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Aquatherm PEX adapter with lead-free brass

Aquatherm’s polypropylene-random piping systems feature a new PEX compression adapter made of PP-R and lead-free brass.
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The PP-R portion of the adapter is made from the same material as Green Pipe and is attached to the zero-lead brass portion.


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MrPEX four-zone controller

The Simple Zone Controller is designed for use with two- or three-wire MrPEX thermostats to control up to four zones
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The end switch circuit from the actuators’ output terminals is ganged through the controller for easy wiring.


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Uponor thermal pre-insulated pipe

Uponor’s Ecoflex pre-insulated pipe for heating and cooling applications comes in 1”, 1 1/4” and 1 1/2” ASTM sizes.
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It is available in single and twin configurations (pictured), which feature one or two hePEX plus service pipes, respectively.


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Holdrite plumbing stub-out support

Holdrite’s PEXrite ProGuard is designed to support and protect plumbing stub-outs for sinks, toilets, water heaters and showers.
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It eliminates the need for concealed joints and fittings, and secures tubing from unwanted forward or backward movement. It reduces noise and vibration and is fire-rated; meets UL 94 V-0


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Uponor hydronic distribution piping

Uponor provides PEX-a tubing for commercial hydronic distribution systems in sizes up to 2”.
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It is available in straight lengths for distribution runs or in coils for connecting to terminal units, such as radiators, fan coils or single-duct digital variable air volume boxes.


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Our industry needs more focus on distribution systems

It’s not all about the boiler.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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As an industry, we have to move beyond judging the quality of a hydronic system based solely on the heat source.


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Get real — get hydronic heat

Reality shows.
By Dan Holohan
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An old, cast-iron pipe, with the slightest amount of water in it for two winters can crack laterally and for quite a few feet.


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PEX design guide

The second edition of the “Residential PEX Water Supply Plumbing Systems Design Guide” is now available online.
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The 144-page guide includes expanded information on green construction codes, comprehensive design concepts and installation guidelines.


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Easy pipe storage, cartridge removal, iPhone functions

Tool Tips — October 2013
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Tool tips for October 2013 include pipe storafe, cartridge ring removal and functions of your iPhone.


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Press tool for joining 4” pipe

RIDGID announces the RP 340 Press Tool for joining copper and stainless-steel tubing
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RIDGID announces the RP 340 Press Tool for joining copper and stainless-steel tubing


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