• PEX Hydronic Piping

    Six reasons you should use PEX for hydronic heating and cooling applications

    Posted 5/26/2016 by Ashley Tramm, Content Marketing Specialist

    What’s better than trying something new? How about trying something new, that is also tried and true. With more than 40 years of proven performance and 15 billion feet of PEX pipe installed worldwide, Uponor has proven it has legs in the commercial plumbing, radiant heating/cooling and hydronic piping sectors.

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  • PEX, Radiant, Plumbing

    An app for all things Uponor

    Posted 5/25/2016 by Ashley Tramm, Content Marketing Specialist

    There’s an app for that. No, really, there’s an app for all things Uponor right at your fingertips. Why in the world would you want to download another app for your smartphone? If you’re a plumbing or HVAC contractor that installs Uponor PEX plumbing, fire safety or radiant systems, here are three reasons you’ll want to download Uponor’s new Proadvantage app:


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  • Tiny house uses Uponor's PEX plumbing

    The tiny house revolution: Living large with less

    Posted 5/23/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    The tiny house movement is a lifestyle revolution of sorts. Simply put, people are choosing to downsize (or microsize) the homes they live in to save on costs and capitalize on freedom. Currently, there isn’t a precise definition of what constitutes a tiny house, but people generally agree they are between 80 to 600 square feet. 


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  • Residential Fire Sprinklers with PEX

    Are fire sprinkler systems really sustainable? Learn five reasons why the answer is a resounding yes

    Posted 5/19/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    Just recently, Uponor AquaSAFE fire sprinkler system was recognized as the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal’s Eureka! Innovation award winner in the Manufacturing category. So many journalists, builders and homeowners agree fire sprinklers are an important and innovative safety tool, but did you know they are sustainable, too?

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  • Uponor PEX piping manufacturing expansion

    Five quotes to note at Uponor's ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Posted 5/17/2016 by Ashley Tramm, Content Marketing Specialist

    PEX piping was actually the ribbon of choice to cut in a historic occasion yesterday. More than 135 state and local political and community leaders and Uponor partners attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony where Uponor celebrated the ninth expansion in Apple Valley, Minn., which adds 90,000 square feet of manufacturing and lean operations. Can you say more PEX five times fast?

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  • Radiant Floor Heating with PEX

    The four numbers every radiant system design needs

    Posted 5/13/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    Uponor PEX radiant floor heating systems bring the energy-efficient luxury of radiant floor heating to the masses for the ultimate in home comfort.


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  • PEX Plumbing

    Taking advantage of larger-dimension PEX in commercial applications

    Posted 5/10/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    With more engineers specifying PEX and more commercial contractors installing it, the commercial plumbing and hydronic piping industries are quickly learning that PEX is a flexible, durable and sustainable product in comparison to traditional piping materials such as copper, CPVC, black-iron pipe (BIP) and steel.

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  • PEX, Radiant, Radiant Floor Heating

    Here’s why plumbing and HVAC industry veterans still need training

    Posted 5/6/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    In 2012, 53% of skilled-trade workers in the U.S. were 45 years and older, according to EMSI. That means half of all trade workers can be considered veterans in the commercial plumbing and HVAC industries.


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  • Residential Fire Sprinklers with PEX

    Here’s why you should think twice about residential fire sprinkler systems

    Posted 5/3/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    In 2012 alone, fire departments across the United States responded to a daunting 1.4 million fires — and 78% of those fires occurred in homes, according to New Solutions, an academic journal.

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  • PEX, Radiant, Radiant Floor Heating

    Commercial Construction and the rise of BIM/CAD tools

    Posted 5/2/2016 by Madie Norris, Technical Communications Specialist

    At Uponor, we want to make engineers’ and installers’ jobs easier by offering everything they need to design and install a PEX plumbing, hydronic piping or radiant heating/cooling system.

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