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February 13, 2008
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Uponor Joins Fix Housing First Coalition to Help Stimulate Housing Market and Revive Economy

Jyri Luomakoski Appointed President and CEO of Uponor

Uponor Releases January through June 2009 Factory Training Schedule

Uponor Reinvests in Training Program; Appoints Industry Veteran Wes Sisco as Senior Trainer

Engineered Plastic (EP) Line Offers Low-cost, Durable Commercial Plumbing Solution

New Engineered Plastic (EP) Heating Manifold Offers Durable, Cost-effective Radiant Solution

Uponor Consolidates Production Operations; Closes Canadian Facility

Uponor Breaks Ground for New 285,000-square-foot Distribution Center in Lakeville, Minn.

Uponor Canadian Headquarters Relocates to Toronto Suburb to Align with Sales Strategies

Redesigned proPANEL® Awarded Professional Builder’s 100 Best New Products for 2008

New Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ Zoning System Offers Wireless Control of Radiant Zones, Faster Installation

New Climate Cŏntrol™ Network System Connects All HVAC Systems for Easier Installation, Total Control

Uponor Hosts Apple Valley State of the City Address and Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Uponor, an AIA/CES Provider, Releases 2008 Radiant Heating and Cooling Webinar Schedule

Wirsbo AQUAPEX® Tubing Expansion Joint Kit Saves Valuable Labor Time and Costs

Uponor Factory Training Schedule For Second Half of 2008 Now Available

New Uponor EP Opposing-port, Multi-port Tees Offer Added Design and Installation Flexibility

Uponor EP Branch Multi-port Tees and Elbows Ideal for Demanding Commercial Applications

ProPEX® EP Valves Use Innovative Ceramic Disc Technology for Greater Durability, Performance

New ProPEX® Out-of-the-Wall Support System Provides Clean, Efficient Solution to the Fixture

Uponor to Promote Commercial Radiant Uses Via Green Mechanical Council Membership

Uponor Climate Cŏntrol™ - Multifunction Boosts System Functionality, Reduces Install Costs

Uponor AQUASAFE® Looped Fire Safety System Simplifies Design and Speeds Installation

Redesigned Uponor proPANEL® Unit Expands Radiant Design Options, Simplifies Installation

Uponor Announces Updated Factory Training Schedule for 2008

Uponor Names William Gray, Formerly of ITT Corporation, New General Manager for Canada

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce Names Uponor, Inc. its 2007 Business of the Year

For the Media: proPANEL®

Redesigned Uponor proPANEL® Unit Expands Radiant Design Options, Simplifies Installation

Half the size of previous units, the redesigned Uponor proPANEL® mixing panels feature a host of innovations that speed installation, improve control and simplify setup for radiant heating and cooling systems. Read more...

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Fully assembled and wired with Cat5 or RJ45 connectors, the four new proPANEL units are modular, allowing them to meet the needs of any radiant application, regardless of size or complexity. Connecting multiple panels to a single hydronic controller, such as the new Climate Cŏntrol™ - Multifunction, also from Uponor, is a simple plug-and-play operation.

“The new panels do not have an actual control inside them,” explains Mark Hudoba, Uponor senior product manager, Heating and Cooling. “Instead, the panel is equipped with a control interface that allows easy wiring to the Climate Cŏntrol - Multifunction.”

Four models are available:

  • proPANEL 90: single-zone pump without mixing;
  • proPANEL 90M: single-zone pump with mixing;
  • proPANEL 90Z: dual-zone pump without mixing;
  • proPANEL 90MZ: dual-zone pump with mixing.

Because they do not feature mixing, the 90 and 90Z models can be used in stand-alone applications with a low-temperature water source, but without the Climate Cŏntrol - Multifunction hydronic controller. All the new panels are designed for a maximum target of 90,000 Btu per hour (Btu/h) and are fed with a 1" tubing and ¾" secondary connections. “We removed the primary piping from these panels to allow the installer to connect them directly in a smaller system or as a secondary source in larger systems,” says Hudoba.

Measuring only 26"H x 18"W x 7"D and ranging from 26 to 37 pounds, all four models are light enough to allow one-person installation, further saving time and costs. “With Cat5 wiring, advanced control technology, state-of-the-art hardware and circulators,” says Hudoba, “the new proPANEL units deliver an innovative home heating solution.”

Uponor is a leading supplier of PEX-a plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor employs 4,100 people globally. Uponor OYJ is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Helsinki, Finland. Uponor Inc. is headquartered in Apple Valley, Minn.

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For editorial assistance, contact John O’Reilly c/o O’Reilly/DePalma at (815) 469-9100, extension 302; e-mail: john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com

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