Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2012
Contact: Suresh Parmachand
Senior Marketing Manager
(888) 994-7726, ext. 4703
suresh.parmachand@uponor.com

 

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Brent Noonan Named Uponor’s U.S. Vice President of Sales

Uponor’s Devin Abellon Named ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Uponor’s Eric Skare Accepted to UL 1821 Standards Technical Panel for Fire Protection

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New Uponor Distribution Centre Offers More Space, Modern Layout for Greater Operational Efficiencies

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Uponor’s Eric Skare Accepted to UL 1821 Standards Technical Panel for Fire Protection

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Eric Skare, product manager of Fire Safety at UponorEric Skare, product manager of Fire Safety at Uponor, was recently accepted to the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) for 1821, the standard for safety on Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service. The STP serves as the consensus body to review and vote on proposals to UL standards prior to publication.

 

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A Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and volunteer firefighter for more than 10 years, Skare has extensive fire protection industry experience, which also includes managing the AquaSAFE™ multipurpose residential fire sprinkler system business for Uponor.

“Eric’s acceptance onto this important panel further establishes Uponor’s support of, and contribution to, the fire protection industry,” says Jayson Drake, senior product manager of Plumbing and Fire Safety at Uponor.

Skare is a professional member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA). He serves on the NFPA Technical Committee for Residential Sprinkler Systems as well as the Residential Committee for NFSA and is the chair of the Fire Sprinkler Product Line Committee for the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a master’s certificate in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Uponor Ltd. is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets in Canada. Uponor Ltd. employs 44 people across Canada and has its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ont. For more information, visit www.uponor.ca or call (888) 994-7726

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Eric Skare, product manager of Fire Safety at Uponor  

Eric Skare, product manager of Fire Safety at Uponor, was recently accepted to the UL Standards Technical Panel for the 1821 standard on safety for Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service.

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