BASF’s insulation system SLENTEX® makes Hokushu Premium Passive House more energy efficient
Tokyo, Japan – October 28, 2016 – SLENTEX®, BASF’s insulation material, has been adopted by Hokushu for external thermal insulation in its new Passive House in Japan. The high-performance insulation material, based on silica aerogel, not only significantly improves energy efficiency, but also demonstrates excellent fire-resistance performance. Compared to conventional insulation materials, it provides better thermal insulation even at lower thickness. As such, SLENTEX enables flexible design and high energy efficiency.