Uponor North America’s Bill Hooper Appointed 74th Chair of CIPH

Regional Sales Manager and 30-year veteran of the hydronics industry will lead the plumbing and heating association

MISSISSAUGA, ON (JUNE 28, 2021) — With industry leadership a longstanding cornerstone of Uponor North America, the company proudly welcomes the recent election of Bill Hooper, Regional Sales Manager – Atlantic with Uponor Atlantic Ltd., as the 74th Chair of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH). The announcement was made at the CIPH’s 89th Annual General Meeting, held virtually on June 15.

SBT Initiative Approves Uponor’s GHG Emission-reduction Targets

Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined path to reduce emissions in alignment with the Paris Agreement goals

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 04, 2021 — Science Based Targets (SBT), an organization dedicated to driving climate action in the private sector, recently granted Uponor approval of its new greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction targets. The SBT initiative defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies’ goals. The targets are set in alignment with the latest climate science requirements needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and aim to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C (approximately 3°F).

Uponor Revamps AquaSAFE™ Fire Safety Training for Installers

New online qualification replaces former Level I classroom and Level II job-site training program

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., April 27, 2021 — To support the growing demand for fire safety contractor training, Uponor North America recently revamped the former AquaSAFE™ Level I classroom and Level II job-site training into one comprehensive, online qualification program via Uponor Academy Online.

Minnesota family’s new, healthy “forever home” features PEX-based plumbing and radiant systems

Veteran pipefitter and longtime PEX installer Justin Johnson chooses Wirsbo hePEX™ (radiant heating) and Uponor AquaPEX® (plumbing) to boost the health, comfort, and energy efficiency of his new home.

AFTON, MINNESOTA — Justin Johnson and his wife, Jessica, had been planning their “forever home” for five years when they decided in late 2019 that they were finally ready to begin construction. Johnson has worked as a union pipefitter in the plumbing and HVAC industries on a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential projects since the mid-1990s. Now, the 25-year industry veteran would have the opportunity to install many of the same comfort-enhancing and energy-efficient systems inside his new, 4,600-sq.-ft. home.

Uponor earns third Governor’s Safety Award

Distribution center in Lakeville, Minn., receiving recognition for excellence in workplace safety and health

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., APRIL 13, 2021 — During the May 4-5, 2021 Virtual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference, Uponor North America will receive its third Governor’s Safety Award. Presented by the Minnesota Safety Council, the award recognizes the company’s distribution center in Lakeville, Minn., for exemplary workplace safety and health.

Uponor partners with IWSH in honor of World Plumbing Day

The alliance strives to achieve clean and safe water across the U.S., especially in marginalized communities that face the greatest challenges

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 11, 2021 — In recognition of World Plumbing Day, Uponor North America and the International Water Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) announced a new partnership that will help address critical water and sanitation inequities in the United States.

Uponor and Bullfrog Power Set Green Electricity Agreement

Driving to Sustainable 2025 Power Sourcing Goals in North America

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., FEBRUARY 9, 2021 — Uponor North America and Bullfrog Power Inc. (Bullfrog), Canada’s leading green energy provider, announced today a green electricity agreement for Uponor North America Calgary and Mississauga, Canada facilities. Uponor joins the growing number of Canadian organizations supporting green energy across Canada with Bullfrog Power, a Spark Power Company.