Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Aug. 18, 2015
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

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2014 Uponor Convention Recap Video

2014 Uponor Convention Recap Video
Our foremost event for professionals in the plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling and hydronic distribution piping industries.

 

Manufacturer of the Year Award Video

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An Introduction to Uponor Video

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Press Releases::

Uponor Offers Industry-first PEX Pipe and ProPEX® Fittings in 2½" and 3" for Commercial Applications

Uponor First PEX Manufacturer to Offer up to 2" Purple Pipe for Reclaimed Water Systems

Uponor Launches Ecoflex® Potable PEX Plus for Energy-efficient Underground Freeze Protection

Uponor Wins David Weekley Homes Partners of Choice Award for Second Year in a Row

Uponor AquaSAFE™ First PEX Fire Sprinkler System to Receive Exposed Listing Canada

Uponor AquaSAFE™ First PEX Fire Sprinkler System to Receive Exposed Listing

Uponor Launches New ProPEX® Brass Ball Valves for Radiant and Hydronic Piping Applications Canada

Uponor Launches New ProPEX® Brass Ball Valves for Radiant and Hydronic Piping Applications

Uponor, Inc. to Resolve U.S. Class-action Suit through Enhanced Warranty

Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2015 Top Workplace

Uponor AquaSAFE™ First PEX Fire Sprinkler System to Receive Exposed Listing

Political, Community Leaders Celebrate at Uponor Groundbreaking Ceremony for $18M Expansion

Uponor Innovations Now Accepting Applications for Game-changing Ideas for 2015

Uponor Invests $18 Million to Expand PEX Pipe Manufacturing Facility in Apple Valley, Minn.

 

Uponor Launches Ecoflex® Potable PEX Plus for Energy-efficient Underground Freeze Protection

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Ecoflex Potable Uponor North America (Uponor) is proud to offer a new pre-insulated PEX pipe system for underground potable-plumbing applications that provides energy-efficient freeze protection in cold climates. The new Ecoflex® Potable PEX Plus pipe features 1¼" Uponor AquaPEX® service pipe with a 7 W/ft. heat-trace cable that runs the entire length of the pipe. The pipe and cable are then surrounded by multilayer PEX-foam insulation and covered by a corrugated, waterproof HDPE jacket.

"Uponor is continuing to offer products that provide greater energy-efficiency to align with our sustainability philosophy of respecting the vital balance between people, planet and profit,” says Tony Radcliff, vice president, Marketing, Offerings and Engineering at Uponor. “Adding Ecoflex Potable PEX Plus to our existing pre-insulated pipe offering allows us to provide engineers and contractors with a sustainable product they can trust to provide high performance in an underground application."

The pipe, which is approved for underground potable-water applications, is available with a full line of accessories and uses Uponor's ProPEX® ASTM F1960 expansion fittings for durable, reliable connections. It is offered in 300-ft. coil lengths, with custom-cut lengths available as well.

 

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About Uponor

Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping and pre-insulated piping systems for residential and commercial applications. In 2014, the company received a Best in Class award for Minnesota manufacturing, a Community Impact Award for sustainability, and a Progress Minnesota Award for driving business growth and economic development. In 2015, the company received the Governor’s Safety Award, a Community Impact Award for workplace giving and was named a Top 150 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs around 500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn.

For more information about Uponor, visit http://uponor.oreilly-depalma.com or www.uponor-usa.com/mediaroom.

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

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Uponor’s new Ecoflex® Potable PEX Plus offers energy-efficient freeze protection for underground potable plumbing applications.

Uponor’s new Ecoflex® Potable PEX Plus offers energy-efficient freeze protection for underground potable plumbing applications.

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