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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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Intastor Isospan steel clad modular panels. Strong as steel!

The quality of a construction depends on the material used. While cost is an important factor, the efficiency of the material in terms of insulation is critical as it can result in tremendous savings throughout the life of the building. Besides living comfort regardless of the weather, it means lower heating and cooling costs. Considering the wide range of panels …

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Why is green building important?

Constructions have a huge impact on the environment. They consume a tremendous amount of energy and natural resources to build, operate and maintain. Additionally, they account for the emission of harmful gases into the environment. Green building is a term that refers to the minimal impact a building has on its environment in relation to energy consumption, use of material, …

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The advantages of moisture resistance in building material

One of the biggest problems with buildings is mould and dampness, which damages the structure and results in heavy ongoing repair costs. Not only does this mean higher maintenance expenses, dampness also attracts pests, fungus and termites, resulting in poor quality air inside. When mould growth is prevented, it eliminates the possibility of mould spores in the air, making it …

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How do Intastor’s EPS insulated panels help save energy?

In any construction, the main concern is energy efficiency as it forms a major component of its lifelong maintenance expenses. Naturally, builders prefer to choose building materials that are proven to save energy in the long run. Commercial constructions are especially energy-intensive and it makes sense to select insulation and building material that has all the properties to make them …

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