Here’s a solution that makes sense in back-to-back hydronic piping applications. Uponor’s ProPEX® engineered polymer (EP) opposing-port tees eliminate the need for additional tees, elbows and piping to facilitate connections for back-to back terminal units, reducing the number of required fittings by 75% and the number of required connections by 60%. In traditional installations, you … Continue reading ProPEX® EP opposing-port tees reduce fittings by 75%, connections by 60%
It’s well-known that copper (2″ and down) has dominated the hydronic heating and cooling market for decades. However, with the need to value engineer projects and still ensure high quality while staying on schedule, professionals in the industry are looking to new materials for solutions to improve profitability, increase system performance and meet the tight … Continue reading Take a look at PEX for hydronic piping systems
Another product innovation on display at this year’s AHR Expo in Las Vegas was Uponor’s Ecoflex pre-insulated PEX piping system. Here is a closer look at this insulated piping solution.
With Americans turning 65 at a rate of about 10,000 a day, it’s no wonder the explosive growth in the $300 billion U.S. senior housing sector is seeing yet another surge. In Rochester, Minn., home to the Mayo Clinic, several new facilities have gone up over the last several years, and one of them, the … Continue reading The Homestead of Rochester — Superior Mechanical
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
On May 21, Uponor North America (Uponor) held an official groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the company’s seventh expansion in the greater Twin Cities area. The $18 million expansion project will add an additional 88,000 square feet for lean manufacturing, office space and additional manufacturing equipment for producing crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe used in plumbing, radiant … Continue reading Leaders celebrate Uponor groundbreaking ceremony
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
Whether you’re listening to the top of the hour news on the radio while stuck in traffic, reading about the economy online or sitting in your EZ chair at home watching the national news, it’s hard to escape the daily coverage of a sluggish economy. My recent visit to Uponor’s North American headquarters in Apple … Continue reading The Uponor Experience — An in-depth look at Uponor’s training and manufacturing facility