Building with Uponor
PEX-a Freeze Test: Will it Burst Under Pressure?
Jeff Hughes from Rising Tide Plumbing in North Carolina wanted to put PEX-a piping to the test and see what would happen in freezing conditions under pressure. Watch the video of his test to learn more!
Understanding F1960 Fittings: Navigating the Market for Quality and Peace of Mind
PEX is booming. This revolutionary piping system has taken the plumbing industry by storm, winning over projects in both residential and commercial construction. But with its increasing popularity comes an influx of new players, not all of them created equal. The rise of low-quality ASTM F1960 expansion fittings threatens the integrity of PEX installations and puts your hard work at risk.
Matt Risinger Talks Smatrix Pulse and Revolutionizing Home Climate Control for a Comfortable Future
In the ever-evolving landscape of home climate control, Uponor has taken a leap into the future with its groundbreaking Smatrix Pulse system. Matt Risinger, a prominent builder in Austin, Texas and host of The Build Show, introduces this innovative solution, emphasizing its potential as a game-changer in the way we manage home temperature.
A Streamlined Solution for the Blumengart Hutterite Colony: Ecoflex® Takes on the Challenge
Nestled 100 miles south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Blumengart Hutterite Colony faced a critical challenge: delivering heated water efficiently from their central plant to distant livestock barns. Not just any piping system would do. They needed something easy to install, capable of retaining heat, remaining watertight, and withstanding the harsh underground environment.
Building Auberge on the Park: Innovation Meets Efficiency with Uponor
Auberge on the Park isn't your average condo building. This luxurious, three-tower project in Toronto boasts stunning city views, top-notch amenities, and parks, all while pushing the boundaries of construction technology. But for the builders, one major challenge loomed: shrinking construction time without compromising quality or durability.
Uponor PEX Melts Winter Worries at Connecticut Train Station
An innovative PEX snow melt system from Uponor ensures smooth operations and worry-free journeys for passengers and staff.
Why We Chose Uponor PEX-a Plumbing for the TPC Toronto – Osprey Valley Clubhouse Project
PEX-a “definitely cuts down on the install time,” notes Jon Carter, Field Operations Manager, Opus Mechanical.
Uponor Hydronic Solutions Provide Energy-Smart Infrastructure for Net-Zero Transcend Communities
Uponor joins Green Builder Media and prefab home manufacturer Dvele in a partnership to create Transcend Communities: net zero, all-electric, healthy, resilient, connected, solar-powered, and cost-effective homes in mixed use communities.
Andres Caballero: Leading Uponor North America with Pragmatism and Passion
Andres Caballero, president of Uponor North America, isn't your typical executive. His unique approach to leadership, rooted in his engineering background and Colombian upbringing, has propelled his personal success and Uponor to impressive heights.
Smart Tech at the Forefront: Unpacking Uponor's Supply Chain Efficiency
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently on smart technologies in manufacturing.
Uponor’s Stephanie Radel Offers Insights into the Benefits of Decentralized Domestic Hot Water (DHW)
Substations improve domestic hot water (DHW) hygiene and maximize hydronic heating efficiencies to lower system energy costs, reduce building maintenance, support sustainability efforts, and minimize risk.
Uponor PEX-a and Risers Testing at Fleming College in Ontario, Canada
Uponor is collaborating with the School of Trades and Technology to conduct a new riser study, aiming to gather data and test the expansion and contraction of vertical piping systems. This study will enhance the industry's understanding of vertical piping systems, expansion, and contraction, particularly in comparison to traditional materials like copper.
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Uponor's Andres Caballero Predicts 2024 Trends: Smart Solutions, Skilled Labor, and a Market Boom
Andres Caballero, president of Uponor North America, recently offered insights into the plumbing and mechanical industry's future in an interview with Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine. He discussed several key trends expected to shape the landscape in 2024.
Uponor Hosts Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Behind the Business Event
Uponor was the host site for the Minnesota Chamber’s Behind the Business event on Oct. 24, which provided an opportunity to showcase the company’s innovation and top workplace culture during Manufacturing Month in Minnesota.
HVAC Contractor Adds Radiant Heating to Headquarters, Keeping Employees Warm Through Rugged Wisconsin Winters
In 1998, Pat McNamee was looking for a new heating solution to help keep the headquarters of his contracting business warm and dry through the rugged Wisconsin winters. After experiencing first-hand the benefits of radiant heating on an Uponor factory tour in Apple Valley, Minn., he was convinced Uponor would be the best solution for his project.
Powerful Snow Melt System Keeps Westin Guests Safe
The Westin Ski Resort and Spa in Whistler, B.C., needed a new method for removing snow and ice from their outdoor pool and spa area. An effective, reliable, and cost-effective solution was important, as the accumulation of snow and ice in this space poses a threat to the safety of the Westin patrons.