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New Product: MrPEX ® Composite Radiant Manifold

MrPEX ® Composite Radiant Manifold is made from a durable high performance plastic designed to withstand high temperature and pressure. The manifold exceeds the oxygen diffusion standard DIN 4726 and is completely corrosion resistant. The manifold comes partially assembled as a complete kit. Plastic cap on the return valve can be removed to accommodate a … Continue reading New Product: MrPEX ® Composite Radiant Manifold

Custom residential: Tropical Heating and Air Conditioning

Recently, Toronto has had more high-rise construction projects underway than any other North American city. Last year alone, according to Canadian media, there were 130 high-rise buildings in progress. In the first quarter of 2015, the trend seems to continue. So it’s no surprise that Toronto’s suburbs are alive with the sounds of saws and … Continue reading Custom residential: Tropical Heating and Air Conditioning

California wastewater agency wins with radiant technology

When most people think of radiant heat or hydronic snow melt, the usual applications come to mind: warm floors, heated sidewalks and snow-free driveways. The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) in Big Bear, Calif., contacted Viega Radiant Design Services with a project that needed an innovative solution. A byproduct of the water treatment … Continue reading California wastewater agency wins with radiant technology

Straw bale home meets energy efficiency challenges

A leading solar integrator in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, Solar Gain Services has been offering solar thermal and photovoltaics to commercial and residential clients since 2007. When co-owner Luke Christy—NABCEP certified as both a solar heating installer and as a PV installation professional—received a call from a homeowner in Sagauche, Colo., to … Continue reading Straw bale home meets energy efficiency challenges

Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating — Water/Steam Boiler Installation

Long Island’s rich hydronic heritage can be seen in the houses that cover the island, as well as the plumbing and heating shops that serve them. Common is the moderately sized, turn-of-the-century house that’s seen addition after addition, with as many changes to the heating system. The family-owned hydronic shops run by passionate “wet-heads” continue … Continue reading Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating — Water/Steam Boiler Installation

Uponor launches ProPEX® brass ball valves for radiant and hydronic piping applications

Uponor North America (Uponor) is now offering a new, more cost-effective ball valve option for radiant heating/cooling and hydronic piping applications. These code-listed, commercial-grade, PEX-to-PEX, full-port ball valves are available in ½” to 2″ sizes and are appropriate for non-potable PEX piping applications.   The valves are available on-demand in CAD and BIM design files … Continue reading Uponor launches ProPEX® brass ball valves for radiant and hydronic piping applications

Radiant slab heating and cooling system assists in Ontario high school’s LEED Certification

  REHAU was awarded with the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) Building & Construction Division’s Project of the Year earlier this month at the organization’s annual meeting. The award recognizes the company’s role in the École Secondaire Jeunes sans Frontiers (Secondary School for Youth Without Frontiers) project in Brampton, Ontario. The school, which has earned the … Continue reading Radiant slab heating and cooling system assists in Ontario high school’s LEED Certification

Siegenthaler presents course on hydronic-based biomass heating systems

For Residential & Light Commercial Buildings Heatspring Learning Institute, in partnership with the Biomass Thermal Energy Council and John Siegenthaler, will soon launch a new “lite” version of their 10-week online course: Hydronic-Based Biomass Heating Systems. The new course will focus specifically on residential and light commercial building systems that use high efficiency / low … Continue reading Siegenthaler presents course on hydronic-based biomass heating systems

REHAU launches app for radiant heating material estimates

LEESBURG, Va. —REHAU announces the launch of its new web application, REHAU Radiant Calculator, designed to provide contractors and wholesalers with a quick material estimate for different types of radiant heating installation methods.   Intended for use by hydronics experts already familiar with sizing pumps, boilers, controls and manifolds, the calculator estimates the requirements for … Continue reading REHAU launches app for radiant heating material estimates

Viega 2015 Radiant Training Seminars Scheduled for Washington D.C. and San Francisco

Wichita, Kan. —  Viega announces two radiant training seminars in 2015 for design-build contractors and engineers. Viega, in collaboration with the Center for the Built Environment (CBE), at University of California, Berkeley, is holding the one-day training courses, titled, “Energy and Comfort Performance of Radiant Slab Systems.” The courses are co-presented by Fred Bauman, a … Continue reading Viega 2015 Radiant Training Seminars Scheduled for Washington D.C. and San Francisco

George’s Plumbing and Heating Inc. — Controlling Comfort

While real estate sales have improved across the country, growth has chiefly been seen in the mid-range market. Homes in the 1,200 to 2,500-square-foot range are spending less time with a realtor’s sign in the front yard.   But new home construction has lagged, especially in the custom home business. Few people know this better … Continue reading George’s Plumbing and Heating Inc. — Controlling Comfort

Idaho architect office showcases ProRadiant solution

CSHQA, an award-winning design firm in Boise, Idaho, leads by example and adapts to changing practices and technologies in business, architecture and engineering. When renovating its new office, the firm decided to install radiant heating and cooling. After completing energy modeling and cost comparisons for six different systems, the team decided on the Viega ProRadiant … Continue reading Idaho architect office showcases ProRadiant solution

REHAU launches weather-sensing control option for hydronic snowmelting systems

LEESBURG, Va. — REHAU announces the launch of an advanced new weather-sensing control module developed for use with REHAU hydronic snow and ice melting (SIM) systems. The REHAU Smart Controls SIM Module also features an automated option that allows the system to operate with optimum efficiency.   REHAU’s innovative hydronic SIM system is designed to … Continue reading REHAU launches weather-sensing control option for hydronic snowmelting systems

Viega announces vertical integration in PEX manufacturing

Wichita, Kan. — Viega announces vertical integration of its PEX tubing manufacturing process. The company’s resource consolidation includes producing resin and extruding PEX tubing, which makes Viega the only manufacturer to quality control PEX tubing from the raw-material stage through the finished product. ViegaPEX Ultra tubing, which offers the highest industry ratings for UV exposure … Continue reading Viega announces vertical integration in PEX manufacturing

Uponor to expand PEX pipe manufacturing facility

Uponor North America (Uponor) is expanding its manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, Minn. beginning late spring 2015, with completion expected by Dec. 1, 2015. The $18 million investment will be used toward the renovation and expansion of an additional 88,000 square feet to accommodate lean manufacturing and office space, as well as additional manufacturing equipment … Continue reading Uponor to expand PEX pipe manufacturing facility

Foley Mechanical — historic home enjoys mechanical upgrade

Located in Bethesda, Md., the Seymour Krieger House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was designed in the 1950s by internationally renowned modernist architect Marcel Breuer. The house currently is owned by an architect, and he wanted to restore the mechanical system while keeping the architectural integrity of the structure intact. … Continue reading Foley Mechanical — historic home enjoys mechanical upgrade

Viega partners with CBE at UC Berkeley

Wichita, Kan. — Viega announces its partnership with the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at University of California, Berkeley. The association will enable CBE and Viega to work together in educating the industry on new and more efficient technologies for commercial integrated hydronics systems. CBE is a place where industry leaders and internationally recognized … Continue reading Viega partners with CBE at UC Berkeley

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