• Commercial PEX Pipe in Cold Weather

    5 Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Building

    Posted 1/16/2015 by Astrid Mohn

    It’s that time of year again; it’s a dark and cold Minnesota winter. Temperatures have dropped to – and are staying at – dangerously low levels for weeks on end. It’s a life for the not-so-faint-of-heart; but then again, I suspect Minnesotans already know (and some even celebrate) this fact!

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  • Frozen Pipes

    Free Advice About Frozen Pipes

    Posted 1/9/2015 by Astrid Mohn

    After decades of living in the frozen tundra, I take pride in knowing the precautions needed to survive the harsh winter climate. Obviously, to those of us who’ve braved the north, a home’s water pipes must be properly insulated in unheated areas and they need some extra TLC to survive the extended freeze. “Duh,” you might say.

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  • PEX Plumbing for Business Owners

    Logical Plumbing Systems for Business Owners

    Posted 11/14/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    If you’re a building owner, you have several details to take care of when it comes to starting a new project. Working with the city as well as architects, engineers and contractors can be mind boggling. The least of your worries should be the plumbing system in your building.

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  • Business Owner PEX Plumbing Contractor

    3 Questions Business Owners Should Ask their Plumbers

    Posted 11/7/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    As PEX piping continues to gain popularity in commercial projects, plumbers are moving away from old (and less efficient) methods of installation (with CPVC and copper) to more effective, timesaving methods (with PEX) that are proving to be cost-saving measures both in the short term and in the long run.

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  • Revit Files on Uponorengineering.com

    Hey Manufacturers… are you CAD and BIM Ready?

    Posted 10/24/2014 by Mike Rivers

    Why it’s important to offer an on-demand library in today’s engineering marketplace.

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  • PEX Plumbing

    How much does PEX tubing cost?

    Posted 10/7/2014 by Cindy Albrecht
    PEX is a term that was virtually unheard of 15 years ago, but has slowly crept into the building trades, and even the vocabulary of the everyday homeowner, home remodeler, and those looking to improve their home or commercial building in various ways. Read more... Comments (0)
  • Commercial Radiant Heating with PEX

    How Radiant Heating and Cooling Enhances Commercial Structures

    Posted 9/19/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    Did you know that radiant heating technology has existed since Roman times – in more or less advanced stages? That shows me that we humans have been seeking comfort since the dawn of time.

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  • Fire Safety Systems with PEX

    What Fire Officials Need to Know When Reviewing AquaSAFE Fire Sprinkler Designs

    Posted 9/12/2014 by Melisa Rodriguez

    If you’re a plan reviewer or fire official looking at an Uponor AquaSAFE fire sprinkler design for the first time, it can look very unfamiliar when compared to a more traditional rigid pipe system. There are also some important differences between an NFPA 13D system and an NFPA 13 or even 13R system. Chances are you may not have seen many 13D systems yet. The information below should give a brief introduction to 13D and Uponor AquaSAFE fire sprinkler systems and will hopefully aid in the approval process should you see one of them come across your desk.

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  • Football and PEX

    Are You Ready for Some PEX Lingo?

    Posted 9/5/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    There are some things we know are certain in life – like taxes and death. And, of course, football! With more regualr season games just around the corner, I decided to dig out my tried and true tailgating recipes along with my handy dandy football lingo pocket guide to get my mind ready for the sporting tradition we’ve come to enjoy every season the leaves turn from green to gold.

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  • Radiant Heating with PEX

    Innovation in Eye Care and Radiant Heating Systems

    Posted 8/29/2014 by Astrid Mohn

    Over the past five years, I have interviewed dozens of professionals about why they choose to install a radiant heating system, and the answer almost never changes: the overall comfort of a radiant system versus a forced-air system is hard to dispute.

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