Polypipe’s wholehouse ventilation systems to be showcased at Ecobuild event

Stand No. N3162

Following the recent launch of a number of innovative new products, Polypipe Ventilation will be exhibiting its full range of energy saving Domus and Silavent ventilation products for the domestic and light commercial markets at this year’s Ecobuild event (ExCeL, London, 3-5th March).

Products being launched at the show include Silavent Sapphire intermittent extract fans and Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation (dMEV) units plus two new patent pending additions to the company’s Domus range of ducting systems in the form of high efficiency Green Line 90° bends and a plenum with integral flow control device.

The new and sophisticated Silavent Sapphire intermittent axial, in-line and centrifugal bathroom and kitchen extract fans are available as standard and Green Line energy efficient models; these will sit alongside the existing Silavent fan range at the show. The stylish axial and centrifugal dMEV units mirror the same aesthetically pleasing design of the fan range and provide quiet, continuous ventilation to any single wet room. Both offer variants that operate with low Specific Fan Powers (SFP) to comply with Building Regulations and very low sound levels – down to 12dB(A) for dMEV and 32dB(A) for the intermittent fans.

The new Domus Green Line high efficiency 204x60mm and 220x90mm 90° bends provide a staggering 60% reduction in duct bend resistance to air flow, thereby lowering the duct system’s total resistance and overall energy usage, which in turn may allow a reduction in size of the MVHR unit and consequently the overall system cost. Also for use with Polypipe’s Domus 204x60mm Supertube rigid duct system is a new plenum with integral flow control device. This new adaption enables the inlet/outlet plenum to be connected directly to a stylish architectural grille – replacing traditional air valves. The plenum also allows for commissioning to be carried out in advance of construction of the finished ceiling – providing peace of mind that the required air flow rates will be achieved and less risk of costly remedial work.

In addition to these new products, enhancements have also recently been made to Polypipe’s Domus Radial systems, which will be displayed at this year’s show. These include a new slim-line manifold, ideal for fitting between joists or in tight spaces and an outlet plenum with optional twin connection for increased air flow and available with an optional integral flow control device to enable the inlet/outlet plenum to be connected directly to a stylish grille. A 250mm long FireBrake fire-stopping sleeve to prevent the spread of flames through openings in walls and ceilings made for the ducting and new bespoke Radial semi-rigid duct insulation, to prevent the formation of condensation when the duct runs from the warm to cold areas of a property, will also be seen for the first time.

Polypipe’s patented Domus Thermal duct insulation range will also feature on the stand. The range has recently been extended to cover Polypipe’s 220x90mm Megaduct high air flow rigid duct system.

Many of the products new to Ecobuild have been introduced to work as part of a whole house ventilation solution, in line with wider industry changes towards more sustainable and healthier indoor living environments. Polypipe’s centralised ventilation solutions will of course be displayed at Ecobuild, including the compact (125mm deep) Silavent Green Line CMX Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) unit and the award winning Silavent Green Line HRX and HRX2 Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) range. The HRX2 boasts one of the highest available heat exchange performances on the Product Characteristics Database (previously known as SAP Appendix Q) and has proved highly popular.

Polypipe Ventilation provides customers with a complete sustainable and specifiable ventilation package, with ducting and appliance working in harmony, to meet the most demanding of energy efficiency targets.

Polypipe Ventilation’s product offering is backed up with a range of support services, from technical support, web site and literature through to BPEC approved installer training. The company’s full product range and details of sales and technical support are all detailed in its new Product Selector catalogue, which will be available at Ecobuild and is now downloadable from www.polypipe.com/ventilation.

For further information, please visit Polypipe Ventilation at Ecobuild on stand no. N3162 or go to www.polypipe.com/ventilation or call 08443 715523.