PEX piping

My company, Foley Mechanical, Inc. was invited to bid on a large commercial radiant project in a new healthcare facility being built in suburban Maryland, about 20 miles north of Washington, D.C.  We would be the subcontractor of the primary mechanical contractor.  After considering doing the work in house, the primary contractor decided it would Read more

Recently, the Mechanical Hub team took part in a two-phase, two-state trip to visit Viega’s North American manufacturing in McPherson, Kansas, and toured the brand new HQ and Seminar Center in Broomfield, Colo. Impressive is the first thing that comes to mind when describing both facilities. The McPherson manufacturing facility exudes the company’s philosophy of Read more

Designing PEX Plumbing Systems to Optimize Performance and Efficiency – January 16, 2018 2 p.m. EST – Irving, Texas—Sponsored by the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), this one-hour American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) webinar is based on PPI’s “Design Guide: PEX Water Supply Plumbing Systems” (2013).  It will demonstrate how the properties of PEX Read more

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 Read more