Uponor News Release


July 18, 2011
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Brand Management Senior Manager
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249



Using Radiant Systems to Maximize LEED® Points Training Course Approved by USGBC

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Devin AbellonDevin Abellon, business development manager, Uponor Engineering Services, is now presenting a course that was recently approved for one (1) continuing education hour by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Abellon's course, "Embedded Tube Radiant Systems to Maximize LEED® Points," focuses on hydronic radiant application and design concepts that can be used as part of an overall energy-efficient strategy for heating and cooling a structure.

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"Hydronic radiant technology is an excellent source for optimizing energy performance in HVAC systems," says Abellon. "Many people are still unaware of the innovations in hydronic radiant technology — especially radiant cooling — which is fast becoming the system of choice for energy-efficient HVAC applications."

Key topics of the training include radiant heat transfer fundamentals, construction methods, piping and control strategies, and energy modeling.

To sign up for the course, search course number 0090006344 on the USGBC website at www.usgbc.org.

Uponor, Inc. is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety, and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets in the United States. Uponor, Inc. employs 380 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

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Devin Abellon  

Devin Abellon, business development manager, Engineering Services, is the presenter of "Embedded Tube Radiant Systems to Maximize LEED® Points".

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