The California Plumbing Code has approved PEX, and in response Uponor has launched its new microsite to educate consumers and builders about the material’s benefits.

The site features practical information about PEX and its uses for residential and commercial plumbing applications worldwide. Visitors can access links to PEX in the news, learn about the sustainability factor of PEX, read about PEX FAQs and also view testimonials from customers.

“Uponor developed this site for consumers and professionals in the building industry who want to research what PEX is and what it can offer them,” stated Rich Houle, Uponor associate product manager, Commercial. is regularly updated with new information from plumbing and heating contractors and other building professionals who are successfully specifying and installing PEX plumbing, fire safety and radiant floor heating and cooling systems everyday in residential and commercial projects. In addition, the site is aggregating news about PEX and its applications from both the general media and various trade journals.