• PEX Radiant Heating

    One chance meeting ends up on the cover of Reeves Journal

    Posted 4/10/2014 by Kim Bliss

    About three years ago, a colleague of mine and I traveled to San Diego for a business conference. While in town, we thought it would be a great opportunity to visit some customers that are installing our Uponor products and systems into homes and businesses in the greater San Diego area. Our regional sales manager took us to visit a gentleman by the name of Scott Hall of Radiant Solutions, Inc.

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  • PEX Tubing at the Colorado State Power House

    PEX is the name of this installer's game

    Posted 3/28/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    Commercial building projects are becoming increasingly sophisticated and energy conscious, and many of the projects we are involved with are LEED®-certified with all hands-on-deck to ensure an efficient final product.

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  • Radiant Heating with PEX

    Uncovering the ‘Mystery’ of Radiant Floor Heating Systems

    Posted 3/17/2014 by Kim Bliss
    A couple years ago, our friends installed radiant floor heating in their lake home. When I asked the wife about it, she said she actually feels more comfortable at the lake home set at 68 degrees Fahrenheit than her primary residence (which has a traditional forced-air furnace) at 72 degrees. Read more... Comments (0)
  • PEX Snowmelt System - Heated Sidewalks

    Who’s Happy about all the Snow? We are! (No, really, we are)

    Posted 3/7/2014 by Kim Bliss

    With unprecedented snow and ice storms around the country over the past few months, you’d hardly think anyone would be excited about the weather. But, if you work for a company that makes snow and ice melting systems, then you’d be grinning all the way down your clear, dry, non-snow-covered walkway to work.

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  • PEX Plumbing at Avalon Bay

    A Cultural Plumbing Change from an Insider's Perspective

    Posted 3/5/2014 by Stu Lorton

    I’m a plumber first (with an engineering and sales heart) and when I see an unexpected opportunity pop up I can’t help myself; I have to act! So when two new five-story apartment buildings with 157 and 95 units specified with CPVC were going up in Lynnwood, Wash., I couldn’t control myself.  I had to offer up Uponor’s alternative design solution to overcome the traditional trunk and branch design using CPVC.

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  • Uponor President Bill Gray

    Dare to be bold!

    Posted 2/26/2014 by Bill Gray
    Last week, besides being glued to the TV watching the Canadian hockey teams "kick-butt and take names", I read an interesting article titled Creating Bold Innovation in Mature Markets by Robert G. Cooper. Dr. Cooper has pioneered many groundbreaking discoveries in product innovation, including the Stage-Gate® Idea-to-Launch Process, now implemented by almost 80% of North American companies. In this article, he argues that when companies are faced with mature markets, bigger, bolder innovation is the only sustainable route for long-term growth and prosperity. Read more... Comments (0)
  • Uponor PEX Tubing

    Why PEX is more sustainable than copper

    Posted 2/24/2014 by Dale Stroud

    Though mostly unfounded and unfair, plastics take a lot of “hits” in some environmental circles. It seems that castigating plastics as being bad for the environment is the “thing to do”. However, when you look into many of the allegations of plastics being bad for the environment, there is a lot of bad science and misplaced emotion involved. It’s easy to blame plastics when other options that are PERCEIVED as being better for the environment are available. However, often times, perception is not reality.

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  • Radiant Heating with PEX at IBS/KBIS

    Walking the 2014 IBS/KBIS beat

    Posted 2/18/2014 by Karen Mellott-Foshier

    I'm an English major so didn't choose any plumbing or heating classes as electives. What I've learned about our industry over the past decade is primarily what I've picked up from the many smart people I work with at Uponor. And from visiting customers and jobsites and attending trade shows, like IBS and KBIS most recently.

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  • Radiant Heating and Cooling: Radiant Rollout Mat

    Radiant Heating and Cooling: How to save money and labor with Uponor Radiant Rollout Mats

    Posted 2/10/2014 by Justin Churchill

    I wanted to take a few minutes to chat about the Radiant Rollout Mat (for radiant heating and radiant cooling) and give a definitive answer to the looming question, “How can the RROM save money?”

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  • Radiant heating and cooling at the 2014 AHR Expo

    New York State of Mind: 7 Days at the 2014 ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo

    Posted 1/31/2014 by Devin Abellon

    Uponor just wrapped up a wildly successful week in New York City, participating in the 2014 ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo. A large contingent of Uponorians descended on the Big Apple, each with their own set of hectic schedules and agendas. Here are some highlights of some of the things that I had the opportunity to participate in.

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