under the Ice

The National Ice Sports Centre (NISC) is currently under construction in Docklands, Melbourne. In September Austech delivered 7,200 m2 of 50mm thick Foamular to the site to help with the enormous task of insulating the building.

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Extruded Polystyrene With Zero Ozone Depletion Potential From Austech External Building Products

Austech has been promoting the environmental benefits of Extruded Polystyrene Insulation for years, and has just launched its newest product, an Extruded Polystyrene Board with Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP).

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Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Chosen To Insulate Roof Of The New CDOP 4 Building

CDOP 4 is the newest building in the prestigious Coronation Drive Office Park. The $100 million building is owned jointly by AMP and Sunsuper and is located on the fringe of Brisbane CBD offering panoramic views of the Brisbane River and CBD skyline.

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Meet Part J Requirements With Extruded Polystyrene

In 2006 there was a fundamental change to the Building Code Of Australia (BCA), with the focus on reducing energy consumption in commercial buildings. This change has caused immense upheaval in the building industry because many traditional ways of construction no longer comply with the building code, so these have to be modified or no longer used.

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Austech Collaborates with Dincel for Design Build

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation from Austech was featured in the Dincel Construction System's stall at the 2009 DesignBuild.

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Foamular Insulates Green Roof Gardens.

Europe and the US have embraced green roof gardens, but Australia in many respects has fallen behind on the trend. Green roof gardens essentially replace ugly, inefficient flat concrete roofs with roof gardens that improve aesthetics, air quality, storm water management and the environment.

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Perishable Goods Warehouse insulated with Foamular Foil Faced Board

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation has been extensively used in the renovations of GlaxoSmithKline's Ermington warehouse.

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Thermal Insulation from Foamular, The Perfect Choice For A PM Render System's Substrate

Foamular Metric XPS is an energy efficient substrate, especially suited for new generation PM Render Finishes.

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Freyssinet Chooses Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation From Austech External Building Products

Austress Freyssinet, the well respected international civil engineering company has been awarded the waterproofing and insulation contract for the roof areas of the Prince Henry Hospital in Sydney where the choice of insulation was a critical concern.

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Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Is The Green Insulation System.

By now, everyone knows the importance of insulation. Insulation provides protection from temperature variations, saves money on heating/cooling bills and can add value to homes. What people often miss is that some insulation is greener than others. Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation is a versatile, rigid insulation with high R-values and a life span that far outstrip those of its competitors.

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Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Chosen By Abroboard For Model Yacht Building.

Abroboard has been around for over 21 years and have made their name creating surfboard blanks. With increased overseas competition, Abroboard have expanded into model yachts, revolutionising the industry and embracing new technology. Abroboard's director, Graeme Smith, has been sailing for over 40 years, so he definitely knows what makes a good boat.

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Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Used To Create Model Railways

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene has always been a versatile product. It has been used for roof membranes, render substrates, insulation inside precast concrete slabs and model trains.

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Extruded Polystyrene Recycled content boosted to 20%

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene from Austech External Building Products is now guaranteed to contain a minimum of 20% recycled content in addition to its other green qualities.

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Foamular Used In Stunning New Brisbane Supreme & District Court

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene has been used in what has been branded as a 'work-of-art' by the local Brisbane newspaper. The innovative Brisbane Supreme and District Court building is in the final stages of its construction with the official opening date pencilled in for early August. Austech External Building Products proudly supplied Foamular XPS to its customer Chemind, which was   used for insulation in combination with their water-proofing system, emphasizing the products ability to be used in large, commercial projects. Architectus and Guymer Bailey Architects combined to create a 'comfortable and healthy' building as the spectacular design is accompanied with the use of natural, green materials.

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Rendering Existing Surfaces with Foamular XPS

Rendering your existing brick or block facade will instantaneously   recuperate the appearance   of your home and add substantial value to your home   for a reasonably small investment

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Foamular Used in $130 Million Westrac Project

Westrac, distributors of Caterpillar construction equipment, have combined with CIA Precast, Abigroup Builders and EJE Architecture to develop a huge $130 million project in Tomago, near Newcastle NSW. The first stage of the 115 hectare industrial estate is expected to be completed within three years. Austech have supplied Foamular Extruded Polystyrene, a superior insulation product, for the 2,500m2 of insulated precast panels. EJE Architecture and Abigroup will be responsible for the design and construction of a new office, workshop and training facility on a 23 hectare site. The new facility will be the head office for Westrac NSW, and also provide staff training via the Westrac Institute. Stage one of the development will include the NSW headquarters of Westrac, which is a major franchisee of global machinery company Caterpillar. CIA Precast of Tomago manufactured of 100 panels, many scaling up to 16 tonnes in weight.

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Concrete Sandwich Panels and Foamular

Concrete is all around us and has many beneficial attributes as a building material. It is substantially durable, practically everlasting, as well as being easy to work with and has high thermal mass although, concrete alone is an inadequate insulation system.  Austechs Foamular Extruded Polystyrene can be used to bridge the gap, providing superior thermal properties and increasing the overall thermal value all while maintaining construction efficiencies. This is the best way to get the most out of your project and the ideal solution to improve the performance of the walls, as well as meeting the BCA part J construction requirements.

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Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Awarded Prestigious GREENGUARD Certification.

One of Austech External Building Products premium products, Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation, has been recognised by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institution. Depicting Austech’s continued dedication to environmental leadership, the certification demonstrates that the product contributes little emissions to our surroundings.

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Foamular V. Polystyrene

Applying Foamular into Green Roof garden systems was the key topic at a seminar presented to the Newcastle branch of Australian Institute of Architects.

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