Category Archives: Building Materials – Commercial

Uponor Offers Industry-first, Lead-free Brass Ball Valves for Commercial PEX Piping Applications

Uponor ProPEX LF brass commercial ball valves Uponor North America (Uponor) is offering the industry’s first code-listed ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass Commercial Ball Valves for PEX-to-PEX connections in plumbing and hydronic distribution applications.

The full-port valves are available in sizes from ½” to 2″ and are listed to ASTM F1960, NSF 14/61, NSF 359 and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).

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Uponor PEX-a Pipe Support Now Available up to 3½” for Commercial PEX Piping Applications

Pex-a Pipe Uponor North America (Uponor) now offers its innovative PEX-a Pipe Support in sizes up to 3½” for suspended piping applications in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems.

Uponor PEX-a Pipe Support is a galvanized steel channel that provides continuous support of PEX in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing similar to that of copper or steel pipe. The product is available in 9-foot lengths for ½”, ¾”, 1″, 1¼”, 1½”, 2″, 2½”, 3″ and 3½” PEX pipe sizes and comes with nylon-coated, stainless-steel strapping to secure the pipe to the support.

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Uponor Launches New Stainless-steel Manifold for Radiant Heating and Cooling Applications

Stainless steel ManifoldUponor North America (Uponor) is launching a new Stainless-steel Manifold targeted for residential and commercial radiant heating and cooling applications.

Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the manifold is available in 1″ and 1¼” sizes in 2 through 8, 10 and 12 loop configurations. It features integrated flow meters for easy system balancing, full-port ball valves with temperature gauges, and balancing and isolation valves for complete loop isolation.

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Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings

Uponor North America (Uponor) is launching an industry-first innovation with six new ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass CPVC Adapter Fittings for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems.

 The fittings, which are available in 1¼”, 1½” and 2″ sizes, are offered in a spigot and a socket adapter and all feature Uponor’s durable, reliable ASTM F1960 ProPEX expansion system for connecting to PEX piping.

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New Upper Air Germicidal UV-C Light Fixture Offers Industry’s Highest Ultraviolet Dosage to Destroy Airborne Viruses & Bacteria

UVR High-Output GLO™ Upper Air Germicidal UV FixtureThe High-Output GLO™ Upper Air Germicidal UV Fixture from UV Resources provides the industry’s greatest amount of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) energy fluence, or dosage, without the use of additional power, heat or special UV lamps.

The patent-pending GLO fixture, which stands for Germicidal Light Overhead, delivers up to 350 percent more irradiance than conventional upper air UV systems. This increase in irradiance levels translates to greater UV-C coverage, enabling infection control specialists to treat more area with fewer fixtures, saving both cost and energy.

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