AHR 2020 Media Kit
Brings Award Winning Smart Home Leak Detection and Water Monitoring Solutions to the Residential Builder Community
|IBS 2020 Media Kit|
LAS VEGAS, January 21, 2020 — Phyn, the leader in intelligent water solutions backed by Uponor and Belkin International, showcases its commitment to innovation in sustainable and water efficient construction products and technology with the introduction of Phyn Plus Pro Edition at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS). Created for and sold exclusively to professional channels including home builders and the residential construction community, Phyn Plus Pro Edition shares all of the best-in-class capabilities of the award-winning consumer Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant + Shutoff product, the most accurate and comprehensive
Offering 10 different configurations, new fitting series aims to cut costs and boost productivity by eliminating the time-consuming task of composing tees on the job site
APPLE VALLEY, MINN (JAN. 21, 2020) —A significant number of all pipe connections on commercial job sites are composed tees. Taking the time to create these tees increases labor costs, while undercutting installation efficiencies. A new series of ProPEX® engineered polymer (EP) reducing tees from Uponor North America allows system designers and installers to eliminate these costly, time-consuming connections to better meet tight project deadlines and keep schedules on track.
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.
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.
APPLE VALLEY (JULY 25, 2019) — Houston-based David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held home builder in the U.S., announced today the winners of its annual Partners of Choice awards, and Uponor North America (Uponor) was recognized for the sixth year in a row — this year receiving an ‘AA’ ranking in quality and service.
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.
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.
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Industry-leading smart water monitor and leak detection device will also launch next month in Europe
|IBS 2019 Media Kit|
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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2019 — Phyn 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. The device will also be commercially available in Europe beginning next
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.