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Intastor’s EPS modular panels – the first choice for housing solutions

Intastor has become involved in massive housing projects in Forest Village and Blackheath where the application is for mid and low-cost housing, TB clinics and crèches. As a leading provider of affordable housing, Intastor designs, manufactures and installs high-quality, low-cost, prefabricated housing made from our modular EPS insulated panels. Aware of the government’s need for delivering low-cost housing in impoverished …

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Intastor’s role in the agricultural industry

Intastor’s insulated pre-finished modular insulated panels are used across various applications in residential and commercial construction. Recognized as economical yet uncompromising in quality, our high-quality mild steel substrate panels not only meet green building objectives, but are aesthetically pleasing and durable. Controlled atmosphere in agriculture – a critical requirement One of the most popular applications of modular panels is in …

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Setting up a construction site office using Intastor’s EPS insulated panels

Site offices are crucial workspaces on construction sites. Unlike normal buildings, site offices are temporary structures and have to accommodate the needs of that specific site. Two critical factors that apply here are sustainability and environmental performance, since the site office must ensure that there is no waste of energy and resources. Generally, site offices are the first structures on …

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Modular EPS insulated panels for the construction of wineries and wine cellars

At Intastor, we manufacture and supply durable and high quality insulated and pre-painted mild steel substrate roofing, flooring and wall panels with high-quality EPS insulation core. Architects, designers and builders use these panels in a variety of commercial, industrial and residential projects. An emerging application of our EPS insulated modular panels is in building energy-efficient wineries and wine cellars where …

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Three critical applications where Intastor’s insulated panels are the first choice

Intastor is the leading provider of EPS insulated modular panels throughout South Africa and the larger African continent, and designs, manufactures, and installs fast track insulated EPS panel solutions for a wide range of applications. These are customised to client specifications and include cold rooms, controlled atmosphere rooms, low cost housing, schools, kitchens, warehouses, shopping malls, and many more. Our …

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The importance of thermal efficiency in wall panelling

A thermally efficient wall system can prevent heat transfer and energy loss, thereby lowering energy costs and building maintenance costs. A significant amount of energy consumed by any building structure is lost through its building envelope – the barrier between the structure’s interior and exterior environment. The exterior wall forms a major part of this building envelope, which has the …

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Intastor’s Roofing Panel System – Protection, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

A tight building envelope is the goal of every builder and architect, regardless of the size and type of construction, since their priority is energy savings. This, in turn, minimises operational costs. One of the things that make this possible, is the proper use of insulation in building material. This is especially true for roofing, which defends a building from …

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Boosting energy efficiency of existing structures with modular EPS panels

It is a fact that new construction projects are expensive. For the budget conscious, builders often recommend a renovation or retrofit to the existing structure. Not only does this bring down costs, but also boosts the energy efficiency of the building, particularly when the right material is used. Intastor’s EPS insulated modular panels offer the perfect cost-effective solution, both for …

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Why Isospan Panels Installed by Intastor are more economical/the wisest choice in the long run

For several years now, Intastor has been delivering cost effective green housing that is thermally efficient and fire-resistant. The modular approach with superior steel clad panels saves time and costs while empowering the local community in the process. Intastor’s Isospan panels are used in a variety of projects, both commercial and residential. They can be used for constructions of all …

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Different strokes – The ins and outs of modular, temporary and alternative housing

By Kelly-Ann Prinsloo South Africa is a country in transition. In the 22 years since Apartheid was dismantled, the government has been scrambling to right the wrongs that system perpetrated against its citizens. One of those wrongs was inadequate housing. The government inherited a critical housing shortage, with the 1996 census reflecting a housing backlog of 2 202 519. Since 1994, the …

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