Building Design, Green Building, LEED, PE-XA Tubing, Radiant Cooling, Sustainable Design, TABS

Building Better Businesses with Radiant Heating & Cooling: A Case Study Review

Looking to find innovative ways to boost employee productivity, save money and innovate business operations?

Learn how radiant heating and cooling improves the lives and productivity of employees, boosts corporate perception, and saves businesses money.

Discover real-world examples of how businesses and organizations incorporate radiant heating and cooling into their builds.

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PE-XA Tubing, Plumbing System

5 Reasons Why Uponor’s Q&E Plumbing System Design Cares About Water

Picking the right plumbing system design matters now more than ever. The dangers of using outdated pipe systems to supply safe water to buildings are dramatically increased when cutting back on costs and quality just to save.

But, what are you actually saving on in the long run?

As engineers, knowing what the most affordable, effective, easy to install plumbing system that checks all of the safety boxes is can help you work within the confines of a given project, its timeline, water needs, and most importantly, its budget.

There is no need to compromise on quality.

In this infographic, we’ll walk you through Uponor’s Q&E plumbing system and list the top 5 reasons it cares about water (and why you should be considering it for your next project).

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PE-XA Tubing, Plumbing System

[Infographic] Best Pipes For Plumbing? PEX-a Pipes vs The Rest

Does your next project or home call for plumbing materials that meet the highest quality and safety standards? Whilst all metal pipe and plastic systems have their pros and cons, we firmly believe that PEX-a is the only choice you should be considering. Learn how this premium made plastic stacks up against PVC, copper, stainless steel and more in our infographic. Continue reading

Manifolds, PE-XA Tubing, Plumbing System, Water Safety, Water Saving Technology

Flexible Plumbing Pipes & Clean Water: The Case for PE-Xa Pipes

Are you a water-wise engineer considering flexible plumbing pipes and a holistic system that promotes water safety?

If Hong Kong’s 2015 water safety scare taught us anything, it’s that plumbing system design and its components matter.

Discover why Uponor’s PE-Xa pipes are undoubtedly the industry choice for a highly efficient plumbing system and safer water now and into the future.

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Aqua Plus, Manifolds, PE-XA Tubing, Plumbing System, Water Saving Technology

Safer water with Uponor’s PPM manifolds and our auto shut off valve

Are you looking for an automated water safety system for your next building project?

Finding the right system that checks all of the boxes can be complicated, but it does not need to be.

Learn about Uponor’s PPM manifolds and how integration with our auto shut off valve makes for a more streamlined solution that offers flexibility, promises water safety and easier installation.

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PE-XA Tubing, Plumbing System, Water Safety, Water Saving Technology

Comparing the types of water shut off valves that keep tap water safe

With outdated water delivery systems still being used in homes and water scarcity becoming more prevalent around the globe today, water damage, wastage and safety are of the utmost concern to homeowners and water-wise engineers alike.

Advances in plumbing technology, and specifically water shut off valves, have made it is possible to address these kinds of issues at a  fundamental level.

But, which types of water shut off valves are the best fit for your home or next building project?

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PE-XA Tubing, Water Safety

Uponor PE-Xa – The Solution to Hong Kong’s Water Safety Problem

Although Hong Kong’s water currently meets local standards of water safety, there is still widespread concern over water quality. There are many factors that can compromise municipal water safety which include sourcing and pipe quality. When it comes to pipe quality, PE-Xa is the most suitable piping solution. Learn why here.

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PE-XA Tubing, Radiant Cooling

Why You Should Use Pex-A Tubing Rather Than Copper For Your Next Project

Crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) was first prepared in the 1930’s by irradiating the extruded tube with an electron beam. Since its initial introduction, PEX has become increasingly popular in the construction industry. Pex-A tubing has become more popular than copper in recent times due to its many advantages.

In the last few decades, the manufacturing process has improved significantly. There are currently three methods for producing crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing. Continue reading

Green Building, PE-XA Tubing, Sustainable Building

8 Reasons Why Green Buildings Need to Use Radiant Cooling Rollout Mats

In January 2009, a supercentre retail chain opened its first environmental demonstration store. The new concept store uses about 60% less energy than the company’s typical supercentre store and reduces carbon emissions by an estimated 141 tons (metric tons).

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