Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2012
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Brand Management Senior Manager
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 

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Uponor Academy Now Offers CEUs for Continuing Education

Uponor PEX, EP Fittings up to 2" Now Listed for Use in Multipurpose Fire Sprinkler Systems

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

Sibley High School Students Visit Uponor to Learn About PEX and New Technologies

Bill Gray Named President of Uponor North America

Uponor Expands Representation into Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean with VMS

Uponor Names Charlie Harte New General Manager for Canada

Uponor Announces Professional Webinar Series and Factory Training Schedule for 2012

 

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

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, Inc. is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets in the United States. Uponor, Inc. employs 410 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

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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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