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The A, B, C’s of PEX pipe

By Uponor

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Although PEX, or Crosslinked PolyEthylene is not a new material for piping, it is seeing new applications in the commercial building market. For decades in North America, PEX has been used in radiant floor heating and snowmelting systems. Then its use migrated into residential plumbing systems. Today, you will find more and more PEX being used in commercial buildings. Not just in the traditional radiant floors, but now in commercial plumbing systems and commercial hydronic distribution systems.

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Backflow Prevention: Protecting our water supply

March 6, 2018 by Robert Waters


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In today’s modern world, maintaining the supply of safe, clean drinking water can be challenging with so many potential chemical contaminants. In addition, there are many different ways that potable water systems can be cross connected with other systems. Regulated water suppliers have a responsibility to provide water that is usable and safe to drink under all foreseeable circumstances.

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Static Pressure in HVAC systems

Ensuring proper duct design in HVAC systems saves money.

It costs money to run a fan.  The harder it has to work, the more money it costs.  If air fans are controlled from a VFD, then slower speeds also mean less noise.  There are lots of advantages to paying attention to ductwork.  In most projects is it not even considered.

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