Uponor now offering ProPEX® connections for water service
New fittings and valves offer a direct ProPEX® connection to residential and commercial multifamily water meters.
Apple Valley, MN, January 31, 2017 — Uponor North America (Uponor) is making it even easier to provide the reliability, high-performance and efficiency of an AquaPEX® plumbing system for homes and multifamily structures with the launch of its new ProPEX® connections for water service applications.
“With PEX installations in new-home construction surpassing copper and CPVC combined, we are continuing to provide even more solutions for designers and installers to incorporate the value of a complete Uponor AquaPEX plumbing system throughout a home or multifamily building,” says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing at Uponor.
Targeted for single-family homes and multifamily submetering, the new offering is available in engineered polymer (EP) straight or angle fittings, as well as lead-free (LF) brass straight or angle valves for connecting ¾" and 1" Uponor AquaPEX pipe to ⅝", ¾" and 1" water meters. Both fittings and valves feature NPSM swivel connections found on all water meters sized ⅝" to 1". The offering also includes mounting brackets to support the water meter system.
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 2016, Uponor partnered with Belkin International to form Phyn, a new intelligent water company to revolutionize the way consumers interact with water and help solve major challenges facing the global water supply. Additionally, the company added an $18 million manufacturing annex to its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. Recognized for best-in-class manufacturing, sustainability, energy efficiency, safety, business growth, economic development, workplace giving and a top workplace, Uponor employs more than 700 people in North America and 3,700 worldwide.
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