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University of Iowa Visual Arts Building masterfully integrates striking aesthetics with innovative mechanical systems

Five-story, 126,000-square-foot, LEED® Gold building features numerous structural and mechanical innovations, including a thermally activated, bubble-deck slab, providing radiant cooling as well as radiant heating on six levels.

BY JOHN O’REILLY

IOWA CITY, IOWA — The Visual Arts Building (VAB) at the University of Iowa is a marvel of both aesthetic design and mechanical engineering. Six years in the making and completed in October 2016, the award-winning, 126,000 square-foot structure blends the artistry of the renowned Steven Holl Architects (New York) with an array of innovative mechanical systems that smoothly integrate with Holl’s aesthetics while meeting the numerous, industrial-like requirements of this challenging space.…

Uponor North America signs exclusive agreement with Pestan North America

Partnership with PP-RCT pipe and fittings company affirms Uponor as the leading polymer pipe solutions provider for commercial plumbing and HVAC

APPLE VALLEY (SEPTEMBER 18, 2019)Uponor North America and San Diego, Calif.-based Pestan North America (PNA), a supplier of PP-RCT pipe and fittings, today announced the signing of an agreement naming Uponor the exclusive distributor of PNA’s proprietary PP-RCT (polypropylene, random copolymer, with modified crystallinity and temperature resistance) products throughout the U.S. and Canada.…

Uponor & Belkin invest additional $12 million to grow joint-venture company, Phyn

APPLE VALLEY (MAY 9, 2019) — Uponor and Belkin have decided to invest an additional USD $12 million, $6 million each, into their joint venture company, Phyn, in 2019.  The new investment will be used for ongoing research and product development for smart water solutions as well as continuing efforts to grow in the North American and European markets.…

Phyn Plus wins Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019

APPLE VALLEY (Mar. 28, 2019)Phyn, the leading intelligent water company, is proud to announce that its first product – Phyn Plus, smart water assistant + shutoff – has been honored with the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019. Phyn is a joint venture of Belkin International, a global leader in consumer technology, networking and the Internet of Things; and Uponor, a leading supplier of residential plumbing.…

Phyn Plus launches B2B Dashboard and announces new tech enhancements

IBS Booth #N1654

Industry-leading smart water monitor and leak detection device will also launch next month in Europe

IBS 2019 Media Kit

Phyn Plus Videos:

Phyn Plus: 3D Product Video

Phyn Plus: How It Works Video

Phyn Plus
New Photos

Phyn Plus 
Press Release

Phyn Plus
Spec Sheet

Uponor Residential Builder Brochure

ProPEX® Copper Press Adapters Press Release

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2019Phyn and Uponor, the companies behind Phyn Plus Smart water assistant + shutoff and the Uponor Pro Squad, recently announced that its industry-leading water monitoring and leak detection innovation is now even smarter with the introduction of a B2B multi-property dashboard as well as several new features designed to improve the user experience and make homes safer.…

Uponor North America appoints Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Feb. 12, 2019 — John Schleiter has been appointed Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs, North America, for Uponor North America.  As the North American organization’s chief in-house counsel and key member of the senior management team, he will direct the management of legal affairs for the organization and provide strategic leadership on business matters to promote and protect the interests of the company, its customers and the industry.…