UTS Building Uses Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation

The Dr Chau Chak Wing UTS building used Foamular Extruded Polystyrene in its recently completed construction. Regularly said to resemble a crumpled paper bag it is the first building in Australia designed by world acclaimed Architect Frank Gehry.  The building was named after Australian-Chinese business leader, Dr Chau Chak Wing, who donated $20 million to the construction of the building.

Foamular Extruded Polystyrene was chosen as insulation for the buildings Plaza Decks, due to its ability to support high loads whilst providing outstanding energy efficiency, as well as Foamular’s higher R-values saving energy now and well into the future. Foamular maintains its physical and thermal properties for a warranted 20 years with a 50 year plus life cycle.  Foamular Extruded Polystyrene is ideal for many areas of commercial, residential and civil construction.  It is CFC free, has high strength, high R values and is virtually 100% moisture resistant.


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