Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 29, 2015
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

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Press Releases::

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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

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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’s New Pre-insulated PEX Pipe Offering Meets ASHRAE and IECC Energy-code Requirements

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pre-installed-pex-pipe Uponor North America (Uponor) is extending its current pre-insulated crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe offering to include insulation thicknesses up to 2" to comply with the ASHRAE 90.1-2013 Energy Code and the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The new offering includes both Uponor AquaPEX® pipe for potable plumbing applications as well as Wirsbo hePEX™ oxygen-barrier pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications.

"Our pre-insulated PEX pipe with additional insulation thicknesses meets energy-code requirements, allowing us to offer contractors and design professionals a pre-insulated PEX product that can go into virtually any commercial plumbing or hydronic piping application," says Tony Radcliff, vice president, Marketing, Offerings and Engineering at Uponor. "It also aligns with our triple-bottom-line philosophy of sustainability — to respect the vital balance between people, planet and profit."

In addition to its existing offering of ½" insulation surrounding ½" through 2" Uponor AquaPEX pipe, Uponor is now offering the pipe sizes with 1" and 1½" insulation. Uponor is also offering a completely new line of Pre-insulated Wirsbo hePEX pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications. It is available in ½" through 2" pipe sizes with ½", 1", 1½" and 2" insulation.

The entire offering, which is available in coil lengths of 50, 75 or 100 feet, features manufactured seams in the insulation that run the entire length of the coil, providing greater installation efficiencies by eliminating the need for solvents, glues or tape during the installation process. The offering is also covered by the company’s 25-year limited warranty, which covers the PEX pipe as well as the ASTM F1960 ProPEX® expansion fittings.

 

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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, AquaPEX, Wirsbo hePEX and ProPEX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Uponor Corporation and Uponor, Inc.

 

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The new offering includes Pre-insulated Uponor AquaPEX® pipe for plumbing applications as well as Pre-insulated Wirsbo hePEX™ pipe for hydronic heating and cooling applications.

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